Donna Pudelwitts

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Las Vegas, Nevada
California State University Dominguez Hills
Quick And Easy Home Cooking Tips, Family-friendly Meal Ideas, Food And Wine Pairings
  • With a multicultural background and parents who loved culinary adventures, Donna was raised in a family with an eclectic palate that indulged in diverse cuisines from around the world.
  • Growing up in the heart of Los Angeles gave Donna the unique advantage of having some of the best restaurants and most passionate chefs right in her backyard.
  • Donna had the privilege of working with the Riboli Family at the historic San Antonio Winery, where she picked up the intricacies of wine tasting from the best in the business.


While working towards her degree, Donna spent several years in the restaurant industry in service and administrative roles, learning the business from the inside out. She had the amazing opportunity to work with chef Ricardo Zarate and meet other notable up-and-coming culinary talents in LA. After earning her degree, she moved to Las Vegas and worked as the Associate Editor for Nevada Business Magazine and Content Manager for a prestigious online marketing firm. Now, with two young boys at home, Donna is a full-time freelance writer focusing on topics related to home and family, cooking, health, fitness, and lifestyle tips. In addition to The Daily Meal, her work has been featured in Glam, Health Digest, and other online publications.


Donna has a Bachelor's degree in Business Marketing from California State University, Dominguez Hills.
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