Copy of Meet the Staff

David Hutchison, Chef Owner

With more than 35 years of experience in the restaurant and food industry, David has held various roles at well-known 5-Star restaurants and 5-Diamond resorts. For the past 21 years, he has operated catering businesses focused on chartered private jets and sport team clients.

David’s vast experience allows him to develop catering and meal solutions for any type of event or group.

Chef

Operations

Menu Planning

Sales

John Spellman, Owner

Having more than 35 years of experience, John has worked with several Fortune 500 retailing companies. His most recent role was with PetSmart, Inc., where his significant experience in operations, strategy development, procurement, and financial planning played a big role in his success.

Accounting

Finance

Marketing

Strategic Planning

Donald Fawcett, Executive Chef

Chef Donny is an American trained Chef with a background in Nutrition. After almost 10 years training in the Milwaukee & Chicago area, Donny has built a culinary life in the Valley of the Sun for over 15 years with locals, peers, and professional athletes alike. In constant pursuit of healthy, seasonal ingredients, and flavor, Donny has a hands-on approach when working with local farmers and chefs. With his nutritional background, Donny has worked side by side with Certified Master Nutritionists, creating meals for our natural lifestyles.

Kitchen Management

Food Preparation and Planning

Procurement

Jeff Wilson, Kitchen Operations Manager

Jeff has more than 25 years of experience in the restaurant, hotel, and food industry. He brings a strong level of operational knowledge and skills to our Phoenix kitchen operation.

Food Preparation and Planning

Procurement

Brenda Hernandez, Office Manager

Brenda has over 12 years of experience in the hospitality industry. She graduated from DePaul University with a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Leadership in 2013. Upon graduation, she managed the day-to-day operations and created exceptional events for an upscale Chicago-based catering company. Now in Phoenix, she brings her detail-oriented management skills to Top Notch Cuisine.

Billing

Vendor Relations

Customer Service