Testimony

Vagn Nielson

Vagn Nielson

As Corporate Executive Chef for Proof of the Pudding by MGR, Inc., Vagn emphasizes creativity and flexibility when preparing cuisine for thousands of clients they serve. From elegant dinners for a former President to picnic fare for Chastain Park concert-goers, or a seated dinner for thousands, Chef Vagn can create unique, personalized meals appropriate for the various events he caters. Chef Vagn has over forty years of international gourmet cooking experience. He began his career in Copenhagen, Denmark in a six-year training program at a local culinary school. This training led him to a four-year apprenticeship at the Hotel Imperial in Copenhagen, one of Europe’s finest hotels. He rounded out his training as an apprentice at Copenhagen’s Sheraton Hotel. Chef Vagn returned to Atlanta in 1984 as Executive Chef for an upscale restaurant. He was soon sought out as a Corporate Executive Chef, where he now prepares gourmet meals for 2,000, down to an intimate meal for two. You’ll enjoy hearing Vagn’s unique insight and his fascinating story.