Kendras Kitchen Natural Foods inc
Healthy Gourmet Cuisine,
Kendra's Kitchen Multi Purpose Rub & SW Seasoning & Harvests from the Kitchen's Garden

Est. 1987
Testimonials and Resume  

Marquis Publication Who's Who in America 2020/2021/2022 has honored Chef Kendra A. Wilcox in Celebration of the Field of Culinary Arts Click here

Thanksgiving 2021, Telluride & Mt. Village
“Kendra’s Kitchen provided an exquisite Thanksgiving for my visiting family. The spectrum of flavors and textures delighted us all. She provided Chef services for our meal to accommodate a variety of dietary intolerances. Her detailed preparation directions were easy to follow. I’m grateful for the experience I could share through her soul nourishing food.” -Kristin Telluride, CO

Kendra's Resume

Culinary is an Art (pdf)

Food Safety Certificates(pdf)

Kendra's Equestrian Resume

Client List


Mountaineering/Mt. Biking Resume
Ms. Kendra A. Wilcox
May 8, 1964 Birthday

  • 4 years old started Skiing with group & private instruction at Sunrise and Mammoth Ski Resort in Arizona with Family, Dr. & Mrs. William Curtis-Nash Wilcox, M.D..
  • 7 -11 years old, Skiing & Hiking, Camping & Summiting Peaks with Dr. & Mrs. Charles Zukoski, M.D. of Tucson, Arizona and best friend to this day, their daughter Ann, Mammoth Ski Resort, Vail,
  • 10th Mt. Division Hut, 2 weeks stay. Various camping trips throughout the West.
  • 13 years old, Crans Montana, Switzerland,  2 week private instruction with Sylvia
  • 13 years old Italian Dolimites, Ski Trip with Bedgebury Park School for Girls,  Goudhurst Kent, England.
  • High School/Foxcroft, Ski Trips & Instruction, Seven Springs, PA and Stratton, Vermont.
  • Boston University, cross county ski trips in the Berkshire Mtns.
  • 1987, residency location to Telluride, Co. Ski & Instruction with Telluride Women's Ski Week, Tutelage under Marty Kuntz, Terri Saverlli, Cindy Smith and Susie Hughes.
  • 1992 -1997. Private Snowboard Instruction with Kendra's Kitchen Team Member, Server & Bartender, Jordan Schafear. 
  • 1997-2000  Women's Ski Group with Hugh Sawyer and Pancho Winters, Mogul & Double Black Diamond Sking.
  • 1987 - to Current, Mt. Biking Moab, Montrose & Uncompaghre Platuea, 1996 - 2000, Mt. Biking with Martin Adams & Friends in Aspen & San Juan Mtns, Sante Fe & Sedona, AZ.
  • 1993, 1994 &1995 Heli Skiing and Backcountry Climbing/Skiing with Skyline Ranch, Mr. Dave Farny and Daughter, Cindy Farny and Group Employees.
  • 1996-2000 Hiking and Backcountry skiing with Martin Adams, 1996 Mt. Everest Summiter with Scott Fischer's Company, Mountain Madness & Lead Guide Anatoli Boukreev and Team Members Charlotte Fox & Tim Madsen, Ophir and Aspen, Colorado. Backcounty skiing in the  La Sal Mtns nr Moab, Utah with Boyfriend, Martin Adams.
  • 1998 & 1999, Imogene Pass Run 25th & 26th Annual, Sept 12 & Sept 11, 4:08 time & 4:13 hours
  • 1990-2016 Ski Resorts - Telluride Ski & Golf, Vail, Copper, Loveland, A Basin, Breckenridge, Keystone, Winter Park, Monarch, Crested Butte, Silverton, Durango, Aspen = Backcountry Skiing, Utah = Alta, Highlands, Park City, Backcountry touring Sundance, Sneffles and Red Mountain. since 1989, Avalanche School 7 times and RULE #1 DO NOT GET STUCK AN AVALANCHE.  Make sure you have a knowledgeable TEAM.
  • End of August to Mid October 2000, Climb of the Kids Fundraiser for the Children's Hospital of Denver, 54 peaks in a month and a half and Raised 80,000.00. Kendra's Kitchen donated Energy food and Safteyr equipment. Kendra summited/keyholed 6 Peaks with the Group in the Aspen Area.
  • Ski Season 2016/2017- See you on the Slopes or at Apres Ski at the Telluride Ski Resort.

BBQ Rehearsal Dinner for Wedding, Sept 2012
"I want to take a moment to say thank you again for the wonderful dinner this past Friday. You and your team were truly incredible and really made our evening wonderful with all of your yummy food and superior customer service to everyone in attendance. We appreciated the surprises in the refrig. Saturday morning - thank you, thank you. Things could not have been more perfect. You were wonderful to work with Kendra and I appreciate every so much the fact that you are one take charge gal with no handholding on my part the night of the dinner. You are the BEST. My thanks!" Sue Lake

Thank you so much for your involvement in the 2011 Telluride Festival of the Arts. We are so very grateful for your partnership and for making the Grand Tasting such a success. We have already made changes to the 2012 event based on your comments from this past weekend. Telluride Festival of the Arts.

"Kendra is creative as well as Health Conscious when it comes to Food. She has catered a sit down dinner as well as a cocktail party for us. She is energetic and an entertaining caterer and we would recommend her." October 2011. Bonnie & David Mehl , Mt. Village and AZ.

"People are raving about your cowboy BBQ sauce - They want to know if you are bottling it ..... and where to purchase it'' A Friend and Co Worker, Eileen Burns, Burns Publications of Telluride. Telluride Arts & Culinary Festival, Aug. 13, 2011.

"Thanks for the most delicious food, recipes and the quick and easy, especially the high altitude, cooking tips." Your Seasoning is the Best" A shopper at the Celebrity Chef Brunch& Demo, Azadi Rugs, Telluride Film Festival 2011.

"Best Seasoning that I know of, giving all dishes from Breakfast to Gourmet Dinners a Great Flavour." Facebook, October 2011. Mary Dawn DeBriae, Owner of Alpen Schatz. Telluride.

"I just wanted to drop you a note to tell you it was such a pleasure to meet you at the Brunch recently. Thank you for sharing the wonderful food and great conversation" Judge Mary Ann, Sept. 2011

"My Father loved the sweet potato puree for our Thanksgiving Dinner. I am not even a fan of sweet potatoes; however, this dish was delicious! Thanks for preparing our meals at the Ag House. It makes our stay most enjoyable" Guests of Ag House, since 2006.

"She is a machine" able to produce MANY poached eggs and served Hot! The line doubled after locals heard Chef Kendra was serving her eggs Benedicts w/a Tarragon Hollandaise Sauce with Colorado Spring Asparagus & Maple Glazed Canadian Bacon in a Heart shaped Puff Pastry for Mother's Day Brunch." May 2008. Lady Harley Brooke-Hitching.

"The best tomatoes I have ever tasted from a Farmer's Market and OHHHH - I still remember those Crab & Lime Crab Cakes made with Kendra's Kitchen SW Seasoning at Eric Jacobsen's Wedding { Approx. 15 years ago, Former owner of Bridal Veil Falls House & Water Station.} "They were the Best in the World!" Michael Ott of Telluride. Guest Chef & Demo @ Montrose Farmer's Market 2009.

Made Honorary Chef for Heuvos Rancheros at Texas Hunting Camp by several Hunters {and it was the Healthy Gourmet version.} Dec. 2010.

"I have known and admired you and your work ethic for over 25 years" ..Click here to read more letter received from W. Wallace Poole, Jr.

I have known Kendra since 1979 - Kendra is an entrepreneur who has achieved success through hard work and integrity. She is able to create food to suit anything ranging from sophisticated wedding to a hunting camp feast. Kendra enjoys what she does and takes responsibility for ensuring everything she does is a success and she is such a pleasure to work with.
Kimberly A. Elting, Dallas, Texas .

As an organizer, I appreciate having business associates that I can count on: your are such a partner. On behalf of the Smithsonian, I thank you for all your fine work.
Valerie Pawlewicz, Smithsonian Seminar Coordinator

As a special event planner for the past 12 years, she is always the first name on my list of suitable providers, As I have seen time and again that her standards of quality, creativity and service are as high as mine. She is prompt, fair and thinks calmly on her feet when problems arise.
Dyno Wahl Special Events Manager, Telluride Ski & Golf Company.

Over the past 12 years I have helped Kendra with her catering - She is wonderful, organized and an approachable director. Kendra is extremely focused energetic and stable. I always enjoy working with/for her, with her consistent good sense of humor and mood, her fairness & generosity, all of those things have made a busy work atmosphere quite enjoyable!
Jenny Booth, a contract employee.

In addition, Kendra is ambitious, conscientious, consistent, dedicated, diligent, humorous, intelligent and above all qualified.
Winnie & Bob Roloson, clients since 1987

Everything went so smoothly due to, in your part, your organization. You are very professional and wonderful to work with. I hope our paths cross again.
Caterer for Wedding. Rebecca Adams

We can't express how happy we were with everything! You did an amazing Job!
Caterer and Coordinator for Wedding of M.E. and Steve Clary, Regional Winner of AskMartha Wedding contest.

Thanks for your help!. Always fun to see you.
Jim Hayes, Former Publisher of Fortune Magazine.

Looking forward to seeing you and anxious to hear of all your literary news.
Kelso & Jo Sutton, Former Publisher of Time Magazine

You helped in many ways to make the event great. Your demonstration was great and really enjoyed by the group.
Best of The West Food Fest, Sept. 2001.

A cooking school student's comment. " 1. The Food. 2. The instructor's style. 3. And the Food. It was great - better than watching the Av's!"
Cooking School of the Rockies, Sizzling Southwest Class, May 21, 2001.

A student's evaluation after 25 different cooking classes - The menu variety. It is great like it is.
Cooking School of the Rockies.

"I choose to volunteer for Share Our Strength's Operation Frontline because it is a curriculum that truly educates people and helps low income families get ahead so they may better their lives in America - the land of Opportunity. "Give a person a fish and they'll eat for a day. Teach them to fish and they will eat for a lifetime. A balanced diet and the importance of of nutrient is congruent with my Chef work and teaching of Southwest French Fusion Cuisine thus Healthy Cuisine. It is quite natural for me to be intrigued with this program".
Chef Kendra - Fundraising for the SOS - 2002.

As a volunteer, I can always count on you to be there on time and to making each class new and exciting for the participants. Your most striking assets are your fine tuned culinary skills and energetic personality.
Devi Dibella, Program Coordinator, Share Our Strength's Operation Frontline, May 2001.

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