Stories by Chef Anja Lee, Kasia G. and the Team!

Learn how passion drives success, what it is like to have an excited and happy team, advice on how to do what you love most, what is it like to cater for top athletes and more! 

When Impactful Brands Align with Dedicated Practices

Sustainability & Plant-Based on the Forefront

Crafted by Kasia Grobelny with The Motherland Blog & Chef Anja Lee! 

The values of our company are reflected in the food we cook and the clients we work with. Our dedication to wholesome, high-quality ingredients and an emphasis on sustainability has been a mainstay of our business since day one. One of the best parts of our job is...

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How a childhood hobby blossomed into a passionate career

Anja Lee Wittels shares her journey

By Kasia G. (Also know for “The Motherland” blog!)

For many of us, figuring out who we want to be when we grow up is an ever-changing list. But others have a calling much earlier in life. 

Anja Lee Wittels, our head chef, founder and owner of Anja Lee Catering, didn’t need to wait to grow up to get started on her dreams. As a young girl, Anja...

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Zucchini Molasses Cacao Waffles! (With Maca Mesquite Latté)

A healthy, happy and exciting morning recipe for anyone willing to try something new! Vegan, gluten-free, and an option to make it paleo - perfect for almost anybody! The Latté adds new and exciting flavors to the dish, but is opotional. :)

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What Sets Us Apart – our commitment to healthy foods that nourish the body

As a company full of passionate cooks and health-focused people, we strive to bring people together to be nourished by high-quality, healthy, satisfying, delicious and beautiful food. We want our bodies’ energy and vitality to be top priority and therefore we cook with whole, organic foods while avoiding irritants such as...

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How We Started Catering for Professional Athletes

It’s mid-February and if you’re anything like the millions of fans out there, you’re knee-deep in pro basketball season, soaking up every game and watching your favorite athletes duke it out on the court. Here at Anja Lee Catering, we’ve been lucky enough to get to not only meet some of these stars in person, but also serve them some delicious grub! Here is Chef Anja Lee, sharing the story of how one phone call quickly changed everything: ...

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Bringing New Meaning to Woman in the Kitchen

Written by Kasia Grobelny with The Motherland Blog & More! 

Women have made great strides in the workforce across a broad spectrum of industries, however, many food industry veterans would agree that by and large, the food business is still led by men. But those numbers are changing fast and luckily we are seeing an increasing number of women enter the food space, especially in leadership roles. More and more females are opening up everything from hip bakeries to fast-casual restaurants, launching wine labels to running kitchens at world-famous restaurants and more. To quote Beyonce, “Who run the (food) world? GIRLS!” ...

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