The “Celebrating Our People” series is aimed at highlighting the many talented employees that make up Proof of the Pudding’s teams across the southeast. We hope you enjoy learning more about our hospitality and culinary POPstars!
POP: Tell us about YOU!
DARRELL: I enjoy being around other hospitality minded peeps, positive vibes are a MUST!
POP: What is the one piece of advice you would share with others at the beginning of their hospitality/catering career?
DARRELL: If food is involved, be careful what you eat! I’ve gained 20+ pounds over the years…
POP: What values would you say have shaped your life?
DARRELL: Be on time or early. Do what you say you are going to do. And, love is love.
POP: What was your favorite meal as a kid growing up?
DARRELL: Submarine sandwiches and soup on cold days with my Dad.
POP: Who in your life has influenced you the most?
DARRELL: Ben Witte (Proof of the Pudding), Carl Adkins and Scott Sweeney.
POP: What is your favorite song lyric or inspirational quote?
DARRELL: “It is what it is!”
POP: What is one thing people would be surprised to learn about Darrell Willms?
DARRELL: I’ve had two motorcycles in my past and still have my motorcycle license to this day. They were a Honda CBR F2 Super Sport and a Kawasaki EX-500.