Kelly’s Heroes Story

Kelly the Owner with his Father Craig

A Cajun Family with Humble Beginnings

Kelly’s Heroes is owned and operated by the “Mcdonald Clan” stretching across many families and friends coming together to make one big, happy, food truckin’ business. Kelly McDonald is the president of the company with professional experience dating back to the early 90’s. His career has taken him on a journey all across the United States where he cooked in famous restaurants such as Canyon Lodge in Yellowstone National Park, John Colter restaurant in Colter Bay, Grand Teton National Park, and even in Hawaii at Ultimate Burger in Kona. Kelly isn’t a background operator; he believes the only way to ensure his recipes are on point is to execute them himself, so he does almost all the cooking, only trusting his business partner, Balthazar, to take over the cooking from time to time. This is one of the perks to eating at food trucks! It’s rare to have food prepared by the designer of recipes this day and age, aside from high-end, chef-driven restaurants that cost a fortune to dine. Kelly’s Father, Craig McDonald, is the dominant influence in Kelly’s life and an inspiration. Having owned two restaurants in Louisiana, Craig had the knowledge and wisdom to share with Kelly, giving the family business an advantage to get their endeavor up and running. Craig passed away in August of 2019, may God embrace him in the glory of Heaven. Kelly’s cousin Kelsey is a geologist by trade, but in his spare time he helps Kelly with all things technical. From designing menus, to creating professional web pages, he’s got the grit. To make this dream possible, Kelly has called on his whole clan for one thing or another, and he is ever-grateful for this blessing, and this statement is a “thank you” to everyone involved.

What Our Customers are Saying About Our Food

Kelly’s Hamburgers are the best burgers I’ve ever had, I visit his truck any time I can!

Kelsey Gangi, Burger Enthusiast

I love the Philly Cheese Steaks Kellys Heroes has. As someone who grew up in Philly they really remind me of the quality I used to get back home.

Olivia S., Burger Enthusiast

Every time I have been to Kelly’s Heroes (twice now) they have treated me with decency and respect. The food takes a few minutes to prepare but people have to understand that this isnt McDonalds and I am okay with waiting a little longer to get a real, freshly cooked meal. I have celiac disease and Kelly’s crew is always extremely careful in regards to cross contamination and making sure that I have something delicious to eat, even with my gluten allergy.

Donna Leigh, Burger Enthusiast

We had Kelly come out to our company to provide lunch to our employees and all I can say is just WOW. Everyone loved his burgers and his beard is very nice.

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Kelly McDonald
Kelly McDonaldOwner
Kelly McDonald is the president of the company with professional experience dating back to the early 90’s. His career has taken him on a journey all across the United States where he cooked in famous restaurants such as Canyon Lodge in Yellowstone National Park, John Colter restaurant in Colter Bay, Grand Teton National Park, and even in Hawaii at Ultimate Burger in Kona. Kelly isn’t a background operator; he believes the only way to ensure his recipes are on point is to execute them himself, so he does almost all the cooking, only trusting his business partner, Balthasar, to take over the cooking from time to time.
Balthasar Suniga
Balthasar Suniga