Beloved Denver dumpling chef finds permanent home for Yuan Wonton

September 18, 2023
On most prep days, Yuan Wonton chef Penelope Wong and her crew will make about 4,500 wontons of various ingredients, which are then frozen ahead of being cooked. Feb. 13, 2023.

With a popular food truck, chef Penelope Wong and her team make thousands of dumplings every day for Yuan Wonton. She's now opened a bricks-and-mortar home in Denver's Park Hill neighborhood. Ryan visited her prep kitchen in February to talk about her self-made business and her love of food and family.