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About Chef Melissa

Chef Melissa's professional education began at Western Culinary Institute in Portland, Oregon, where she developed hands-on skills in classic culinary techniques and restaurant management.  Her formal training included an internship at Wente Vineyards working in the catering and pastry departments.  In 1997 Chef Melissa received her diploma in Culinary Arts with honors and took a position with a corporate catering company.


Since 2000 Chef Melissa has owned and

operated her own catering business.


What people are saying


Jeff B.

"Anytime I have needed something for our office Chef Melissa is always there. Great food and service. I highly recommend her."


Carmela D.

"Amazing food. Best chef I know for catering. Well thought out recipes."


Michelle M.

"I can’t say enough about Chef Melissa, she was a complete pleasure to work with! She was so professional yet very warm and caring, you can tell she truly wants her clients to be happy! She catered our daughter’s wedding for 200 guests in a Tuscan Italian Theme. The antipasto display was very impressive. The salad was crisp and fresh with a house made balsamic that is probably the best I’ve tasted! Our entree’s were grilled to perfection - New York Steak and Chicken in a brandy cream sauce. Two different types of pastas, fresh veggies and caprese salad. Delicious doesn’t begin to describe it! We also had a dessert bar with 8 different types of fresh house made sinful treats! We would highly recommend Chef Melissa for any occasion large or small - you will not be disappointed!"

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