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.