RESIDES IN: Boulder, CO
POSITION: Sous Chef, Centro Latin Kitchen and Refreshment Palace
CULINARY EDUCATION: Baltimore International College
FAVORITE SIMPLE RECIPE: For spring: Spicy snap pea salad
BIO: Born in Maryland and raised on a horse farm, Melissa spent her youth surrounded by farm fresh produce and livestock. Her upbringing influenced her love of food and cooking from an early age. After receiving her culinary degree from Baltimore International College, Melissa relocated to Boulder, Colorado where she currently serves as a Sous Chef at Centro Latin Kitchen and Refreshment Palace. Dedicated to creating soulful Latin America cuisine, her favorite part of cooking is making people happy. Melissa's goals and plans for the future include endless travel, culinary endeavors and continually expanding her food knowledge.
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