CHOCOLATIER & CAST MEMBER OF NETFLIX'S SCHOOL OF CHOCOLATE
Mellisa Root is an acclaimed chocolatier and pastry chef based in Virginia. She grew up inspired by the legendary, Julia Child, immersing herself in cookbooks at the local library and honing her culinary skills at home with her family. Eventually, Mellisa discovered her true passion for baking, and with her mother’s encouragement, decided to pursue pastry at CCA in San Francisco. That was just the beginning for Mellisa, who has since spent her professional life training with some of the most renowned chefs in the United States while racking up an impressive career of her own. Today, she is a sought-after chocolatier, pastry chef, judge, and consultant. Her list of accomplishments doesn't end there though. Most recently, she was handpicked to star on Netflix's School of Chocolate, a confectionary-oriented reality series that is set to leave your mouth watering. Get ready to drool over her creations!
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