Job Title : Whole Foods Market Chef Ambassador
Chef Melissa King is one of the most exciting young talents in America’s culinary scene. After graduating from The Culinary Institute of America, King
trained under several Michelin-star and James Beard-recognized chefs including Dominique Crenn (Atelier Crenn), Craig Stoll (Delfina), and Ron Siegel (The Ritz Carlton Dining Room). She earned national recognition as a finalist on the Bravo hit TV series “Top Chef.”
King’s hyper-local cooking style combines the Bay Area’s best ingredients with French techniques and delicate Asian flavors. In 2015, King founded Co+Lab, an experimental pop-up dinner series in which she collaborates with local chefs and food artisans.
She is a supporter of womens empowerment, environmental sustainability, and is an active chef ambassador for Whole Foods Market, a global organic foods supermarket. She was selected as Celebrity Grand Marshal in representation for San Francisco Pride 2016. She is currently working on the opening of Elle Café in the fashion district of Tokyo, in collaboration with Elle Magazine (Japan) set to open Oct 28, 2016.
To learn more about Melissa King, please visit chefmelissaking.com.
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Melissa King is innovating with WFM as our first chef ambassador. She designed the tap room menu for the new Santa Clara store, and also created recipes for store hot bars region-wide. The company is also introducing Melissa to its suppliers in an effort to clarify its commitment to responsible sourcing.
The partnership is innovative both for Melissa and Whole Foods Market. Melissa can comment on how, and how she innovates with food too.