The Culinary Institute of America

Melissa Fritz

Spotlight On: Melissa FritzBaking and Pastry Arts

Lecturing Instructor—Baking and Pastry Arts

Email: m_fritz@culinary.edu

Education:
BS, Johnson & Wales University, Providence, RI. AS, Johnson & Wales University, Charleston, SC.

Professional Experience:
Instructor, The Art Institute of Houston, Houston, TX. Pastry Chef, The Inn at Dos Brisas, Chappell Hill, TX. Pastry Chef and Wedding Cake Designer, Baked, Charleston, SC. Adjunct Instructor, Culinary Institute of Charleston at Trident Technical College, Charleston. Owner/Pastry Chef, Red Velvet’s Cakes & Confections, Charleston. Pastry Chef, The Kiawah Island Club, Kiawah Island, SC. Assistant Pastry Chef, The Four Seasons Hotel, Philadelphia, PA. Corporate Pastry Chef, The Cliffs Golf & Country Club, Landrum, SC. Acting Pastry Chef/Sous Pastry Chef, Smith & Wollensky, Washington, DC. Pastry Cook, Michele Richard’s Citronelle, Washington, DC; Peninsula Grill at the Planters Inn, Charleston; The Woodlands Inn, Summerville, SC.

Awards:
First place, Careers Through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) competition.

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