Pastry Chef Mellisa Root
Mellisa Root

Pastry Chef

How to Become A: Chef


Watch Mellisa Root, Pastry Chef at Rosewood/Sandhill Madera Restaurant in Palo Alto, share how she combined her childhood obsession with cooking and her love of art, to win a gold medal at the 2008 World Culinary Olympics and create a successful career as a pastry chef. Impress your friends with her recipe for making homemade marshmallows, and be sure to check out her "What I Do" clip to see some of her other amazing dessert concoctions. Her advice to girls is to find a way to make a living at what is that you love to do.

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