BFA, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA.
Food Blogger/Writer, KitchenWrangler.com. Owner, Melissa Guerra: Latin Kitchen Market, San Antonio, TX. Host, The Texas Provincial Kitchen, KLRN San Antonio and PBS. Bilingual Spokesperson, Kraft, Coca-Cola, Goya, and Mazola. Consultant, Culinary Expert, Texas Ranch House, PBS.
Nominee, James Beard Foundation Award, Book—Food of the Americas; Finalist, International Association of Culinary Professionals Cookbook Award—American; Dishes from the Wild Horse Desert: Norteño Cuisine of South Texas.
Dishes from the Wild Horse Desert: Norteño Cuisine of South Texas. The Texas Provincial Kitchen.
Les Dames d’Escoffier. Founding Board Member, Foodways Texas. The Culinary Institute of America Latin Cuisines Advisory Committee.