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Faculty Bio: Melissa Guerra

Culinary Arts
Instructor—Culinary Arts

Education:
BFA, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA.

Professional Experience:
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.

Awards:
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.

Author:
Dishes from the Wild Horse Desert: Norteño Cuisine of South Texas. The Texas Provincial Kitchen.

Member:
Les Dames d’Escoffier. Founding Board Member, Foodways Texas. The Culinary Institute of America Latin Cuisines Advisory Committee.

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