Incredible journeys that shape the present & future of food & beverage industry

Written by Hema Reddy / October 22nd, 2015



Melanie Moss is a life long pastry chef. She started her own company last year along with sous chef Alex Hawkins. They create jewel-inspired pastries and sell them under the brand Mini Melanie.

With clients like Spotify, BirchBox, Morgan Stanley, and lots of weddings, Mini Melanie is on fire. They were recently included in the 2016 NYC Michelin Guidebook. Melanie shares her experience:

  • What inspired the bling?
  • “Startups like to help other startups.”
  • What are your hours like now that you work for yourself compared to working at a restaurant?
  • What Melanie learned worked under renowned Blue Hill chef Dan Barber.
  • On setting the table for an heir of the Rockefeller family