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Melissa King

Celebrity Chef; Champion of "Top Chef All-Stars" and Finalist on "Top Chef" Season 12

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 Melissa King Biography

Chef Melissa King is one of the most exciting young talents in America’s culinary scene. After graduating from The Culinary Institute of America, King trained under several Michelin-star and James Beard-recognized chefs including Dominique Crenn, Craig Stoll, and Ron Siegel. She earned national recognition placing as a finalist on Bravo's television series Top Chef.

King’s hyper-local cooking style combines the Bay Area’s best ingredients with modern techniques and Asian flavors. In 2015, King founded Co+Lab, an experimental pop-up dinner series in which she collaborates with local chefs and food artisans. She is the first chef ambassador for Whole Foods Market. She’s created two ice cream flavors with Humphry Slocombe sold exclusively within Whole Foods: Hong Kong Milk Tea and Golden Milk & Gingerbread; a 3rd flavor to launch June 2018. She was selected as Celebrity Grand Marshal for San Francisco Pride 2016 and has modeled for a Levi's Strauss 2018 global Pride campaign advocating for the LGBTQ community. In Nov 2016, she was the opening guest chef of Elle Café Aoyama, a fine dining restaurant in the fashion district of Tokyo, in collaboration with Elle Magazine.

Along with being a chef, international consultant, television personality, and brand partner, King actively participates in speaking panels supporting women’s empowerment, environmental sustainability, food education for youths, and entrepreneurship. She also appears at food & music festivals such as Outsidelands, Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival, & the Napa Valley Film Festival.

She's been recognized as "one of the best female chefs in San Francisco" and a "40 under 40: Rising Star".

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  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Melissa King?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Melissa King for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Melissa King for your next private or corporate function.
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Melissa King

Celebrity Chef; Champion of "Top Chef All-Stars" and Finalist on "Top Chef" Season 12

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Melissa King Biography

Chef Melissa King is one of the most exciting young talents in America’s culinary scene. After graduating from The Culinary Institute of America, King trained under several Michelin-star and James Beard-recognized chefs including Dominique Crenn, Craig Stoll, and Ron Siegel. She earned national recognition placing as a finalist on Bravo's television series Top Chef.

King’s hyper-local cooking style combines the Bay Area’s best ingredients with modern techniques and Asian flavors. In 2015, King founded Co+Lab, an experimental pop-up dinner series in which she collaborates with local chefs and food artisans. She is the first chef ambassador for Whole Foods Market. She’s created two ice cream flavors with Humphry Slocombe sold exclusively within Whole Foods: Hong Kong Milk Tea and Golden Milk & Gingerbread; a 3rd flavor to launch June 2018. She was selected as Celebrity Grand Marshal for San Francisco Pride 2016 and has modeled for a Levi's Strauss 2018 global Pride campaign advocating for the LGBTQ community. In Nov 2016, she was the opening guest chef of Elle Café Aoyama, a fine dining restaurant in the fashion district of Tokyo, in collaboration with Elle Magazine.

Along with being a chef, international consultant, television personality, and brand partner, King actively participates in speaking panels supporting women’s empowerment, environmental sustainability, food education for youths, and entrepreneurship. She also appears at food & music festivals such as Outsidelands, Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival, & the Napa Valley Film Festival.

She's been recognized as "one of the best female chefs in San Francisco" and a "40 under 40: Rising Star".

Melissa King Videos

  • Levi's® Pride: A Conversation with Chef Melissa King
    Melissa King is a Top Chef finalist and chef ambassador for Whole Foods Market. For our 2018 Pride campaign, we talked with her about coming out,...
  • Hidden Seaside Gems of The Sunset with Chef Melissa King
    It’s a tour-de-force of delicious carbs and caffeine when you traipse around San Francisco’s Sunset district with chef Melissa King, a ten year...
  • Melissa King: "Top Chef Finalist" | Talks at Google
    Chef Melissa King is one of the most successful chefs in the food industry. After graduating from the Culinary Institute of America, she’s been...

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  • How to book Melissa King?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Melissa King for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Melissa King, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Melissa King or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Melissa King?

    Booking fees for Melissa King, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Melissa King, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Melissa King?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Melissa King for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Melissa King for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Melissa King or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Melissa King or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Melissa King is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Melissa King for your event is available upon request. Melissa King generally travels from San Francisco, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Stephanie Izard, Antoni Porowski, Dominique Crenn, Katrina Markoff and Lisa Ling. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Melissa King for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Melissa King Speaker Videos

  • Levi's® Pride: A Conversation with Chef Melissa King
    Melissa King is a Top Chef finalist and chef ambassador for Whole Foods Market. For our 2018 Pride campaign, we talked with her about coming out, taking on life challenges and what being part of the...
    Hidden Seaside Gems of The Sunset with Chef Melissa King
    It’s a tour-de-force of delicious carbs and caffeine when you traipse around San Francisco’s Sunset district with chef Melissa King, a ten year resident of the beachy, relaxed ‘hood that...
  • Melissa King: "Top Chef Finalist" | Talks at Google
    Chef Melissa King is one of the most successful chefs in the food industry. After graduating from the Culinary Institute of America, she’s been working with famous chefs from across country. With...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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