Born in Jamaica Queens, New York to Guyanese parents, Melica developed her passion for the culinary arts. Authentic Caribbean and American cuisines, became her passion.So much so that Melica attended the Stratford University for Culinary Arts to perfect her craft. After graduating, Melica decided to put her love of fine cuisine into action. Armed with a dream and her mothers passion, Melica started her own catering business, Zest~n~Spice, in 2007. Zest~n~Spice has catered exclusive events that range from Charity Fundraisers, Corporate Luncheons to NFL Celebrity Events. Zest~n~Spice Cuisine - is your preferred professional cater for all types of events. Obsessed with flavors and spices, Zest~n~Spice offers a wide range palette that include vegan and traditional cuisines, that will make any event memorable.