Mellisa Root

Mellisa Root


About Mellisa Root

Prior to The Hairy Lobster Chef Mellisa Root, a whimsical pastry chef and chocolatier, worked at both Per Se and Rosewood Sand Hill.

My Venues


  • Rising Star Award (2013)
    Star Chefs
  • Golden Whisk
    Women's Chef Organization

Where I Go Out

Behind the Scenes

The Hairy Lobster
The Hairy Lobster
Happy Hour, Full Bar, Seafood, English, New American
Pearl District, Northwest Portland
"Some serious BBQ getting prepared for the Ghoulish Feast at The Hairy Lobster. They are a five day beef rib, rubbed, smoked, sous vide, charred and served to all the brave souls dining at their Epic Halloween feast!"
ChefsFeed thanks so much for
"ChefsFeed thanks so much for the awesome beers!!!!! What an outstanding surprise that came in the post today! Looking forward to after the shift, and sampling some new brews!"
The crying pig tacqueria Pop
"The crying pig tacqueria Pop Up! I love the flavor of chiles!"
Fried chicken and spicy sweet
"Fried chicken and spicy sweet potato, a portland dining month find!!!!!"
Crab salad with fresh made
"Crab salad with fresh made tamale... The smell of the fresh massa was insane!"
Just tried his for the first
"Just tried his for the first time... unbelievably smooth! A bottle will be joining my collection soon!"

At My Venues