We had the good fortune of connecting with Melissa Grant and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Melissa, what do you attribute your success to?
The Most Important Factor Is To Keep Applying God First And The Love For People And The Food We Are Cooking 2nd.

Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
The Vision Came With ALot Of Sweat And Tears. But God Always Placed Vessels To Open The Passage And The Highest Faith Of Trust In Him Continues To Break Down Barriers. The Vision Was To Cater To The Worl. Start A Non Profit Organization. Open A Food Truck And Resturant And Allow Juveniles To Work There . To teach Them How To Become Entrepreneurs,Buisness Owners. Feeding Summer Camp Programs.

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
Definitely Will Suggest Pan African Connection Its A Black Owned Buisness That Helps People To Get Started With There Buisness And Present There Merchandise Yo The City To Be Sold. Alot Of Black Heritage To See And Buy. Also Offer African Drum Classes. Art Classes And So Many Vegan Foods And Natural Juices And Organic Fruit.s. They Have So Many Resources To Help Small Buisnesses.

Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
Yes To Our Community That Continously Have Supported And Believed In Us From Day One Purchasing Plate Lunches From The Trunk Of Our Cars. St Phillips School And Community Center For Allowing Me A Scholarship With The Opportunity To Take Buisness Classes To Help To Further Buisness. And Also Charleston White For Promoting Us Repeatedly And Interviewing Us On His Utube Channel With Over 115,000 Views In Dallas, Tx.

Instagram: Meijayscreolecooking

Other: Utube interview With Charleston White. Charleston White And Meijays Creole Cooking. Also Charleston White And Meijays Creole Cooking.

Image Credits
Nissian Clay Cooley,, A W Brown Academy Scool, Charleston White Comedian., Birdie Alexander Elementary School, Drivers Select Chase Bank In Duncanville Tx. Freedom Honda Dealership. Also Freedom Chevrolet On Wheatland Rd. Rockwall Nissian., Nissian of Irving.. Uncle Dans Pawn Shop Cedarhill First Convience Bank Duncanville Tx. Does Barbecue Duncanville Tx. Bulleeze Wings And More. Wingworld Wheatland Rd Dallas. Walmart Duncanville Tx. Daiquiri Shop Duncanville Tx. Legends Night Club. Bright Brigade Car Wash Camp Wisdom Rd Dallas And So Many More.

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