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Melly Mell's makes soul food from  recipes passed down through generations. Feeding you fills my heart.


I also offer healthy options to keep your heart and body healthy!

My Story

Hey! I'm Carmell. Now, we're friends.

So you know where your food is coming from, let me share a little bit about myself. 

I love cooking. I love teaching. I love my family and I LOVE my community. I created Melly Mell's to satisfy your soul food cravings and to keep black culture alive.

I come from a long line of cooks and teachers. I taught in the Madison School District for 12 years. In the summertime I taught students about food and culture while we made meals from around the world. 

We had a restaurant over off Badger Road for about 5 years, maybe you remember it? Now we focus on catering events. We prepare our food in the FEED kitchens on Madison's north side and are working on opening a location to serve people at Madison's up and coming Public Market.

Need some soul in your next event? Give me a shout and I'll help you out. Oh, and this is my husband. He, my kids, my grandkids, all help out.

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