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Melissa Araujo/ Photos courtesy of Melissa Araujo
Melissa Araujo/ Photos courtesy of Melissa Araujo
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If you could boil down Chef Melissa Araujo’s career to a few words, they might be talent, perseverance, and circumstances.

“I worked in restaurants as my first job, then it became a necessity because my dad kicked me out,” she said.

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