Melissa's World Variety Produce will host an event at ICE

Melissa’s Produce: Tropical & Exotic Fruit Identification and Tasting

Don’t know your Cherimoya from your Finger Lime? Well then, it’s time you learn. Please join us as we welcome “Produce Expert” Robert Schueller from Melissa’s/World Variety Produce.


Free for ICE students! 

Institute of Culinary Education

521 East Green Street
Pasadena, CA 91101

Melissa's/World Variety Produce, Inc. is currently the largest distributor of specialty produce in the United States that supplies culinary professionals with staples, exotics and Melissa's full line of organic produce. With over 1000 items available at any given time, Melissa's imports and distributes exotic fresh fruits and vegetables from around the globe.

Robert Schueller is an industry leader who has worked at Melissa’s for more than 23 years. His deep knowledge has been shared in more than 10,000 articles and at food events and conferences such as the Disney World Epcot Food & Wine Festival. He is the official produce expert for Cooking Light Magazine and a member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals, the James Beard Foundation, the National Association of Specialty Food Trade and the Produce Marketing Association.