We've Got a New Look!

Hi Everyone, I want to introduce myself before I get too far into the post. My name is May-Lin and I started at Mini Melanie around September of last year. I have spent the past 5 years working in kitchens,...
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Valentine's Day Gifts for your loved ones (or yourself)!

Whoever is the sweetheart in your life, Valentine's Day is an extra excuse to indulge in chocolate. As a matter of fact, when February 14th rolls out, we think you should have chocolate by 7AM just to make sure you're...
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Staff spotlight: Jorge Baldeon

  Hey, back again with another staff spotlight. This week I interviewed Jorge Baldeon who has been working here at Mini Melanie for almost two years. He's our highly skilled pastry chef and specializes in cookie decorating (he makes such...
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Staff spotlight: Serena Rosales

Hey guys, I'm back with another staff spotlight! This week we are checking in with Serena Rosales, Decorator and Pastry Guru at Mini Melanie. Serena’s a little shy, but let’s see what fun stuff she has to share.  RM: When...
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Staff spotlight + new product launch: John Rodriguez

Hi! My name is Racheli Moskowitz, and I am a brand new intern at Mini Melanie. You'll be hearing more from me on our Instagram @minimelanienyc and here on this blog. We’re starting a new behind-the-scenes weekly spotlight, introducing our...
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Mother's Day Giveaways & Small Business Spotlights

Mother's Day is around the corner! Not only is this a day to shop and surprise moms, but it's also a day when Diana and I love to support some of our favorite women-owned and operated businesses. Mini Melanie is partnering...
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Halva Cake Truffles are back!

One of my strongest pre-Covid memories from last March is sitting with Rachel Simons of Seed + Mill  at a big, beautiful family-style table at Chelsea Market for a James Beard awards dinner in honor of Women's History Month. Before Covid,...
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DIY Birthday Kit video shoot

In this ever-changing virtual world, our goal for this unpredictable year is to stay relevant with services that are delicious, reliable, and FUN. Since launching our DIY Cookie Decorating Kits, we've been busy shipping kits nationwide as gifts, for individuals...
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Why We Started Making DIY Kits

DIY kits are something I never thought I'd get into. As a classically trained chef, I love delivering a beautiful, delicious finished product. Through all the changes our business has recently gone through, I've found out how much I love...
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Valentine's Day Gift Guide

Valentine's Day this year is all about showing that you care and you're thinking of someone. We're so excited about our Valentine's Day specials. There's truly something for everyone on your gift list. Eat your heart out! XOXO, Melanie &...
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