Host Jamika Pessoa poses with her Crab Stuffed Hush Puppies, or Crush Puppies, as seen on Let's Eat, Season 1.

Photo by: Jason DeCrow

Jason DeCrow

Jamika Pessoa is a chef and caterer to the stars, known for bold twists on traditional dishes, especially those of her Southern and Caribbean heritages. Audiences first met Jamika on Food Network Star where they came to know her innovative style, sassy personality, and inspiring tenacity in the kitchen.Since then she has been featured on Cooking Channel's Donut Showdown, Unique Sweets. Jamika is also a recurring judge on Food Network's upcoming series Ultimate Summer Cook-Off.

Jamika's Recipes

Deep-Dish Spaghetti Pizza

Main Challenge: Spicy Southern Collard Greens with Sweet Maple Cornbread

Quick Sausage and Seafood Stew

Crispy Egg Noodle-Wrapped Shrimp

Lemon-Herb Potato and Pasta Mason Jar Salad

No-Mess Cinnamon Bread In A Bag

Mini Lasagna Roll-ups

Linguine with Parmesan Chicken and Artichokes

Blue Cheese-Aged Rib-Eye Steak

No-Mess Pizza Bread In A Bag

Parmesan Chicken Fingers and Chicken Piccata

Spicy Grilled Pineapple Shortcake

Sloppy Joe-Nut

Stuffed Grilled Turkey Burger Topped with Grilled Peaches

Jack-O'-Lantern Onion Dip

Southwestern Chicken Mason Jar Salad

Crush Puppies

Classic Cobb Mason Jar Salad

Butter Cracker "Apple Pie"

Chicken Corn Chowder Biscuit Bowls

Mango Mojito Pudding

Cookies and Scream Graveyard Crunch

About Jamika

Jamika Pessoa

Jamika Pessoa is a chef and caterer to the stars, known for bold twists on traditional dishes, especially those of her Southern and Caribbean heritages.

Jamika's Show