James Corwell, CMC
Chef James Corwell has begun the next chapter of his culinary career as the inventor and founder of Tomato Sushi and OH! Foods LLC, bringing his international culinary experience to the table from Europe and Japan. With over 30 years of diversified experience and training, Corwell is no stranger to food innovation within the restaurant industry but also culinary instruction, corporate brand development and assimilation of emerging culinary trends.
Corwell is one of approximately 68 certified master chefs. Corwell was award best new chef 2010 and best new restaurant 2010 in by New Orleans Magazine, where he spent two years as the operator/ owner Le Foret in New Orleans, LA. Corwell also spent four years at The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone, one of Napa Valley’s premier destination points, as an instructor and executive chef at the Wine Spectator Greystone Restaurant. In 2004, Corwell became an ACF Certified Master Chef the highest certification of merit.
Corwell has also lectured and written extensively about the history and origins of ingredients and the foods that we know today. Corwell has been a featured speaker on behalf of Tomato Sushi, conscious capitalism and the vegan phenomenon for the Ivy League Vegan Conference, the James Beard Foundation and the American Culinary Federation.