Born and raised in Japan, Mamie came to the States to study business. After the business school and a career on Wall Street, Mamie abandoned corporate life for her culinary passion. Finishing a Culinary Arts degree from the Institute of Culinary Education, she continued her training at top restaurants in NYC. Mamie now teaches at the Institute of Culinary Education, the Natural Gourmet Institute and Sur la Table. In addition, she runs private cooking parties, Japanese Cooking Studio, and gives at-home culinary lessons, and also caters to your special occasions. Mamie works as a free-lance food stylist and recipe developer and her work can be found in magazines, advertisements and cookbooks. Her new company, Gotta Eat Sweets makes Tuffipops/Truffibites, the sublime fusion of truffle and brownie, is talked by Ladies' Home Journal and Gluten Free Living magazine, Living Without and others. Mamie is a certified sake sommelier, approved by the Sake Service Institute (SSI) in Japan.Contributor details – Résumé in development.