Joined :1/18/2010 | Video Recipes: 7 | Follow Chef
Dix Hills, NY United States

Born and raised in Japan, Mamie came to the States to study business. After graduation from 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 (Peter Kump), she then continued her training at the test kitchen for Country Living Magazine in NYC and Le Bernardin as well as top restaurants in NY. Mamie was also a sous chef at Annemarie's Dining Room (Annemarie Huste is a former private chef to Jackie Kennedy) in NYC and a catering chef to Star Boggs in Westhampton Beach. 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 Gluten-Free Tuffipops/Truffibites, the sublime fusion of truffle and brownie, is talked by Ladies' Home Journal and Gluten Free Living magazine, Living Without and others. Gotta Eat Sweets's custom decoration for special events, wedding, holiday party and corporate party are picked by "6 New Products Spotted at the BizBash New York Expo". Mamie is a certified sake sommelier, approved by the Sake Service Institute in Japan.