Born: Korea

Culinary Education: Learned to roll sushi at Kashima Japanese Restaurant in Santa Barbara, CA.

Your Style: Japanese California fusion

Favorite Dish: Summer Roll

Why: It’s cool, light & refreshing

Accolades/Experience: Head sushi chef at Love Boat Sushi Fashion Valley for two years. Previously worked at Kashima Japanese Restaurant (Santa Barbara, CA), Yanagi Sushi and Grill (Paso Robles, CA), and Tokyo Sushi (Victorville, CA).