Collier began his career in a small bakery in 1991 and has worked in many types of restaurants from fine dining to high volume. Collier also attended Forest Park Culinary School in Saint Louis and earned two degrees, Culinary Arts and Restaurant Management. Some of Collier’s favorites are infused liquors, baking and pastries.
Owner Executive Chef
Growing up in an Italian household, James began cooking with his Mother and five sisters at a very young age. Later, he attended Forest Park Culinary School and has cooked in many fine restaurants in Saint Louis such as Zhivago’s, Catering St. Louis, Sam’s Steakhouse and Cafe Balabans. Some of James’ specialties include seafood, wild game and sauces.