Marisa Baggett arrived in Los Angeles from her home in Mississippi with one goal in mind: to learn as much as she could about great sushi. At the California Sushi Academy she studied sushi preparation, sushi culture and and how to make other Japanese dishes. After graduation she returned to the South. Marisa lives in Memphis, Tennessee where she teaches sushi workshops, caters, and creates kosher sushi for special events.
She is author of the cookbooks Sushi Secrets: Easy Recipes for the Home Cook and Vegetarian Sushi Secrets: 101 Healthy and Delicious Recipes.