A bartender for 19 years, Joshua has worked in restaurants and bars in D.C., Wilmington (DE), St. Augustine, Orlando, and his hometown of Nashville before landing in Atlanta 11 years ago. In Atlanta, he worked at Ration & Dram and The Lawrence before launching the beverage program at 8ARM in January 2017. He is a sommelier, specializing in natural wine, kimoto sake, no-dosage rum, and oolong tea.
Originally from Tokyo, Hiro worked in Japanese restaurants in Nashville and Murfreesboro, TN, after moving to the United States. In Atlanta, he ran Shoya Izakaya before leaving to open his own Ginya Izakaya on Northside Drive, in Berkeley Heights, where he still serves as Executive Chef.
CHEF DE CUISINE