Erin is the co-owner of ICHI. In addition to her role there, Erin works as the Director of Field Operations and Strategy at the youth literacy nonprofit 826 National and is a class member of the Leadership San Francisco 2012 Trusteeship for the City of San Francisco. Recently, Erin represented ICHI in a business owners' roundtable discussion with House Leader Nancy Pelosi focused on the American Jobs Act, and was nominated for the 2010 and 2011 Women's Initiative for Self Employment (W.I.S.E.) Entrepreneur of the Year award.
Tim has spent the past 16 years honing his skills behind the sushi bars of some of the most bustling, popular sushi and Asian-fusion restaurants in Northern California, including Tokyo Go Go in San Francisco and Sushi on the River in Sacramento. Tim has worked as a sous chef, kitchen manager, and restaurant manager before stepping out on his own in 2006 to form ICHI Catering, where he presides as Executive Chef and Co-owner. In September 2010, Tim and Erin opened the doors to their first restaurant, ICHI Sushi.