A Providence, Rhode Island native, Emma worked at Chow Fun Food Group and Ten Prime Steak and Sushi before moving to New York City in 2011. Since moving, she worked at Locanda Verde then Red Cat in Chelsea. While there, Emma went through the American Sommelier Association and rose to beverage manager. Next, she worked at Corkbuzz under Master Sommelier Laura Maniec and was promoted to Director of Operations of the Corkbuzz restaurants. Emma joined Momofuku in 2016 and is currently the General Manager of Nishi.
Joshua Pinsky grew up in Northern Virginia and attended the Culinary Institute of America in New York. After graduation, he moved to San Francisco in 2006 and worked as a Sous Chef at several restaurants. Joshua then relocated to New York City in 2012 and began working at Momofuku Ko as a Line Cook. He was quickly named a Sous Chef that same year and later rose to Chef de Cuisine in 2015. In 2016 he lead the opening team as the Executive Chef of Momofuku Nishi and is currently the Corporate Chef at Momofuku.