October 26, 2022
Growing up in southern California, Omei began making things at an early age.
Her experience in a diverse range of mediums eventually lead her to work as a special effects
artist, earning several awards in the movie industry and creating projects that toured the
world. Having a talent for cooking, she began to transition into the culinary arts when she
moved to Arizona. She became Chef/Owner of Terra Java Bake Shop and then the Executive
Chef Instructor of Fry’s Cooking School. Omei takes inspiration from historical references,
sacred influences, and cultural traditions. She believes art encourages us to realize we are all