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Jasmine Shimoda

Jasmine Shimoda is an American chef.

Early life

Jasmin Shimoda was born in Santa Barbara, California, to Erin Davidson and Michio Shimoda.[1]


Shimoda worked in New York City restaurants Happy Ending,[2] Degustation, and John Dory.[3]

She co-owned a Los Angeles vegan restaurant called Jewel, with her ex-wife Sharky McGee.[4][5] She has appeared on Chopped.

Shimoda is a proponent of cooking with cannabis.[6]

Personal life

Shimoda is a yogi who practices daily.[3]


  1. ^ "Meet the Creators of Los Angeles, Ep 1: Jasmine Shimoda". Adidas Women (via YouTube).
  2. ^ "Classic Dive-Turned-Hip Restaurant Happy Ending Loses Its Michelin-Starred Chef". Eater.
  3. ^ a b "How to Eat Like an L.A. Yogi Chef". New York Times.
  4. ^ "Jewel Joins Emerging "Girl Power" Movement in Virgil Village". LA Weekly.
  5. ^ "Silver Lake "Jewel" at Taste of the Eastside". ABC7.
  6. ^ "'BONG APPÉTIT' Makes the Healthiest Pot-Infused Meal Possible". Vice.