Jacy James, Executive Chef
Born and raised in Seattle, Jacy James has had her finger on the pulse of the culinary community for years. Starting out as line cook at Tallulah’s, Jacy developed her love for cuisine and gained a multitude of skills. Having proven her work ethic, she moved up to lead line cook and eventually executive chef at Tallulah’s, where she utilized her creative experience and promoted her team’s drive. During her career, she also graduated from the FareStart Adult Culinary Program. These experiences led Jacy to Ben Paris, where she started out as sous chef and, after demonstrating her capabilities, took on her new role as executive chef. She is focused on cultivating a positive culture and workplace for all her team members while guiding them with her expert culinary skills and leadership. When she can spare some free time, Jacy enjoys watching shows about the paranormal, getting tattoos and spending quality time with her two daughters, Abrianna, 22, and Ellie Mae, 8.