Craig Koketsu began his career at Stars in Palo Alto, CA with renowned chefs Jeremiah Tower and Joyce Goldstein. Following, he was chef de partie with Gray Kunz at the famed restaurant Lespinasse in New York. He then worked under, Christian Delouvrier, who replaced Kunz at Lespinasse. Koketsu stayed on Delouvrier’s new team and became poissonnier then eventually chef de cuisine. Koketsu was selected to create the culinary concept and menus of Quality Meats and the culinary direction of Quality Branded’s award-winning Park Avenue Seasons, Quality Italian, Quality Eats and Quality Meats.