CLEARWATER – Pisces Sushi & Global Bistro will celebrate its ground opening Monday, Sept. 16, at 2340 State Road 580 in the Columbia Plaza.
James Keene, owner and chef, will be celebrating his return to the Tampa Bay area and sharing his culinary delights with the opening of Pisces Sushi & Global Bistro.
Keene is known in the area for his tenure at Island Way Grill and, most recently, Kona’s. He brings 25 years of culinary experience with some of the finest restaurants in the Southeast.
Keene attended Sullivan Culinary School in Louisville, Ky., and began his training under chef Peng Looi as the sous chef at Asiatique in Louisville.
Due to his technical precision and artistry Keene has participated as sous chef for Peng Looi at the Epcot Food and Wine Festival for the last five years. Most recently, he was executive chef for SPY Global Cuisine and Lounge in St. Augustine.