Chief Food + Operations Office
Sommelier & Owner
Eddie’s immense passion for food, wine & hospitality has fueled his career forward in a multitude of ways. A graduate of the prestigious Culinary Institute of America, Eddie continues to give back by mentoring past, present and future students for the Institute and currently sits as the Vice-Chair for the college’s Alumni Council. His skill set and zeal for the food and beverage industry allowed him to become a distinguished leader at prestigious hotels, premiere cultural centers and restaurant groups including: The Ritz-Carlton Naples and Cameron Mitchell’s national concept, ‘Ocean Prime’.
Wanting to share his knowledge and acumen for wine and beverage with other restaurant businesses, Eddie began consulting for various concepts across the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex in 2012 and continues to do so today. Creating and launching May’s Eats Gourmet To Go in Corinth, Texas in January of 2021 advances his dream of sharing love through food and being an active part of the Corinth and Lake Cities Communities.
Chief of Cheddar
Co-Owner & Money Manager
Born and raised in North Texas, James brings with him 15+ years in the Hospitality Industry and possesses the rarity of bringing experience from every level of the restaurant business - from busser to bartender, general manager to owner, James is an invaluable piece to May’s Eats Leadership Team!
When not fulfilling his duties as ‘Chief of Cheddar’ with May’s, James’ passion for music and song finds him being a featured soloist and choir member for Church of The Apostles in Coppell - He’s even preformed in concert with the incomparable Josh Groban!
Be it through song with his amazing tenor voice or shown through his genuine care for treasured restaurant patrons, James has always had a knack for making people smile.