Momoko was born and raised in Japan.
She came to United States in 1999, and has been living in New York.
She studied at Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) majoring display and exhibition design. After graduating FIT, she found her passion in food and became a food stylist. Food Styling was the way to combine her experience in Display Design to Food. She is professionally trained at French Culinary Institute in New York and worked in High-end restaurants for years.