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 ALUMNI    Toccara Hilliard ’08-’12 Now based in Los Angeles, Toccara is pursuing her passion for both dance and television, having appeared in BET’s Hit The Floor, Netflix’s The Get Down, and briefly on Freeform’s Good Trouble and Showtime’s Shameless. She was handpicked by Snoop Dogg to perform on his summer High Road Tour with Wiz Khalifa. She’s continued to perform with Snoop Dogg in many tours and television perfor- mances such as Jimmy Kimmel Live, Showtime at the Apollo, and Pitbull’s New Year’s Eve special on Fox.       Masako Morishita ’13-’17 Originally from Kobe, Japan, Masako Morishita grew up in her family's 85- year-old bar and restaurant. Masako spent her childhood helping out in the store, learning to cook traditional Japanese comfort food from her grand- mother and mother—both of whom are chefs. In 2013, Masako moved to Washington D.C. as a cheerleader for the Washington Redskins. After five years on the team, including one as team captain, she returned to her restaurant roots, opening Japanese grill restaurant in Washington D.C. In February 2019, Morishita left the restaurant, and began Otabe, a pop-up concept driven by Masako’s childhood memories. "I just want to introduce another side of Japanese food to the DMV area," Morishita says. "The comfort food side." OTABE is currently hosting several pop-ups around east coast, including cooking at James Beard House in New York City.                


































































































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