James Berckemeyer is a Peruvian chef and businessman who began his training by practicing at the renowned Astrid y Gastón restaurant. In 2004 he completed a Master in Cuisine in Italy. Later he worked at the Agli Amici restaurant, a prestigious restaurant with two Michelin stars.
In 2007 he had the honor of working at El Celler de Can Roca (3 Michelin stars / Girona) and at Arzak. (San Sebastian, 3 Michelin stars).
He was summoned to make the Gala dinner for the celebration of the 70 years of the United Nations Organization (UN), in Geneva.
He is currently the owner and Chef of the COSME Restaurant, one of the most popular places in Lima thanks to its casual cuisine known as "comfort food", along with the colorful and original design of the restaurant.