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about JINSEI

Offering only the finest, fresh fish flown in daily from around the world, Jinsei is a contemporary Japanese restaurant with a modern yet casual atmosphere.

The original Jinsei was founded by John Cassimus in 2006 in Birmingham, Alabama.  He then opened a second Jinsei in Oxford in 2013.  Jinsei Oxford is now owned by Mississippi native, Winn Walcott.



Executive chef Taichi Omori, born and raised in Japan, brings his expertise from years of training in respected sushi establishments across the globe to bring you an array of flavorsome cuisine both sophisticated and approachable.  Whether you are a seasoned foodie seeking a delectable work of culinary art, or simply someone in the mood for some rice and wings, Jinsei will not disappoint.  The drink selection features an extensive list of sake, still and sparkling wines from around the world by the glass and bottle, as well as hand-crafted cocktails ranging from tried-and-true classics to fresh, innovative concoctions.  

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