Our Mission:

New Wave Foods is committed to providing truly sustainable seafood for everyone. We believe that there is a smarter and better way to feed the planet with creating culinary experiences that pay tribute to the rich history and tradition of seafood.

We are dedicated to providing the solution for supplying the world’s growing appetite for seafood by creating products that are high in clean nutrients while completely eliminating the devastating environmental impact that commercial fishing is posing on our environment.

Our Founders:

Dominique Barnes (MAS)
Co-Founder & CEO

With a Masters in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation from Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Dominique has experienced first hand the devastating impacts of commercial seafood production on the oceans. Her passion for marine conservation led her to start New Wave Foods with the mission to change the way we eat seafood.

Dominique lives in Alameda with her husband, son, and two dogs. She loves SCUBA diving, whale watching, and taking her son to mommy-baby yoga.

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Michelle Wolf (MS)
Co-Founder & CTO

Michelle moved to the San Francisco Bay Area from Pittsburgh, PA to join the New Wave Foods Team. As a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University with a BS in Materials Science & Engineering and a MS in Biomedical Engineering, she was intrigued by the idea to create an alternative and better seafood product that is as delicious as the real thing.

Michelle previously worked at the research and innovation department at L’Oreal and is passionate about using science and technology to make the world a better place. She is an avid dancer and enjoys morning runs by the ocean.

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