Corey Wry was born and raised in Manchester, CT. After graduating from Manchester High School in 1995, he went on to attend college in Providence, Rhode Island. Corey received a Bachelors degree in culinary arts from Johnson & Wales University.

With his degree in hand, Corey traveled for ten years all over the country working at various hotels, restaurants, and resorts. After successfully opening Pastrami on Wry in 2005, Corey entered into his second venture jointly with friends. Jesse Russo, Brian Dowd, Rich Tyrol and Tyler Miller accompanied Corey in the launch of Corey’s Catsup & Mustard.