Anne Burell
Andrew Zimmern
Four-time James Beard Award-winning TV personality, chef and writer.
Carla Hall
Co-Host of ABC’s "The Chew"
Aarón Sánchez
Chef & Owner, Johnny Sánchez
Tandy Wilson
Chef & Owner, City House
Jonathan Waxman
Author, Chef & Owner, Barbuto, Jams, Adele’s & Brezza Cucina
Gabrielle Hamilton
Co-Chef & Owner, PRUNE
Chris Shepherd
Chef & Owner, UB Preserv
Tim Love
Chef & Owner, Lonesome Dove Western Bistro, Woodshed Smokehouse, Queenie's Steakhouse, Love Shack, White Elephant Saloon and Back Dough
Maneet Chauhan
President, Morph Hospitality Group
Sean Brock
Chef & Partner, Husk, McCrady’s, McCrady’s Tavern, Minero
Ruth Reichl
Award-Winning Author, Journalist & TV Personality
Matt Bolus
Chef & Partner, The 404 Kitchen
Margot McCormack
Chef & Co-Owner, Margot Café & Bar, Marche Artisan Foods
Tiffani Faison
Chef & Owner, Sweet Cheeks, Tiger Mama, and Fool’s Errand
Tom Bayless
Chef, The Public House
Jeni Britton Bauer
Founder and Chief Creative Officer
Andy Little
Chef & Partner, Josephine
Pat Martin
Pit Master & Owner, Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint and Hugh Baby’s
Billy Durney
Owner & Fire Maker, Hometown Bar-B- Que
Vui Hunt
Chef & Founder, Vui’s Kitchen & I Love Juice Bar
Lisa Donovan
Pastry Chef/Writer
Bryan Lee Weaver
Executive Chef, Butcher & Bee and Red Headed Stranger
Deb Paquette
Chef & Owner, Etch and etc.
Karl Worley
Chef & Owner, Biscuit Love
Carey Bringle
Pitmaster, Peg Leg Porker 
Sarah Gavigan
Executive Chef & Owner, Otaku Ramen, Little Octopus and POP
John Lasater
Executive Chef, Hattie B's Hot Chicken
Chris Carter & James Peisker
Co-Founders, Porter Road Butcher
Matt Hyland
Chef/Owner EMILY and EMMY Squared
Graydon Atchley
Chef, EMMY Squared Nashville
Crystal De Luna-Bogan
Chef & Co-Founder, The Grilled Cheeserie Melt Shop + Food Trucks
Matt Farley
Executive Chef, TomKats Hospitality
Nick Pellegrino
Chef & Owner, Mangia Nashville - Focacceria, Bar & Ristorante
Gerard Craft
Chef & Owner, Niche Food Group, Pastaria Nashville and St. Louis, Sardella, Taste Bar, Brasserie by Niche, Porano Pasta
Claire Meneely
Owner, Dozen Bakery
Hal M. Holden-Bache
Executive Chef & Owner, Lockeland Table
Mike Morales
Executive Chef & Partner, Sunda
Jess Lambert
Chef de Cuisine, Etch
Nathan Duensing
Executive Chef, Marsh House
Kyle Patterson
Executive Chef, Sinema Restaurant & Bar
Nina Singto
Chef & Owner, Thai Esane
Tony Galzin
Owner & Executive Chef, Nicky's Coal Fired
David Tieman
Co-Owner & Co-Founder, Five Points Pizza
Joshua Simpson
Chef, Proper Bagel
Bill & Tony Darsinos
Co-Owners, GReKo Greet Street Food
Trey Cioccia
Executive chef & owner, The Farm House and Black Rabbit
Aaron Clemins
Chef & Partner, Kuchnia + Keller
Daniel Lindley
Chef Proprietor, 5th & Taylor, Alleia, The Back Corner
Brandon Frohne
Culinary Director, Holler & Dash
Jessica Benefield & Trey Burnett
Chefs & Partners, Two Ten Jack and The Green Pheasant
Robert Grace
Director of Culinary Operations, M Street
Andrew Whitney
Associate Director of Culinary Operations, M Street
Giovanni Pinato
Chef, Giovanni Ristorante
Kristopher Akers
Executive Chef, Americano
Brian Riggenbach
Partner & Executive Chef, The Mockingbird
Steven Robilio
Executive Chef, Saltine, Char, Amerigo
Daniel Gorman
Executive Chef, Henley
Sean McTiernan
Executive Chef, Adele's
Murphy Vaughn & Chris Bowater
Co-Chefs, Silo
Mike Haggerty
Co-Owner & Executive Chef, Sea Salt
Kahlil Arnold
Arnold’s Country Kitchen
Matt Gillie
Chef de Cuisine, Tànsuǒ
Jess Rice
Holistic Chef, Creator of AVO
Preston Van Winkle
Old Rip Van Winkle Distillery
Elliot Cunniff
Director of Culinary, Makeready Libations & Liberation
Larry Carlile
Executive Chef, Hemingway’s Bar & Hideaway
Laurence Faber
Pastry Chef of The Barn at Blackberry Farm®