Andrew Zimmern
Chef & Owner, Andrew Zimmern’s Canteen
Marcus Samuelsson
Chef & Owner, Marcus Samuelsson Group
Hugh Acheson
Owner & Chef, Five & Ten, The National, Empire State South, The Florence
John Besh
Chef & Owner, Marsh House, L.A. Jackson, Killebrew
Susan Feniger
Co-Chef & Owner, Border Grill Restaurants & Truck and Blue Window
Alon Shaya
Executive Chef & Partner, Domenica, Pizza Domenica and Shaya
Jonathan Waxman
Author, Chef & Owner Adele's, Bajo Sexto Taco, Barbuto, Brezza Cucina, Jams and Waxman's SF
Cassidee Dabney
Executive Chef, The Barn at Blackberry Farm
Tim Love
Chef & Owner, Lonesome Dove Western Bistro, Woodshed Smokehouse, Queenie's Steakhouse, Love Shack and White Elephant Saloon
Andrew Curren
Executive Chef & Partner, ELM Restaurant Group (24 Diner, Easy Tiger Bake Shop & Beer Garden, Italic, Irene's)
Jimmy Bannos
Chef/Owner, Heaven On Seven Restaurant
Jimmy Bannos Jr.
Chef/Partner, The Purple Pig
Maneet Chauhan
Executive chef/owner of Chauhan Ale & Masala House
Tandy Wilson
Chef & Owner, City House
Matt Bolus
Executive Chef, The 404 Kitchen
Joseph Lenn
Chef & Owner J.C. Holdway
Sean Brock
Chef & Partner, McCrady’s, McCrady’s Tavern, Husk and Minero
Deb Paquette
Executive Chef & Owner, Etch Restaurant
Pat Martin
Chef & Owner, Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint
Sarah Gavigan
Executive Chef & Owner, Otaku Ramen, Little Octopus and POP
Levon Wallace
Executive Chef, Gray & Dudley
Karl Worley
Chef & Owner of Biscuit Love
Brandon Chavannes
Executive Chef, Moto Cucina + Enoteca
Margot McCormack
Chef & Owner, Margot Café
Nick Hertel
Executive Chef, Merchants
Matt Farley
Executive Chef, Fin & Pearl
Nina Sayasack
Chef & Owner, Thai Esane
Andrew Rodriguez
Executive Chef, Pinewood Social
Trey Burnette + Jessica Benefield
Chefs & Partners, Two Ten Jack
Jay Flatley
Executive Chef, Tavern
Crystal De Luna-Bogan
Chef & Co-Founder, The Grilled Cheeserie Melt Shop + Food Trucks
Brian Lea
Executive Chef, Le Sel
Preston Van Winkle
Old Rip Van Winkle Distillery
Tony Galzin
Executive Chef & Partner, Nicky’s Coal Fired
Kristin Beringson
Executive Chef, Silo
Nathan Duensing
Executive Chef, Thompson Nashville (Marsh House, L.A. Jackson, Killebrew)
Jason Zygmont
Executive chef & Partner, The Treehouse Restaurant
Brandon Frohne
Director of Culinary, Holler & Dash Biscuit House
Tyler Saracino
Chef De Cuisine, Americano Nashville
Jess Lambert
Chef de Cuisine, etc.
Daniel James Lindley
Chef Proprietor, 5th & Taylor, Alleia, The Back Corner
Kyle Patterson
Executive Chef, Sinema Restaurant & Bar
David Tieman
Co-Owner and Co-Founder, Five Points Pizza
Andrew Little
Executive Chef & Partner, Josephine and Prima
Hal M. Holden-Bache
Chef & Owner, Lockeland Table
Giovanni Pinato
Chef, Giovanni Ristorante
Trey Cioccia
Chef & Owner, The Farm House
Jesse Rossbach
Chef de Cuisine, Lonesome Dove Knoxville
Nick Pellegrino
Chef & Owner, Mangia Nashville - Focacceria, Bar & Ristorante
RJ Cooper
Executive Chef, Henley
Daniel Herget
Chef, Little Octopus
Joshua Simpson
Chef, Proper Bagel
Carey Bringle
Pitmaster, Peg Leg Porker 
Tyler Brown
Chef, Southall
Chris Carter + James Peisker
Co-Owners, Porter Road Butcher