Talent

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
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
Todd Pulsinelli
Executive Chef, Restaurant August
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, Little Octopus
Trey Burnette + Jessica Benefield
Chefs & Partners, Two Ten Jack
Bill Darsinos & Tony Darsinos
Co-Owners & Operators, GReKo Greek Street Food
Jay Flatley
Executive Chef, Tavern
Crystal De Luna-Bogan
Chef & Co-Founder, The Grilled Cheeserie Melt Shop + Food Trucks
Salvador Avila
Chef, GReKo Greek Street Food
Brian Riggenbach
Partner & Executive Chef, The Mockingbird Nashville
Brian Lea
Executive Chef, Le Sel
Preston Van Winkle
Old Rip Van Winkle Distillery
Mark Stark
Executive Chef, Bird and Bottle
Lamb Jam Winner: San Francisco
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)
Brandon Frohne
Director of Culinary, Holler & Dash Biscuit House
Tyler Saracino
Chef De Cuisine, Americano Nashville
Heong Soon Park
Chef, Chan Restaurant
Lamb Jam Winner: Seattle
Matt Hyland
Owner and Executive Chef of Emily West Village and Emily Clinton Hill
Edgar Pendley
Urban Grub and Haute Iron Co.
Jess Lambert
Chef de Cuisine, etc.
Daniel James Lindley
Chef Proprietor, 5th & Taylor, Alleia, The Back Corner
Kyle Patterson
Executive Chef, Sinema Restaurant & Bar
Jason Dady
Chef & Owner, Jason Dady Restaurant Group, San Antonio
David Tieman
Co-Owner and Co-Founder, Five Points Pizza
Andrew Little
Executive Chef & Partner, Josephine and Prima
Lisa Donovan
Pastry Chef/Writer
Sean McTiernan
Executive Chef, Adele's
Hal M. Holden-Bache
Chef & Owner, Lockeland Table
Emily Hyland
Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, EMILY Clinton Hill, EMILY West Village, Emmy Squared
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
Graydon Atchley + Scott Fitzgerald
Chefs, Bajo Sexto Taco
Joshua Simpson
Chef, Proper Bagel
Carey Bringle
Pitmaster, Peg Leg Porker 
John Lasater
Executive Chef, Hattie B's Hot Chicken
Jason Stude
Executive Chef, Boiler Nine
Lamb Jam Winner: Austin
Gerard Ford Craft
Executive Chef & Owner Sardella, Porano Pasta, Taste by Niche, Brasserie by Niche and Pastaria
Tyler Brown
Chef, Southall
Jesse Newmister
Executive Chef/Owner, Kaizen
John Meisler
Executive Chef and Global Brand Ambassador for Serralles USA
Lars Taylor
Executive Chef, The Honey Paw
Lamb Jam Winner: Boston
Chris Carter + James Peisker
Co-Owners, Porter Road Butcher
Billy Durney
Pitmaster / Owner, Hometown Bar-B- Que
Jason McConnell
Owner / Executive Chef, McConnell Hospitality Group