MEET THE CHEFS

Chef/Owner, MoPho | Tana | Rum & the Lash | Maypop

New Orleans, LA

Food & Wine Best New Chef, 2016

James Beard Award Best Chef South finalist, 2016

mophonola.com

Michael Gulotta

Chef/Owner, Oxlot 9 | Smoke BBQ

Covington, LA

Food & Wine Best New Chef finalist, 2014

oxlot9.com

Jeffrey Hansell

Chef/Owner, John Howie Restaurant Group | Seastar Restaurant & Raw Bar | John Howie Steak | Beardslee Public House | Sport Restaurant & Bar Wildwood Spirits Co.

Seattle, WA

James Beard finalist Outstanding Restaurateur

Featured in Food & Wine, Martha Stewart Living, CBS Early Morning Show, ABC Good Morning America, CNN, Food Network

Chefjohnhowie.com 

 

 

John Howie

Executive Chef, The Darling Oyster Bar

Charleston, SC

thedarling.com

Joe DiMaio

 West Lake Country Club  Augusta, GA

West Lake Country Club

Augusta, GA

Lionel Hughes

Chef/Owner, Bayou Bakery, Coffee Bar & Eatery

Arlington, VA | Washington, DC

James Beard Award finalist Best Cookbook, 2010 DamGoodSweet

chefdavidguas.com

David Guas

Chef/Entrepreneur

Washington, DC

Certified Master Chef

 Star of Emmy-nominated CBS show, Recipe Rehab

Chef/owner, Roots 657; Rosendale Collective

richrosendale.com

 

Rich Rosendale, CMC

Executive Chef, Butcher & Bee 

Charleston, SC/Nashville, TN

butcherandbee.com

Bryan Weaver

Chef/Owner, Kindred | Hello, Sailor

Davidson, NC

James Beard Foundation Best Chef Southeast semi-finalist, 2016, 2017, 2018

 

kindreddavidson.com

hellosailornc.com

Joe Kindred

Good Foods Kitchen

Jenn Robbins

Chef/Owner, H Town Restaurant Group (Hugo’s | Caracol | Backstreet Café | Xochi)

Houston, TX

James Beard Award Best Chef Southwest winner, 2017;  finalist, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

htownrestaurantgroup.com

Hugo Ortega

Executive Chef, King + Duke

Atlanta, GA

kinganddukeatl.com

EJ Hodgkinson

James Beard Award Best Chef Southwest winner, 1999; four-time JBFA nominee, Bravo's Top Chef: Masters

Executive Chef, Tied House

Chicago, IL

Debbie Gold

Executive Chef,  Bonterra

Charlotte, NC

Blake Hartwick