Panelists & Chefs


Chef Jeremiah Tower

Culinary Pioneer


Chef Emma Bengtsson

Aquavit
2 Michelin stars


Chef Kwame Onwuachi
Kith & Kin
JBF Rising Star Chef of the Year


Chef Karen Akunowicz
Fox & the Knife
JBF Best Chef Northeast


Chef Anthony Myint
Zero Foodprint / Mission Chinese Food
Basque Culinary World Prize Winner


Chef Jason Howard
Noir Restaurant
Modern Caribbean Cuisine


Chef Brian Malarkey
Puffer Malarkey Collective
Top Chef All Stars 2020


Chef Nyesha J. Arrington
Los Angeles Chef


Chef Drew Deckman
Deckman’s en el Mogor


Chef Tanya Holland
Brown Sugar Kitchen


Chef Brother Luck
Four by Brother Luck


Chef Brad Kilgore
Kilgore Culinary Group
F&W Best New Chefs in America


Chef Soraya Kilgore
Kilgore Culinary Group


Chef Gerard Bertholon
Cuisine Solutions


Farmer Lee Jones
The Chef's Garden


Chef Jamie Simpson
The Culinary Vegetable Institute

Chef Rachel King
Kaneh Co.


Chef Gary FX LaMorte
Honest Hospitality


Chef Margarita Kallas-Lee
Scratch Restaurants LLC


Chef Phillip Frankland Lee
Scratch Restaurants LLC


Chef Rainer Zinngrebe
Marriott International Luxury Brands


Chef Paula Dasilva
The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale


Chef Grant MacPherson

Hakkasan Group


Chef Guy Meikle

Heritage Restaurant & Caviar Bar


Chef Maeve Rochford
Sugar & Scribe


Chef Davin Waite
Wrench & Rodent Seabasstropub / The Plot


Andrew Friedman
Andrew Talks to Chefs


Kat Kinsman
Food & Wine


Naomi Starkman
Civil Eats


Chef Chad Minton
TrueCooks


Brandon Hampton
Meglio Knives