After graduating from the Dijon Business School with a Masters’ Degree in the Business of Wines and Spirits, Flavien Desoblin moved to NYC and opened the city's "first upscale bar dedicated to spirits." Brandy Library not only serves amazing cocktails and spirits, but has some of the most knowledgeable staff, or as Desoblin likes to call them - "spirit sommeliers."
New Orleans-born Tere Fox and her Peruvian husband Luis Salgado were studying nutrition when they created a bond and shared a desire to open up a restaurant. Thus, they opened up Rockin' Raw, a restaurant serving vegan and raw dishes influenced by "family favorites" when the couple was growing up.
Jim Osborn has quite a fun position at one of NYC's best coffee shops. He is the Director of Coffee at City of Saints and prides himself on making some of the best high-quality and “sustainably-excellent” cup of joe.
José Luis Chávez Rivera, chef de origen venezolano, ha traído a New York un nuevo concepto ‘fast-casual’ basado en su amor por la cocina peruana - Mission Ceviche.
Venezuela-born chef Jose Luis Chavez Rivera has brought to New York City a new fast-casual concept - Mission Ceviche - seeded in his love for Peruvian cuisine.
Gabrielle and her brother John Rubinstein left the arts world to introduce latte art to the big apple through Joe Coffee.
Derek Kaplan is a local firefighter with a passion for baking. His pies have spread throughout Miami and have become a staple, served at various establishments around the city.
Roger Duarte has always been a "die-hard entrepreneur" and has created three successful ventures in the food industry: George Stone Crabs, My Ceviche, and Zuuk.
Chef Jeff Tunks worked all across the country before becoming the executive chef of one of DC's biggest hospitality groups, Passion Food Hospitality.
Ran Nussbächer from Shouk in DC draws inspiration from his hometown of Israel and its open-air markets. He brings us a taste of Israel through his plant-based fast-casual in Mount Vernon Square, Washington DC.
Previously working in everything from dot com to dive bars, Jamie Hess of Crisp Kitchen + Bar brings Southern comfort food and great cocktails to Bloomingdale, DC.