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.