VIP Attendees (sponsorship)

Elle Simone Scott

chef & food stylist

Elle Simone Scott is a chef, food stylist and cast member of America’s Test Kitchen on PBS. She is the founder of SheChef, a mentorship program for aspiring chefs.

Nicola Twilley

food & science journalist

Nicola Twilley is a contributing writer for The New Yorker and co-host of Gastropod, a podcast exploring the science and history of food.

Rick Nahmias

photographer & founder of Food Forward

Rick Nahmias fights urban hunger as the founder of Food Forward, a non-profit that has rescued 60 million pounds of fresh produce that would otherwise go to waste.

Sara Bradley

chef & owner of freight house food

Sara Bradley honed culinary skills at Dovetail in New York and Blackbird in Chicago before returning home to western Kentucky and opening Freight House.