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 2016 TALENT - All

Sommeliers, Winemakers & Beverage Specialists

Master Sommeliers

laura depasquale: Master Sommelier

LARRY O'BRIEN: Master Sommelier - Kendall Jackson

MICHAEL McNEILL: Master Sommelier

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Other Sommeliers, Winemakers & Specialists

HOLLY BEACH: Ste. Michelle Wine Estates

Liz Cooper: Sommelier

ERIC CRANE: Sommelier

gil kulers: Sommelier, Piedmont Driving Club

Isaías López: Miguel Torres Winery

BRIAN LYNCH: SakeOne, Certified Sake Professional

SUZANNE Phifer Pavitt: Phifer Pavitt Winery

JASON RESTIVO: Sommelier - Atlantic

KEVIN RYAN & MEREDITH SUTTON: Owner / Brew Master, Service Brewing

MICHAEL VENEZIA: Certified Specialist of Wine & Spirits, United Distributors

Chefs

A - F

HUGH ACHESON: The Florence, Five & Ten, The National, Cinco y Diez, Empire State South

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Luca annunziata: Passion8 Dining

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Jennifer Hill booker: Your Resident Gourmet

Ashley Boyd: Heritage Food & Drink, 300 East

BRIAN CARSON: The Mercury

DAVID CARRIER: Certified Burgers & Beverage

Gearry Caudell: Savannah Technical College

HOLLY CHUTE: Georgia Grown Executive Chef

kevin conway: Local 11ten

SCOTT CRAWFORD: Crawford and Son

JOHN CSUKOR: Spice Hunter

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John currence: City Grocery, Oxford Bouré, Big Bad Breakfast, Snackbar, The Main Event, Lamar Lounge

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Daniel Doyle: Poogan's Porch, Poogan's Smokehouse

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Kelly english: The Second Line, Restaurant Iris

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PAUL FEHRIBACH: Big Jones

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Bryan Furman: B's Cracklin' BBQ

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G - M

Kenny gilbert: Gilbert's Underground Kitchen, Gilbert’s Social

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Michael ginor: Hudson Valley Foie Gras

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Brian Gonet: The Public Kitchen & Bar

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LAURENCE GOTTLIEB: Village Baking Company

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MICHAEL GOTTLIEB: Wood's Kitchen

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dusty grove: Pacci Italian Kitchen

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JARED HALL: One Flew South, Atlanta, GA

BENJAMIN HARRIS: Poogan's Porch

BLAKE HARTWICK: Bonterra Dining & Wine Room

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ABBY JACKSON: Blackhawk Fly Fishing

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KYLE JACOVINO: The Florence

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RAY LAMPE: Dr. BBQ, Chef, Author and TV Personality

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PATRICK McNAMARA: Noble Fare

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N - R

ROBERT OWENS & Gregory VIVIER: Grand Champion BBQ

ORCHID PAULMEIER: One Hot Mamas, The Lodge

Ryan prewitt: Pêche Seafood Grill

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MATTHEW RAIFORD: Gilliard Farms, The Farmer and The Larder

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JOE RANDALL: Chef Joe Randall's Cooking School

KENT RATHBUN: Abacus, Jasper's, Hickory, Kent Rathbun The Kitchen at 6130, Kent Rathbun Concepts

KEVIN RATHBUN: Rathbun's, Krog Bar, Kevin Rathbun Steak, KR Steakbar

ANDREW RODRIGUEZ: Pinewood Social

CLAYTON ROLLISON: Chef-Owner of Lucky Rooster Kitchen + Bar

PETER RUSSO: Mansion on Forsyth Park

S - Z

KURTIS SCHUMM: Tybee Island Fish Camp

DARIN SEHNERT:  Chef Darin's Kitchen Table

DARIN SEHNERT:  Chef Darin's Kitchen Table

DARIN SEHNERT:  Chef Darin's Kitchen Table

Jeff Sellers: Leon's Full Service, Decatur, GA

ZACH SHULTZ: Cotton & Rye

JASON SLIMAK: Saint Añejo

HARRISON SAPP & GriFFIN BUFKIN: Southern Soul Barbecue

michael sullivan: Butcher

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Lauren Teague: Atlantic

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Lionel Vatinet: La Farm Bakery

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JEAN-YVES VENDEVILLE: Savannah Technical College

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TODD WHITE: Albany Technical College Culinary Department

BRANDON WHITESTONE: Cotton & Rye

BRANDY WILLIAMSON: Local 11 Ten

KELLY YAMBOR: Elizabeth on 37th

Sue zemanick: Ivy, Gautreau's

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Authors

CYNTHIA GRAUBART: Slow Cooking For Two

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Other Personalities

Jesse Blanco: Eat It and Like It

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JEANNE CABRAL: Heitz Cellars

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AMY CONDON: Savannah Magazine

IAN COX: Infinium Spirits

GARY CRUNKLETON: The Crunkleton

MARITA ESTEVA: La Crema

ALLISON FIRTH: NDC Savannah

DAVE & CAROL LEGASSE: The Salt Table

HEATH KARESH: Treasury Wine Estates

JAYCE MCCONNELL: Edmund's Oast

KARA NEWMAN: Wine Enthusiast Magazine

Morgan-leigh Norman: Greg Norman Estates

BOB PETERS: The Punch Room

TRISH ROGERS: R. Stuart & Co. Winery

DAVID SHIELDS: University of South Carolina

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