Michael Symon is chef/owner of Lola and Lolita, chef/partner of Roast and chef/owner of Bar Symon and B-Spot.He has several TV programs and authored Michael Symon’s Live to Cook: Recipes and Techniques to Rock Your Kitchen.
Gail Simmons is a permanent judge on Bravo’s Emmy-winning series Top Chef, host of Top Chef: Just Desserts and regular judge on Top Chef Masters.In addition, she directs special projects for FOOD & WINE.
Ming Tsai is the chef/owner of Blue Ginger, the host/executive producer of Simply Ming and the author of four cookbooks: Blue Ginger: East Meets West Cooking with Ming Tsai, Simply Ming, Ming’s Master Recipes and Simply Ming One-Pot Meals.
Tim Love is chef and owner of The Lonesome Dove Western Bistro and The Love Shack. His charm and Southern hospitality are always on display, especially during his appearances on Paula Deen, Top Chef Masters or Iron Chef America.
Thomas Keller is chef and owner of The French Laundry, Per Se, Ad Hoc, Bouchon, Bouchon Bakery and Bar Bouchon. He is the author of several cookbooks, including: The French Laundry, Bouchon, Under Pressure and Ad Hoc at Home.