Brad Blum and Bob Mock, President and Executive Vice President (Operations), respectively, Olive Garden Restaurants, Orlando, FL
Peter Dunmire, Executive Chef, Rouge 99, Philadelphia, PA
Andy Husbands, Chef/Owner, Tremont 647, Boston, MA
Patrick and Daniel Conway, Owners, Great Lakes Brewing Co., Cleveland, OH
Jon Ostrov, President, Bonanza Restaurant Co. and Rising Star Franchising Co., Dallas, TX