Talent

2018 Talent


Jenna Kinard
Jenna Kinard
360 Catering and Events


Carolyn Phillips
Carolyn Phillips
Alchemy Pops

Alma's Paleteria
Jose Ponce
Alma’s Paleteria

Chris Hight
Chris Hight
Aventino’s Italian Restaurant

Avoca Coffee
Garold LaRue
AVOCA Coffee Roasters


Christian Marentes
Christian Marentes
B & B Butchers & Restaurant

John Sanford
John Sanford
BBQ on the Brazos

Ben Merritt
Ben Merritt
Ben’s Triple B

Kyle Baker
Kyle Baker
Bird Cafe

Barrett Black
Barrett Black
Black’s BBQ

Black Rooster Café
Abigail Bradford
Black Rooster Café

Adam Holt
Adam Holt
Bob’s Steak and Chop House

Matt Balke
Matt Balke
Bolsa

Jon Bonnell
Jon Bonnell
Bonnell’s Fine Texas Cuisine

Buffalo Bros
Ed McOwen + Jon Bonnell
BUFFALO BROS Pizza Wings & Subs


BREWED
Chris Thompson
BREWED


Denise Paul Shavandy
Denise Paul Shavandy
Cafe Modern

Dino Santonicola
Dino Santonicola
Cane Rosso

Cannon Chinese Kitchen

Cannon Chinese Kitchen

Cast Iron at the Omni Hotel
Amol Agarwal
Cast Iron at the Omni Hotel

Todd David
Todd David
Cattleack Barbeque

Felipe Armenta
Felipe Armenta
Cork & Pig Tavern

Derek Venutolo
Derek Venutolo
The Capital Grille – Fort Worth

Charles Youts
Charles Youts
The Classic at Roanoke

Evan Faris
Evan Faris
Chef Evan

Cousin's BBQ
Jason Cross
Cousin’s BBQ

The Culinary School of Fort Worth
Mark Hitri + Brad Waier
The Culinary School of Fort Worth


Chris Garcia
Chris Garcia
Del Norte Tacos

Dough Boy Donuts
Melvin Roberson
Dough Boy Donuts

Dr. Sue's Chocolate
Sue Williams, MD
Dr. Sue’s Chocolate

Katherine Clapner
Katherine Clapner
Dude, Sweet Chocolate

Erin Duffey
Erin Duffey
Duffey’s Kolache Bakery


Caroline Perini
Caroline Perini
Easy Slider

Eddie V's Prime Seafood
Michael Duff
Eddie V’s Prime Seafood

Molly McCook
Molly McCook
Ellerbe Fine Foods


Firestone Robertson Distilling
Leonard Firestone + Troy Robertson
Firestone & Robertson Distilling

James J. Robert III
James J. Robert III
Fixe Southern House

Ben Merritt
Ben Merritt
Fixture – Kitchen and Social Lounge

Terry Chandler
Terry Chandler
Fred’s Texas Cafe

Brandon Moors
Brandon Moors
Funky Town Donuts


Blaine Staniford
Blaine Staniford
Grace Restaurant/Little Red Wasp

Maurice Ahern
Maurice Ahern
Gold Ribbon Confections


Travis + Emma Heim
Travis + Emma Heim
Heim Barbecue

HG Sply Co.
Danyele McPherson
HG SPLY CO

Ruth Hooker
Ruth Hooker
Hooker’s Grill

Katherine Sasser
Katherine Sasser
Hurley House


Jen Williams
Jen Williams
JayCee Hospitality

Liz Lanier
Liz Lanier
Joy Macarons


Kincaid's
Johnathan Gentry
Kincaid’s

Kreuz Market
Weston Black
Kreuz Market


Katie Schma
Katie Schma
Local Foods Kitchen

Damian Avila
Damian Avila
Lockhart Smokehouse

Tareka L. Lofton
Tareka L. Lofton
Loft 22 Cakes

Daniel Pittman
Daniel Pittman
LUCK

Luna Grill
Luna Grill


Rena Frost
Rena Frost
Mac’s on Main

Juan Rodriguez
Juan Rodriguez
Magdalena’s

Braden Wages
Braden Wages
Malai Kitchen

Mariposa's Latin Kitchen
Irma Gamez
Mariposa’s Latin Kitchen

Chris Boydston
Chris Boydston
Max’s Wine Dive

Josh Rangel
Michael Thomson
Michaels Cuisine Restaurant and Bar

Kari Crowe
Kari Crowe
Melt Ice Creams

Mesero

Mesero

Meso Maya
Nico Sanchez
Meso Maya

Mockingbird Food Co. & Iron Bread
Dena Shaskan
Mockingbird Food Co. & Iron Bread


Donatella Trotti
Donatella Trotti
Nonna Tata

Not Just Q
Eric Hansen
Not Just Q


Paco's Mexican Cuisine
Francisco Islas
Paco’s Mexican Cuisine

Chef Robert Lyford
Robert Lyford,
Patina Green Home and Market

Wade Chappell
Wade G. Chappell
Pearl Snap Kolaches

Marcus Paslay
Marcus Paslay
Piattello Italian Kitchen

Ren and Roxana Blanks
Ren + Roxana Blanks
The Ranch House

James Gaines
James Gaines
Reata Restaurant

Rise No. 3

Rise No. 3

Trevor Meek
Trevor Meek
Rock City Burger Co.

Rodeo Goat
Gerardo Pena
Rodeo Goat

Gerard Thompson
Gerard Thompson
Rough Creek Lodge & Resort


Salsa Limon
Keith Grober
Salsa Limon

Savor Culinary Services
Deb Cantrell
Savor Culinary Services

Shinjuku Station
Marcus Kopplin
Shinjuku Station

Matt Proctor - Stillwater Barbeque
Matt Proctor
Stillwater Barbeque

Stir Crazy Baked Goods
Robbie Werner
Stir Crazy Baked Goods

Nicole Garrett
Nicole Garrett
Susie Cakes

Lindsey Lawing
Lindsey Lawing
Sweet Lucy’s Pies

Hans Peter Muller
Hans Peter Muller
Swiss Pastry Shop


Taco Heads
Sarah Castillo
Taco Heads

Manny Vasquez
Manny Vasquez
The Community Kitchen, Tarrant Area Food Bank

William Weisiger
William Weisiger
Ten50 BBQ

Terra Mediterranean Grill
Jay Chanaa
Terra Mediterranean Grill

Texas Bleu Steakhouse
Stefon Rishel
Texas Bleu Steakhouse

Tributary Cafe
Cindy Crowder-Wheeler
Tributary Cafe

David Lee
Torrevio Hicks
Twigs Bistro


Anne Hoyt + Taylor Nicholson
Anne Hoyt + Taylor Nicholson
Unrefined Bakery


Aaron Austin
Aaron Austin
Vintage Grill and Car Museum


Wild Salsa
Katie Horne
Wild Salsa

Mauricio Mier
Mauricio Mier
The Woodshed Smokehouse