Emcees
Lin Brehmer
93XRT

Lin Brehmer is the veteran music man of the 93XRT Morning Radio Show. On the morning of Dec. 30th 1991, he placed a needle on the record, “This Must Be the Place” by Talking Heads to augur a new chapter in a radio career...MORE

www.wxrt.radio.com
Billy Dec
Rockit Ranch Productions

Billy Dec is a two time Emmy Award Winning Entertainment TV Personality, Producer, Actor, Attorney, Restaurateur and CEO/Founder of Rockit Ranch, a premier hospitality...MORE

http://www.rockitranch.com
Steve Dolinsky
ABC 7 Chicago

Steve is the Food Reporter for ABC 7 - Chicago. Every Friday at 11 a.m., and Saturday at 10 p.m., he introduces his “Hungry Hound” segments live, covering a range of food and drink-related topics...MORE

www.stevedolinsky.com
David Hammond
Newcity Network

David is the Dining and Drinking Editor for Newcity/Chicago, and a regular contributor of food/beverage-related articles to Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Tribune, Men’s Book, Plate...MORE

www.newcity.com
Carla Lalli Music
Bon Appétit

Carla Lalli Music is the food director at Bon Appétit where she oversees the brand's food and recipe content in print and across all...MORE

www.bonappetit.com
Alex Maragos
NBC 5 Chicago

Alex Maragos is a general assignment reporter and morning show anchor. He joined NBC 5 News in August 2015. Alex returned home to Chicago after...MORE

www.nbcchicago.com
Sylvia Perez
Fox News 32

Sylvia Perez is a widely recognized and respected name in the Chicago news market. She’s best known for looking beyond the headlines and reporting the...MORE

www.fox32chicago.com
Chandra Ram
Plate

Chandra Ram worked as a cook before turning to food writing and editing Plate, an award-winning food magazine that challenges chefs to take food...MORE

www.plateonline.com
Adam Rapoport
Bon Appétit

Adam joined Bon Appétit in 2011 as editor in chief, and with his distinct point of view reinvented the food lifestyle category. With 28...MORE

www.bonappetit.com
Mario Rizzotti
Iron Chef America

Mario Rizzotti is an acclaimed television personality and Italian culinary expert. He most recently served a judge on the Food Network’s Iron Chef ...MORE

www.mariorizzotti.com
ALPANA SINGH, MS
CHECK PLEASE!/TERRA VINE

Born and raised in Monterey, California, Alpana Singh’s strong work ethic and ease with people of all ages stemmed from a youth spent working in her family’s ethnic grocery store. Later,...MORE

www.checkplease.com
David Tamarkin
Epicurious

David is the editor and digital director of Epicurious, the most trusted recipe website in the world. Since coming to the brand in 2015, ...MORE

www.epicurious.com
LeeAnn Trotter
Entertainment Reporter, NBC 5

LeeAnn Trotter is a feature reporter for NBC5, covering arts & entertainment, food, and fun events happening around town. She is also a contributor to NBC’s "Making a Difference" franchise...MORE

www.nbcchicago.com

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