Jim and Rose Kallas

Industry Advisors:

Justin Anderson, Partner, MONEYGUN | Saint Lou’s Assembly

Kevin Boehm, Co-Founder, Boka Restaurant Group

Rich Ciota, Managing Partner, Gene & Georgetti

Christine De Sousa, Illinois Restaurant Association

Curtis Duffy, Chef/Owner, Grace

Michelle Durpetti, Principal and Owner, Michelle Durpetti Events

Huge Galdones, Owner, Galdones Photography, LLC

Laura Goodman, Publisher, DiningOut Magazine

Wayne Harth, Director of Catering & Special Events, Hotel del Coronado

Rob Katz, Co-Founder, Boka Restaurant Group

Jeremy Kudan, Principal, Kudan Group, Inc

Jeff Mengel, Partner, Plante Moran

Michael Muser, GM/Partner, Grace

Beth Nielsen, Chief Culinary Officer, Nielsen-Massey Vanillas

Michael Pagliuco, Principal, Pagliuco Design Company

John Ross, Owner, B.Hospitality Co

Paul Sternlieb, Group President; Global Cooking Equipment, ITW

Fabio Viviani

Danny Wirtz, Vice Chairman, Breakthru Beverage Group

David Zivan, Editor-in-Chief, CS Magazine