Jason Slimak, Saint Anejo
"My inspiration comes from many different cultures and cuisines."
Andrew Whitney, Virago
"I want to show the beauty in imperfection and how to maximize on what others view as flaws."
Shane Midnight, Whiskey Kitchen
"The hard work you've done will mean much more to you than any possession you have ever owned."
Jay Flatley, Tavern
"I am inspired by food from the Southern (US) states. This region has had a huge influence on me."
Steven Chandler, Kayne Prime
Brandon Chavannes, Moto
"As with many pursuits, we often find the best results by stripping away the non-essential and I think this echoes the philosophy of good cooking."