Alex Figura

A native of Washington D.C., Alex has been pushing culinary boundaries in superstar kitchens since he started his career working at Philadelphia’s Vetri Ristorante, considered by many as a benchmark for some of the finest Italian food in the U.S.

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Kevin Grossi

A true Midwestern boy, Kevin is a Michigander who knew his path from an early age. He wasted no time starting a cooking career by enrolling in the Schoolcraft College culinary program in Livonia, Mi. post high school graduation.

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Jamey Fader

Chef/Owner of LOLA, Jamey Fader, was born and raised in the D.C metro area. After receiving his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from West Virginia University, Jamey realized his true passion lay in the kitchen.

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Julie Magnussen

Julie Magnussen, aka Healthy Julie, is a passionate and inspirational health coach and plant-based chef. Julie’s philosophy is to use whole, unprocessed and authentic ingredients, and instruct on living a full and happy life, fully of vibrant and positive energy!

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Cade Beerman

Born and raised in Carbondale, Colorado, Chef Cade Beerman earned his degree from Colgate University. Classically trained on the culinary front lines of San Francisco, he moved to New York City and worked his way up the ranks of some of Manhattan’s finest institutions, most notably Fiamma

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Justin Goerich

As Executive Chef at Zolo Grill, Justin blends his decade plus of culinary experience into seasonal menus full of creative, flavorful Southwestern dishes. Justin began his tenure at Zolo as Sous Chef, where he worked under the guidance of Chef Brett Smith until he took over the reigns as head chef in 2013.

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Victoria Amato Kennedy

Victoria Amato Kennedy began her wine journey and career in her hometown near New Orleans, Louisiana, where she was always surrounded by good food, culture and hospitality. After graduating from Louisiana State University with a degree in Communications, she traveled to Tampa, Florida where she continued to explore her passion for the service and hospitality industries

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Matt Lewis

Born and raised in Cheyenne, WY, Matt made his way to the Mile High City to attend Johnson and Wales University. Although school was not his strong suit, cooking certainly was (!) and he put his nose to the grindstone in some of Denver’s finest kitchens: North Modern Italian, Russell’s Smokehouse, and Bones.

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DJ Nagle

Chef Nagle was the opening chef at North in Cherry Creek, and had a successful stint at Humboldt: Farm, Fish, Wine, Blue Island Oyster Bar and Grill in Cherry Creek North, and Spruce: Farm, Fish in Boulder.

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Kelly McGeehan

Kelly was born and raised in New Jersey and attended Johnson and Wales University in Charlotte, NC. After achieving her Associate’s Degree in Baking and Pastry Arts, she decided to start her career in Denver, CO.

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Andrew Lubatty

Executive Chef Andrew Lubatty was born in Southampton, New York. At the age of thirteen he began his culinary career working summers at local restaurants. After graduating from high school, he attended Berklee College of Music, in Boston.

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