Chef Jeff Jackson – USA

San Diego, CA Name: Jeff Jackson Restaurant: The Lodge at Torrey Pines: A.R. Valentien, the Grill at Torrey Pines Location: La Jolla, CA Long before ‘locavore’ became mainstream culinary-speak, Executive Chef Jeff Jackson was busy experimenting with seasonal menus and locally sourced ingredients from his post as Executive Chef of The Lodge at Torrey Pines,FIND OUT MORE |

Chef Phillip Esteban – USA

San Diego, CA Name: Phillip Esteban Age: 34 Nationality: Filipino Country of Residence: United States 1. Your Restaurant/Business: Consortium Holdings – Chef  |  Culinary Research & Development. 2. About Your Kitchen: One of the many great things about my position is that I work with amazing chefs within our company and their kitchens. Consortium Holdings has allowed meFIND OUT MORE |

Chef Kevin Gillespie – USA

Atlanta, GA Name: Kevin Gillespie Age: 34 Nationality: American Country of Residence: United States 1. Your Restaurant/Business: My restaurant management and consulting group, Red Beard Restaurants. We currently have four concepts: Gunshow, Revival, Communion, and Terminus City. 2. About Your Kitchen: We have a galley kitchen at Gunshow, lots of storage, counter-top space, and light. 3. Your FavoriteFIND OUT MORE |

Chef Thiago Silva – USA

Boston, MA Name: Thiago Silva Age: 31 Nationality: Brazilian Country of Residence: United States 1. Your Restaurant/Business: Chew Innovation, a studio, lab and kitchen in Boston, MA. 2. About Your Kitchen: It’s the greatest place on earth, magically delicious!! 3. Your Favorite Chef Works Item: All the aprons! Especially the denim ones. Comfy and sexy! I’m currently wearingFIND OUT MORE |

Chef Martin Louzao – Puerto Rico

San Juan, Puerto Rico Name: Martin Louzao Age: 37 Nationality: Argentinian Country of Residence: Puerto Rico 1. Your Restaurant/Business: Cincosentidos Inc. currently have Cocina Abierta, an interactive culinary experience; Nonna Cucina Rustica our Italian restaurant concept; Atelier, a culinary school for aficionados and Touro our recently opened Spanish inspired restaurant. 2. About Your Kitchen: Eclectic – I likeFIND OUT MORE |

Chef David Cioppa – B.V.I.

Beef Island, Tortola, British Virgin Islands Name: David Cioppa Age: 45 Nationality: American Country of Residence: British Virgin Islands 1. Your Restaurant/Business: Surfsong Villa Resort in Well Bay, Beef Island, Tortola, British Virgin Islands. 2. About Your Kitchen: Small, organized, well-equipped, clean and cool. 3. Your Favorite Chef Works Item: Blue, lightweight ¾ sleeve chef jacket (Item JLCL)FIND OUT MORE |

Chef Mario Batali – USA

New York, New York, USA Name: Mario Francesco Batali Age: 55 Nationality: American Country of Residence: United States 1. Your Restaurant/Business: Mario Batali LLC // Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group 2. About Your Kitchen: Where I live most of my life. Wheee! 3. Your Favorite Chef Works Item: : The Eat (RED)* Chef’s Coat (REPC) because it helps #86AIDS! 4. First Job: Line cook atFIND OUT MORE |

Chef Drew M. Deckman – Mexico

Valle de Guadalupe, Baja California, Mexico Name: Drew M. Deckman Age: 46 Nationality: American Country of Residence: Mexico 1. Your Restaurant/Business: Deckman’s en el Mogor – when the family bought the ranch in late 1940’s it was the only word on the old maps, so they kept the name. 2. About Your Kitchen: Our kitchen is entirely outdoors – centered inFIND OUT MORE |

Chef Colin MacLaggan – USA

San Diego, CA, USA Name: Colin MacLaggan Age: 39 Nationality: American Country of Residence: USA 1. Your Restaurant/Business: Ballast Point Brewery & Spirits in San Diego, California, USA. 2. About Your Kitchen: A well-tuned and cross-trained machine! My team and I work in a progressive, positive environment with a strong focus on one goal: to consistently provide our customers with aFIND OUT MORE |

Chef Grant MacPherson – USA

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA Name: Grant MacPherson Age: 53 Nationality: British Country of Residence: USA 1. Your Restaurant/Business: Scotch Myst is my international food & beverage consulting business based out of Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. View 2. About Your Kitchen: Lots of stainless steel, high heat and small tools. 3. Your Favorite Chef Works Item: : The short-sleeve Capri Premium Cotton Chef Coat (ECSS)FIND OUT MORE |