Shubert Ho is the executive chef and owner of Feedme Hospitality & Restaurant Group, located in Edmonds. The group has established six restaurants–Salt & Iron, Bar Dojo, The MAR·KET, SanKai, Fire & The Feast and Shore Pine Coffee & Gelato–and a catering business in the last decade.
Hans Reisinger is the executive sous chef of Bell Harbor International Conference Center and World Trade Center Seattle and the talent behind Quickfire, the area’s newest meal kit. “Quickfire is the brainchild of my frustration combined with my inspiration, and my plan is to serve Seattleites the way they deserve,” he says.
Bi-coastal talent Bennyroyce Royon is the artistic director of Renton-based Evergreen City Ballet, a pre-professional ballet school and performing company, and founder of Bennyroyce Dance, a project-based contemporary company in Brooklyn. Learn about Bennyroyce Royon…
Maggie Trujillo is the managing executive chef of Aerlume Seattle, just steps from Pike Place Market. The restaurant impresses diners with its sweeping views of the sound and connections with local farmers and providers.
Brian Price is the chef at Eritage Resort, one of Walla Walla’s finest dining destinations. Eritage is known for its menu that highlights the seasonal bounty of the region and its connections with local family farmers and suppliers.
Laura Henderson is the executive director at Pasado’s Safe Haven, a Sultan-based nonprofit that is fighting to end animal cruelty and create a more compassionate world. Learn about Laura Henderson…
Did you know the Pacific Northwest happens to be the leading regional hub for glass art in the nation with more than 700 glass artists living in Washington? Cyrena Stefano, CEO at Seattle Glassblowing Studio and co-founder of Hot Glass Color and Supply, happens to be one of such talents.
Quinton Stewart is the chef at Ben Paris in The State Hotel, a popular dining spot in Seattle known for its ambitious cocktails and hand-crafted American eats (hello, buttermilk fried chicken!). Learn about Quinton Stewart…
Abigail Gullo is the assistant general manager and bar manager at Ben Paris at The State Hotel. Though she is new to Seattle, she is no stranger to accolades for her mixology work as Eater New Orleans’ “Bartender of the Year” in 2014, Heaven Hill Distillery’s “Bartender of the Year” in 2016 and her induction into Tales of the Cocktail’s “2018 Dame Hall of Fame.”
Pina Purpero is the general manager of Hyatt Regency Lake Washington in Renton. The hotel, which marries the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest with modern amenities, is a recent AAA Four Diamond award winner.