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TEAM COMFORT

Jon Jackson  Owner & Farmer  Comfort Farms   Milledgeville, GA

Jon Jackson
Owner & Farmer
Comfort Farms
Milledgeville, GA

Ryan Smith  Owner & Bar Smith  Macon MGMT Design Co.  Macon, GA

Ryan Smith
Owner & Bar Smith
Macon MGMT Design Co.
Macon, GA

Blair Machado  Chef & Butcher Owner  Farmstead Whole Animal Butchery  Charleston, SC

Blair Machado
Chef & Butcher Owner
Farmstead Whole Animal Butchery
Charleston, SC

Jason Nuaert   Butcher Owner  Rocky Mountain Institute of Meat  Denver, CO

Jason Nuaert
Butcher Owner
Rocky Mountain Institute of Meat
Denver, CO

TEAM CHEFS

Terry Koval  Exec Chef & Partner  Wrecking Bar Brewpub  Atlanta, GA

Terry Koval
Exec Chef & Partner
Wrecking Bar Brewpub
Atlanta, GA

Nick Leahy  Chef Owner  AIX   Atlanta, GA

Nick Leahy
Chef Owner
AIX
Atlanta, GA

Shay Lavi  Chef Owner  Rozina Bakehouse  Atlanta, GA

Shay Lavi
Chef Owner
Rozina Bakehouse
Atlanta, GA

Bryan Furman  Chef & Pit Master Owner  B’s Cracklin’ BBQ  Atlanta, GA

Bryan Furman
Chef & Pit Master Owner
B’s Cracklin’ BBQ
Atlanta, GA

Matthew Raiford  Chef Farmer & Owner  Farmer & Larder  Brunswick, GA

Matthew Raiford
Chef Farmer & Owner
Farmer & Larder
Brunswick, GA

Hector Santiago  Chef Owner  El Super Pan  Atlanta, GA

Hector Santiago
Chef Owner
El Super Pan
Atlanta, GA

Markie McCollough  Chef De Cuisine  Two Urban Licks   Atlanta, GA

Markie McCollough
Chef De Cuisine
Two Urban Licks
Atlanta, GA

Phil Wingo  Pit Master Owner  Porkmafia  Chicago, IL

Phil Wingo
Pit Master Owner
Porkmafia
Chicago, IL

Matt Marcus  Chef Owner  Watershed  Atlanta, GA

Matt Marcus
Chef Owner
Watershed
Atlanta, GA

Matthew Deaton  Executive Chef  FoodE  Fredericksburg, VA

Matthew Deaton
Executive Chef
FoodE
Fredericksburg, VA

Tito & Leila Marino  Chef Owners  Embers & Ashes  Charleston, SC

Tito & Leila Marino
Chef Owners
Embers & Ashes
Charleston, SC

Kent Graham  Chef/ Butcher/ Pit Master  Charleston, SC

Kent Graham
Chef/ Butcher/ Pit Master
Charleston, SC

Brad Stevens  Executive Chef  Dovetail   Macon, GA

Brad Stevens
Executive Chef
Dovetail
Macon, GA

Doug Sanneman  Executive Chef  Natalia’s  Macon, GA

Doug Sanneman
Executive Chef
Natalia’s
Macon, GA

Jeremy Swofford  Executive Chef  Farms at Serenbe  Atlanta, GA

Jeremy Swofford
Executive Chef
Farms at Serenbe
Atlanta, GA

Andy Andersen  Program Manager of Culinary Arts  Helms College   Macon, GA

Andy Andersen
Program Manager of Culinary Arts
Helms College
Macon, GA

Colin Quirk  Executive Chef  Atlanta Country Club   Atlanta, GA

Colin Quirk
Executive Chef
Atlanta Country Club
Atlanta, GA

Jody Mullendore  Chef & Pit Master Owner  Joe D’s   Macon, GA

Jody Mullendore
Chef & Pit Master Owner
Joe D’s
Macon, GA

Braxton Naff  Wild Game Chef  Roanoke, VA

Braxton Naff
Wild Game Chef
Roanoke, VA

Josh Aaron  Executive Chef & Owner  Chops & Hops  Watkinsville, GA

Josh Aaron
Executive Chef & Owner
Chops & Hops
Watkinsville, GA

Mike Behmoiras  Chef  Bettola  Birmingham, AL

Mike Behmoiras
Chef
Bettola
Birmingham, AL

Christos Giannes  Executive Chef  Kouzina Christos  Marietta, GA

Christos Giannes
Executive Chef
Kouzina Christos
Marietta, GA

Steven Lingenfelter  Executive Chef  Illegal Foods   Atlanta, GA

Steven Lingenfelter
Executive Chef
Illegal Foods
Atlanta, GA

Kristian Niemi  Executive Chef  Bourbon Columbia  Columbia, SC

Kristian Niemi
Executive Chef
Bourbon Columbia
Columbia, SC

TEAM BUTCHERS

Bryan Kyzar  Culinary Instructor & Life Coach  Heflin’s Food Preservation & Louisiana Kitchen   New Orleans, LA

Bryan Kyzar
Culinary Instructor & Life Coach
Heflin’s Food Preservation & Louisiana Kitchen
New Orleans, LA

Davis Wells  Head Butcher  Comfort Farms  Macon, GA

Davis Wells
Head Butcher
Comfort Farms
Macon, GA

Kernis "Big LOU" Louviere  Chef & Butcher  Envie Catering  New Orleans, LA

Kernis "Big LOU" Louviere
Chef & Butcher
Envie Catering
New Orleans, LA

Jeff Weinstock  Butcher & Co-Owner  Cake & Bacon  Houston, TX

Jeff Weinstock
Butcher & Co-Owner
Cake & Bacon
Houston, TX

Colin Miles  Butcher Owner  Pigman Goods   Charleston, SC

Colin Miles
Butcher Owner
Pigman Goods
Charleston, SC

Joseph Bassetti  Butcher   Farmstead Whole Animal Butchery   Charleston, SC

Joseph Bassetti
Butcher
Farmstead Whole Animal Butchery
Charleston, SC