Hosted by Chef Michael Schlow at
222 Berkeley Street, Boston
Island Creek Oyster Bar, Lineage, and Row34
James Beard Foundation award-winning chef Jeremy Sewall is the owner of Island Creek Oyster Bar, Lineage, and Row34 restaurants in Portsmouth, NH and Boston. Jeremy is dedicated to celebrating the diversity of New England seafood and the passion of the people who bring it to us.
Catalyst Restaurant chef and owner William Kovel’s culinary career has taken him to London and San Francisco, broadening his knowledge of cuisine and technique. Catalyst pays tribute to Kovel’s love of sustainable, fresh foods, and offers American cuisine with French influences.
Extensive travels throughout Western Europe instilled in Mike Pagliarini a deep appreciation for ingredients, wine, and the ceremony of dining. He honed his skills as Sous Chef and Chef de Cuisine at several standout Boston restaurants and is now chef and co-owner of Italian eatery Giulia in Cambridge.
Hanover Inn, PINE
Justin Dain is the Executive Chef at the Hanover Inn in Hanover, New Hampshire as well as the Inn’s signature PINE Restaurant. Chef Dain is known for creating extraordinary regional American cuisine – clean, simple food of the highest quality, using the freshest ingredients and locally grown products whenever possible.
Tico, Alta Strada, and Doretta
With restaurants spanning the country, Michael Schlow is one of the most influential and respected chef/restaurateurs in America today. His ability to capture a variety of global cuisines and techniques has led to appearances on several nationally syndicated television shows. He’s been the recipient of many awards including being named “Best Chef in the Northeast” by the James Beard Foundation. Chef Schlow has hosted the Celebrity Chef Dinner for more than a decade.
Beth & Max Bardeen
Abby & John Yozell
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts