Brian Ahern, Boeufhaus

Ashlee Aubin, Salero & Wood Chicago

Brenton Balika, Margeaux Brasserie

Jimmy Bannos, Heaven on Seven

Angelina Bastidas, Bin 36

Johnny Besch, BLVD

Greg Biggers, Café des Architectes

Federico Comacchio, Coco Pazzo

Abraham Conlon, Fat Rice

Kevin Cuddihee, Two

Ian Davis, Band of Bohemia

Jess DeGuzman, Sunda

Kristopher Delee, Duck Inn

Jesus Delgado, Tanta

David DiGregorio, Osteria via Stato

Nicole Ella, Bottlefork

Brian Enyart, Dos Urban Cantina

Antonio Fiasche, Tempesta Market

Jo-Marie Frigo, Nonna Santi’s Biscotti

Joe Frillman, Daisies

Mike Galen, Dusek’s Board and Beer

Mindy Gohr, Bittersweet Pastry Shop

Jose Gonzalez, Libertad

Cosmo Goss and Erling Wu-Bower, Pacific Standard Time

Cameron Grant, Osteria Langhe & Animale

Rick Gresh, Ace Bounce & Flight Club

Perry Hendrix, avec

CJ Jacobson, Ēma

Marissa Janz, Willow Room

Brian Jupiter

David Koelling, Strategic Dining Services

George Kovach, Band of Bohemia

Bill Kim, bellyQ & urbanbelly

Matt Lair, Clever Rabbit

Gregory Laketek, West Loop Salumi

Anthony Lamas, Seviche (Louisville)

Jeremy Leven, mfk.

James Lintelmann, Baptiste & Bottle

Aaron Lirette, GreenRiver

John Manion, La Sirena Clandestina

Charlie McKenna, Lillie’s Q

Cory Morris, Ronero

Jessica Oloroso, Black Dog Gelato

Leigh Omilinsky, Nico Osteria

Chris Pandel, Swift & Sons

Beth Partridge & Dan Pancake, Autre Monde

Jason Paskewitz, Pearl Brasserie

Nicole Pederson, Found

Anna and David Posey, Elske

Christian Ragano, Cindy’s

Maree Rogers, Momotaro & The Kennison

Phil Rubino, The Boarding House

Dan Salls & Ross Henke, Quiote

Scott Sax, Ada Street

Zoë Schor, Split-Rail

Michael Sheerin, Rockit Bar & Grill

Todd Stein, Formento’s

Chris Thompson, Coda di Volpe

Christopher Teixeira, Steadfast

Heather Terhune, Tre Rivali & The Outsider (Milwaukee)

Tom Van Lente, The Winchester

Jacob Verstegen, LH Rooftop at LondonHouse Chicago

Paul Virant, Vie & Vistro

Julie Warpinski, Big Star

Charles Welch, Good Fortune

Jared Wentworth, Regards to Edith

Aleta Williams, Loquacious Culinary Events

Kevin Yu, Kizuki Ramen & Izakaya

Andrew Zimmerman, Sepia Chicago