Chef Chris Hill
Inspired Chef - Author - Entrepreneur - 2X TEDx Speaker
Chef Chris is the regularly featured guest chef on TV shows in various markets throughout the Southeast. He and his writing and work have been featured in various publications such Home and Garden, Gastronomique En Vogue, and Nation's Restaurant News. Additionally, he travels the east coast speaking to various colleges and universities regarding culinary media, branding, social media, and the realm of food writing. He is also the CEO, and personality behind Bachelor Kitchen, a food and lifestyle brand focused on recipes, video, tips and writing, encouraging people to "Fall in Love with Cooking". His Facebook page has over 120K followers and his posts reach millions each month.
Donald Burns, CMRC
The Restaurant Coach™
Donald is the leading authority, author, speaker and international business coach on how restaurant owners and operators go from just good to becoming exceptional. He helps independent operators create organizations that thrive and bring out their workers' natural strengths to reach their peak potential.
A 34 year veteran of the food service industry, Donald has owned, designed and created two original concept restaurants. In 2001 Donald was recruited by celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck to help expand his catering company.
Donald is an industry expert for Foodable TV. He is also a guest blogger for Toast Restaurant Management Blog, Hotschedules Blog. He is the host of The Restaurant Coach Podcast on iTunes. His first book: Restaurant Unleashed: The 7 Things Holding Your Restaurant Back From It's Potential is set to be release in May 2017