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- Steve Ells Founder and CEO, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc.
- Jane Black Food Reporter, Washington Post
- Mitch Berliner Specialty Food Distributor; Restaurant Consultant; and Founder, Bethesda Central Farm Market
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