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- Bart Yablonsky Director of Operations, Dawson’s Market (Rockville, MD)
- Derek Brown Owner of three bars in D.C.'s Shaw neighborhood: Mockingbird Hill, Eat the Rich and Southern Efficiency; Chief Spirits Advisor for the National Archives Foundation
- Jessica Sidman Food Editor, Young & Hungry Columnist, Washington City Paper
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