Penelope Shackelford

Penelope Shackelford

Penelope grew up in a family that values food as a way to show love, create community and share culture. She took up cooking and baking at a young age and began working in restaurants as soon as she turned 16. As she attends Hope College, studying Communication and...
Bryce Danner

Bryce Danner

Bryce gained an interest for culinary arts at a young age, traveling to many countries on his family’s business trips and living in Poland and Switzerland as a child. He was always willing to try any dish, especially the local delicacies. Born in Colorado, but...
Jessica Texidor

Jessica Texidor

Jessica Texidor serves as the vice president of events with Chicago Chefs’ Table. After earning a B.A. in Theatre from Loyola University Chicago, Jessica enjoyed a fulfilling career in theater, choreographing, producing, arts education administration, and performing...
Carrie Soubri

Carrie Soubri

A seasoned and versatile senior agency leader with over twenty-five years of experience, Carrie Sabourin excels in brand strategy development, integrated communications planning, and culinary innovation for both B2B and B2C markets. As a strategic thinker and...
Juliet Greene

Juliet Greene

Chef Juliet Greene discovered her culinary passion at age 15 as an exchange student in Seville, Spain. Throughout her high school years in the U.S., she worked at a local restaurant in her community. Following graduation, she continued to pursue her passion and...