Dawn Burrell

Traveling the world with the USA’s Track & Field team ignited Chef Dawn Burrell’s deep love for the language of food. The 2000 Olympian eventually traded in her track spikes for a full-time culinary career, cutting her teeth with everyone from Chef Tom Aikens in London to Houston’s Monica Pope before landing a gig with […]

Ashley Christensen

Ashley Christensen is the chef and owner of Poole’s Diner, Beasley’s Chicken + Honey, Fox Liquor Bar, Death & Taxes, Bridge Club, and Poole’side Pies, all located in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina. Ashley’s cooking–hinged on her philosophy of bright, fresh flavors and locally grown, seasonal ingredients–has garnered local and national acclaim. In fall of 2021 […]