Alex Raij, chef, La Vara, Tekoa, and more; author, "The Basque Book"
Allison Cayne, founder, Haven's Kitchen; author, "The Haven's Kitchen Cookbook"
Allison Hooper, co-founder, Vermont Creamery
Amanda Englander, senior editor, Clarkson Potter
Amanda Hesser, co-founder, Food52
Amy Chaplin, author, "At Home in the Whole Food Kitchen"
Amy Halloran, author, "The New Bread Basket"
Amy Virginia Buchanan, co-founder, Spring Street Social Society, storytime goddess
Anna Hezel, senior editor, TASTE
Andrea Barzvi, founder, Empire Literary
Andrea Nguyen, teacher, author, "The Pho Cookbook: Easy to Adventurous Recipes for Vietnam's Favorite Soup"
Andrew Gerson, chef, Brooklyn Brewery
Angela Miller, co-founder, Miller Bowers Griffin Literary Management
Anne Saxelby, founder and co-owner, Saxelby Cheesemongers
April Bloomfield, chef, The Spotted Pig, The Breslin Bar & Dining Room, and more; author, "A Girl and Her Greens: Hearty Meals from the Garden"
Britt Browne, artist, farmer, Finca Tierra Negra / Black Earth Farm
Camaren Subhiyah, editor, Abrams Books
Charlotte Druckman, writer, author, "Stir, Sizzle, Bake"
Chinchakriya Un, chef, Kreung Cambodian pop-up
Christine Muhlke, editor-at-large, Bon Appétit
Doria Santlofer, "Food City: Four Centuries of Food Making in New York"
Eli Sussman, chef/owner, Samesa, Sussman Brothers Catering
Elisabeth Prueitt, chef, co-founder, Tartine, author, "Tartine All Day: Modern Recipes for the Home Cook"
Emily Takoudes, executive commissioning editor of food & drink, Phaidon
Emma Straub, author, "Modern Lovers"
Evelyn Kim, writer, activist
Food Issues Group, an action and discussion group for and by members of the food and restaurant industry
Frank Bruni, columnist, The New York Times, author, "A Meatloaf in Every Oven"
Genevieve Ko, author, "Better Baking"
Homa Dashtaki, co-founder, White Moustache
Jeannine Dillon, editorial director, Quarto Publishing Group
Jenn Sit, cookbook editor, co-writer, "Senegal: Modern Senegalese Recipes from the Source"
Jennifer Levesque, vice president and editorial director, Rodale
Jenni Ferrari-Adler, literary agent, Union Literary
Jessica B. Harris, historian, writer, author, "My Soul Looks Back"
Judy Pray, executive editor, Artisan Books
Julia Sherman, author, "Salad for President: A Cookbook Inspired by Artists"
Julie Will, editorial director, HarperWave
Kari Stuart, literary agent, ICM Partners
Katie Kitamura, author, "A Separation"
Ken Friedman, restaurateur, The Spotted Pig, The Breslin Bar & Dining Room, and more
Kenzi Wilbur, managing editor, Food52
Kerry Diamond, co-founder, Cherry Bombe
Kevin Young, Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, poetry editor, The New Yorker
Khushbu Shah, senior food editor, Thrillist
Kitchen Arts & Letters, New York City's premiere culinary book store
Klancy Miller, writer, author, "Cooking Solo: The Fun of Cooking for Yourself"
Laurie Woolever, writer, editor, lieutenant, Anthony Bourdain Books
Libby VanderPloeg, illustrator, designer
Maria Ribas, literary agent, Stonesong
Mario Batali, chef, author, educator, TV host
Mayukh Sen, staff writer, Food52
Meg Thompson, founder, Thompson Literary Agency
Melanie Dunea, photographer, author, "My Last Supper: 50 Great Chefs and Their Final Meals"
Melissa Clark, columnist, The New York Times, author, "Dinner: Changing the Game"
Michael Ruhlman, author, "Grocery: The Buying and Selling of Food in America"
Michael Szczerban, executive editor, Little, Brown & Co.
Michael W. Twitty, blogger, Afroculinaria; author, "The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African-American Culinary History in the Old South"
Mira Manek, author, "Saffron Soul: Healthy, Vegetarian Heritage Recipes from India"
Myisha Priest, associate professor, New York University, author of "The Children's Miracle: African American Children in American Political Life"
Naama Shefi, founder, Jewish Food Society
Naz Riahi, founder, Bitten
Nibble+squeak, a dining club for parents with pipsqueaks
Nicholas Morgenstern, owner, Morgenstern's Finest Ice Cream
Noah Fecks, photographer, author, "Toast Water"
On Plate, film studio
Pam Krauss, publisher, Pam Krauss Books
Rohan Mehra, co-founder of The Prusik Group, creators of The Market Line
Samin Nosrat, chef, teacher, author, "Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking"
Sara Varon, children's book author & illustrator
Sarah Billingsley, executive editor, Chronicle Books
Sarah Owens, author, "Sourdough: Recipes for Rustic Fermented Breads, Sweets, Savories, and More"
Sierra Tishgart, senior editor, Grub Street
Stephanie Pesakoff, founder, Art Dept. Illustration Division
Stephen A. Satterfield, writer, founder, Whetstone Magazine
Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture
Victoria Granof, food stylist, co-author, "Toast Water"
Warren Bobrow, author, "The Craft Cocktail Compendium"
Yahdon Israel, importer of the literary, exporter of the swag; Literaryswag Book Club founder