Judges

Ben Edgerton

Ben Edgerton

Co-owner, Contigo
*2017 Winner - Best Burger of the Year

Billy Hankey

Billy Hankey

Partner, King Bee Lounge
*2017 Winner - Bar of the Year

Brandon Watson

Brandon Watson

Food editor, CultureMap Austin and San Antonio

Cesar Zepeda

Cesar Zepeda

Owner, Sangria on the Burg
*2017 Winner - Best New Restaurant

JOSH LOVING

JOSH LOVING

Co-owner, Small Victory
*2017 Winner - Bartender of the Year

JUNE RODIL

JUNE RODIL

Beverage Director, McGuire Moorman Hospitality
*2017 Winner - Neighborhood Restaurant of the Year

James Brown

James Brown

Partner of BDG Hospitality, Owner of Sophia’s
*2017 Winner - Best New Restaurant
James Dumapit

James Dumapit

Chef de cuisine, Loro
*2017 Winner - Rising Star Chef of the Year

Jason Dady

Jason Dady

Chef and Restaurateur, Tre Trattoria, Tre Enoteca, Two Bros BBQ Market, The Duk Truck, B&D
Ice House, Range, and Shuck Shack
*2017 Winner - Restaurant of the Year (Bin Tapas Bar, San Antonio)

Jessica Elizarraras

Jessica Elizarraras

Food editor, San Antonio Current

Josh Hare

Josh Hare

Founder and president, Hops & Grain Brewing
*2017 Winner - Brewery of the Year

Kevin Fink

Kevin Fink

Chef and owner, Emmer & Rye and Henbit
*2017 Restaurant of the Year Winner - Emmer & Rye

Mariam Parker

Mariam Parker

Executive director, Austin Food and Wine Alliance
Austin and San Antonio judge

Patricia Sharpe

Patricia Sharpe

Food editor and restaurant critic, Texas Monthly
Austin and San Antonio judge

STEVEN DILLEY

STEVEN DILLEY

Owner, Bufalina
*2017 Winner - Wine Program of the Year

Stefan Bowers

Stefan Bowers

Chef, Feast, Rebelle, Batallion
*2017 Winner - Chef of the Year (Feast, San Antonio)

TODD DUPLECHAN

TODD DUPLECHAN

Co-owner and executive chef, Lenoir and Petite Maison
*2017 Winner - Chef of the Year

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