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Robyn Gilliam, Rachel Collins
Robyn Gilliam, Rachel Collins Photo by WJNPHOTO
Lacy Cook, Joshua Friend
Lacy Cook, Joshua Friend Photo by WJNPHOTO
Karen Soltero, David Nix, Alika Ray
Karen Soltero, David Nix, Alika Ray Photo by WJNPHOTO
Lynsi Christiansen, Katy Anderson, Anna Tressler
Lynsi Christiansen, Katy Anderson, Anna Tressler Photo by WJNPHOTO
Neve Winspeare, Dale WInspeare
Neve Winspeare, Dale Winspeare Photo by WJNPHOTO
Vodi Cook, Christina Thompson
Vodi Cook, Christina Thompson Photo by WJNPHOTO
Kate O’Donnell, Christina Sedan
Kate O’Donnell, Christina Sedan Photo by WJNPHOTO
Landon Ledford, Kaitlyn Howell
Landon Ledford, Kaitlyn Howell Photo by WJNPHOTO
Griffin Emerson, Lea Flamming
Griffin Emerson, Lea Flamming Photo by WJNPHOTO
Winners at Tastemakers 2017
Pie Tap Pizza Workshop + Bar took home the award for Best New Restaurant. Photo by WJNPHOTO
Erica Allen, Taylor McNeill, Jessica Nwasike
Erica Allen, Taylor McNeill, Jessica Nwasike Photo by WJNPHOTO
Guests at Tastemakers 2017
Guests mingle at Tastemaker Awards 2017. Photo by WJNPHOTO
Drink selections at Tastemakers 2017
Beer options included offerings from Deep Ellum Brewing, 11 Below Brewing, and Alaskan Brewing Company. Photo by WJNPHOTO
Mirador team
Josh Sutcliff (right) of Mirador won the award for Rising Star Chef. Photo by WJNPHOTO
Charlie Moore, Hannah Constantine
Charlie Moore, Hannah Constantine Photo by WJNPHOTO
Evan Johnson, Carolanne Treadwell
Evan Johnson, Carolanne Treadwell Photo by WJNPHOTO
Madai, strawberry boshi, and green tomato from Uchi
Sample bites included madai, strawberry boshi, and green tomato from Uchi. Photo by WJNPHOTO
Perla Caston, Yana Kohut
Perla Caston, Yana Kohut Photo by WJNPHOTO
Ford Santa Maria, Leah Santa Marie
Ford Santa Maria, Leah Santa Marie Photo by WJNPHOTO
Daniel Forsythe, Martin Arista
Daniel Forsythe, Martin Arista Photo by WJNPHOTO
Neil Atlin, Kristen Bell
Neil Atlin, Kristen Bell Photo by WJNPHOTO
Armmoury D. E. team
Armoury D.E. took home the award for Bar of the Year. Photo by WJNPHOTO
The Slow Bone team
Slow Bone won for Best Fried Chicken. Photo by WJNPHOTO
Kung Pao Lobster Roll from Nick & Sam's Steakhouse
Kung Pao Lobster Rolls from Nick & Sam's Steakhouse. Photo by WJNPHOTO
Guests getting their nails done at MiniLuxe
Guests were pampered with manicures from MiniLuxe. Photo by WJNPHOTO