Chef Lee Ann Whippen
The Purple Pig, 2014 James Beard Rising Star Chef Award Winner
Founding Partner & Executive Pastry Chef of TRU, "Sweet Dreams"
Author of "Something Borrowed"
Hip-Hop Artist, Actor
Chicago Cubs First Baseman
Creator of Gilt Bar, Au Cheval, Maude's, Bavette's ...
New York Times Bestselling Author
Backstage at Joe's Bar
Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media
Chicago Fire Forward, 2013 Major League Soccer MVP
Creators of avec, Big Star, The Publican, Nico Osteria and The Violet Hour