Get ready to be inspired. These rising chefs, bartenders and restaurateurs have big ideas that could forever change the Columbus dining landscape.

Get ready to be inspired. These rising chefs, bartenders and restaurateurs have big ideas that could forever change the Columbus dining landscape.

Dustin Brafford

Plans to feed Clintonville using ingredients from a rooftop garden.

Natalie Jackson

Brought the first New York-style, coal-fired pizza to Columbus.

Silas Caeton & Avishar Barua

Want to give Downtown Columbus its first true New York-style restaurant.

Lara Yazvac

Gifted our city with a magical underground supper club experience.

Dan Kraus

Has visions of spreading the gospel of snout-to-tail cooking.

Cara Mangini

Hopes her prepared salads inspire Columbus to fall hard for vegetables.

Tyrone & Marcella Jackson

Believe their hot dog cart can help break the cycle of poverty.

Nicolene Schwartz

Poised to help all restaurants elevate their cocktail games.