A vegan chef familiarizing the unfamiliar. An unlikely chicken fryer employing the unemployable. A liquor lobbyist changing the way we drink. This is the eclectic 2015 Tastemakers class. What do they all have in common? They're elevating Columbus bars and restaurants one drink, dish and slice of toast at a time.

A vegan chef familiarizing the unfamiliar. An unlikely chicken fryer employing the unemployable. A liquor lobbyist changing the way we drink. This is the eclectic 2015 Tastemakers class. What do they all have in common? They're elevating Columbus bars and restaurants one drink, dish and slice of toast at a time.

Stories by Anthony Dominic & Beth Stallings

Photos by Tim Johnson

Location courtesy The Commissary