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Industree Names '30 Innovators' in D.C. Food and Beverage

From sommeliers to reporters.

Hospitality industry group Industree has a new set of awards. The group has named 30 people as innovators in the food & beverage industry locally.

The winners range from restaurant owners to pickle-makers. They'll be feted at a party May 3. It's a new set of awards for the group, who honored a group of "stunners" last year

Here's the full list of winners:

Ashok Bajaj (Knightsbridge Restaurant Group)
Jamie Leeds (Hank's Oyster Bar)
Ruth Gresser (Pizzeria Paradiso)
Michael Babin (Neighborhood Restaurant Group)
Hilda Staples & Bryan Voltaggio (VOLT, RANGE, AGGIO, Family Meal, Lunchbox)
Pamela Hess (Arcadia Farm)
Marjorie Meek-Bradley (Ripple, Roofer's Union)
Sarah Gordon & Sheila Fain (Gordy's Pickle Jar)
Elizabeth Petty (Elizabeth's Gone Raw)
Todd Gray & Ellen Kassoff Gray (Equinox Restaurant)
Nicolas Jammet, Nathaniel Ru & Jonathan Neman (sweetgreen)
Ted Xenohristos, Ike Grigoropoulos & Dimitri Moshovitis (Cava Mezze)
Carla Hall (The Chew)
Michael Curtin (DC Central Kitchen)
Brett Meyers (Nourish Now)
Travis & Ryan Croxton (Rappannock Oyster Company)
Susan Callahan (University of Maryland Eastern Shore's Shady Grove)
Gina Chersevani (Buffalo & Bergen)
Derek Brown (Drink Company)
Michael Lowe & John Uselton (New Columbia Distillers)
Brandon Skall & Jeff Hancock (DC Brau)
Bill Thomas (Jack Rose Dining Saloon)
Richie Brandenberg (Edens)
Lauren Winter (Edit Lab at Streensense)
Amy Rice (Hines)
Scott Magnuson (Argonaut, Restaurant Recovery)
Haidar Karoum & Mark Kuller (Proof, Estadio, Doi Moi)
Kathy Hollinger (RAMW)
Tim Carman (The Washington Post)
Jessica Sidman (Washington City Paper)

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