These storytellers, bartenders, brewers, chefs and do-gooders are raising the bar for all the foodies across the West.

From the streets of Winnipeg, to the bike drive-throughs of Victoria, to the Albertan wilderness—here are the storytellers, bartenders, brewers, do-gooders, chefs and more that are raising the bar for all foodies across the West.

From top to bottom, left to right:

THE ARCHITECTKunal GhoseChef and Owner of Fishhook, Fishhook at Mermaid Wharf and Dobosala Cantina and Ride-Thru, Victoria

THE DREAM TEAMJoseph Chaeban & Zaenab AliOwners, Chaeban Ice Cream, Manitoba

THE WORLD CHAMPKaitlyn StewartBartender, Royal Dinette, Vancouver

THE TRAILBLAZERMalorie AubeFarmer & Owner, Country Accent Heritage Breeds, Bawif, Alberta

THE BRAND GURUSAren Fieldwalker & Phoebe GlasfurdFounders, Glasfurd and Walker, Vancouver

THE FOOD FIGHTERLourdes JuanFounder, Leftovers Foundation, Calgary

THE CONSTANT GARDENERJC PoirierChef & Owner, St. Lawrence, Vancouver

THE GROUND-BREAKERChristine ColettaOwner, Okanagan Crush Pad, Kelowna

THE STORYTELLERKevin KossowanWriter/Filmmaker, From the Wild, Edmonton

THE CHILL AF DUDESMatt Kohlen & Adam HendersonOwners, Superflux Beer Company