Special Guests for the HeArt & Sole event.

Actress, Publicist, Event Manager

Robyn Dixon is an actress and reality television personality. She stars on The Real Housewives of Potomac as one of the housewives. She is in the 2017 movie Never Fall In Love and appeared on Celebrity Page in 2018.
Robyn works in the public relations field. She is pursuing a career as an event producer and has recently launched her own special events firm, Visionary Events in the DC/MD area.

Food and Drink Writer

Tim Ebner is a food and drink writer. He has contributed to The Washington Post, Washington City Paper, Eater, Edible, and Thrillist. He lives on Capitol Hill and is from Silver Spring, Maryland. In 2018, Tim won a "Best Food Feature" award from the Society for Features Journalism. His ideal meal is a bushel of crabs doused in Old Bay seasoning. For more food fun, follow him on Instagram or Twitter.

Rick Chessen was born and raised in Minneapolis, where he grew up feasting on tater-tot hot dish, real sweet corn, Pearson’s Nut Goodies, and that celebration of all things fried on a stick, the Minnesota State Fair. If there’s one thing he loves more than cooking, it’s eating out.

Lori Gardner is the founder and editor of the DC food blog Been There, Eaten That. She has been writing about DC restaurants for nine years, including feature stories for Jewish Food Experience. She is also the Vice President of the esteemed culinary organization, Les Dames d'Escoffier, DC Chapter.

Host/Editor, Washington Post

Mary Beth Albright is the Host and Editor of Food Video at The Washington Post, where she has developed multiple culinary series since she arrived in 2017. She also writes for the Food section. She is a food expert with broad experience, from food attorney to finalist on Food Network Star, where she competed on Iron Chef America.

Pretty and Delicious

Chef Huda Mu’min is blazing a new trail in the culinary world. She is the record-setting champion of Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen and a favorite on ABC’s Emmy-nominated show The Taste with Anthony Bourdain. As the host of the award-winning show The Kitchen Table Series, Chef Huda is a powerhouse to watch.
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