Nine On The Line

Hacienda del Lago executive chef Janet Jones (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Nine on the Line: Hacienda del Lago Executive Chef Janet Jones

Everybody has to start somewhere. For Hacienda del Lago executive chef Janet Jones, that place was the Burger King…

Pop-Up Tucson Chef Riley Chandler (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Nine on the Line: Chef Riley Chandler of Pop-Up Tucson

Pop-Up Tucson chef Riley Chandler may only be 23 years old, but his popular, underground dinners sell…

Beverage manager Eric Harding at Elvira's Elevated Latin Cuisine (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Nine on the Line: Elvira’s Beverage Manager Eric Harding

Elvira’s beverage manager Eric Harding began his drink-pouring career as a bartender at Red Lobster, That stint evolved…

Pastry chef Jaime Lawhorn making bagels (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Nine on the Line: aka Deli & Bakeshop’s Jaime Lawhorn

AKA Deli & Bakeshop executive pastry chef Jaime Lawhorn got her start in the food industry working a front-of-the-house position while living…

Ben Forbes of Forbes Meat Company (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Nine on the Line: Forbes Meat Company Butcher Ben Forbes

Forbes Meat Company owner and butcher Ben Forbes started his food industry career with his shop in Portland, Maine…

Welcome Diner Tucson's beverage manager Connor Mansager (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Nine on the Line: Welcome Diner Tucson Beverage Manager Connor Mansager

Welcome Diner bar manager Connor Mansager acquired his cocktail chops as part of the team that opened 

PY Steakhouse chef de cuisine Roderick LeDesma (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Nine on the Line: Primo Tucson’s Chef de Cuisine Roderick LeDesma

Primo Tucson chef de cuisine Roderick LeDesma grew up cooking with his mom and watching PBS cooking icons…