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CREW

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FOOD CHAIN

MeatEater, Inc. is an outdoor lifestyle company founded by renowned writer and TV personality Steven Rinella. Host of the Netflix show MeatEater and The MeatEater Podcast, Rinella has gained wide popularity with hunters and non-hunters alike through his passion for outdoor adventure and wild foods, as well as his strong commitment to conservation. Founded with the belief that a deeper understanding of the natural world enriches all of our lives, MeatEater, Inc. brings together leading influencers in the outdoor space to create premium content experiences and unique apparel and equipment. MeatEater, Inc. is based in Bozeman, MT.

STEVEN
RINELLA

ABOUT Steven Rinella is the host of the Netflix Original series MeatEater and The MeatEater Podcast. He’s also the author of six books dealing with wildlife, hunting, fishing and wild game cooking, including the bestselling MeatEater Fish and Game Cookbook: Recipes and Techniques for Every Hunter and Angler.

RYAN
CALLAGHAN

ABOUT Ryan “Cal” Callaghan is MeatEater’s Director of Conservation and host of the Cal’s Week in Review Podcast. A passionate member of the outdoor community, Ryan grew up hunting and fishing, guiding, and playing in the West. Ryan is a member of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, as well as a national board member.

JANIS
PUTELIS

ABOUT Janis Putelis is the Director and Executive Producer of the Netflix Original series MeatEater and co-host of The MeatEater Podcast. Before joining MeatEater in 2012, Putelis spent over a decade guiding hunting and fishing trips in Colorado, Arizona, and Mexico and three years in a professional kitchen. Putelis lives in Bozeman, MT with his wife and two young daughters.

BRODY
HENDERSON

ABOUT Brody Henderson grew up hunting and fishing in Pennsylvania. After college he moved to Colorado, where he worked as a fly fishing guide and writer. Brody has a passion for public lands hunting and fishing throughout the West. He has worked as a Wilderness Production Assistant for the MeatEater television show, and is a writer and MeatEater’s Senior Editor.

DANIELLE
PREWETT

ABOUT Danielle Prewett is the founder of Wild + Whole and a wild foods contributing editor for MeatEater. Texas is home for Danielle where she lives solely off the land and water. She is passionate about cooking with wild ingredients and loves teaching others how to enjoy their harvest.

BEN
O’BRIEN

ABOUT Ben O’Brien is a writer, editor, host of The Hunting Collective podcast, a member of the Backcountry Hunters and Anglers Board of Directors, and MeatEater’s Director of Hunting.

MARK
KENYON

ABOUT Mark Kenyon is the author of That Wild Country, founder of Wired To Hunt, and host of the industry-leading Wired To Hunt Podcast. He is a nationally published writer, a QDMA certified Deer Steward, and MeatEater’s resident “whitetail guy.”

DONNIE
VINCENT

EXPLORER, BIOLOGIST, CONSERVATIONIST AND SPORTSMAN

Driven by nature, Donnie Vincent has consistently let the outdoors and his passion for adventure be the compass for his life. The wide open expanses of the world’s most remote territories dominate his thoughts and conversations. Deep in the heart of the wildest of terrain is where Donnie thrives. On his expeditions into remote wilds, in the lands where seemingly no one lives, he finds a wilderness and peacefulness that is all his own.

The premier example of explorer, biologist, conservationist, and sportsman, Donnie takes a wider view of the topics he tackles while in the field, because to him, this is all a story worth telling. A story of ancestral heritage, native respect and the desire to live strongly, empowering us all to open our minds to the bigger picture and inspiring us to find our own adventure.

DURRELL
SMITH

GEORGIA-BASED WINGSHOOTER
AND BIRD DOG TRAINER

Durrell Smith is an Atlanta, Georgia native, visual artist, art teacher, bird dog handler/trainer, and podcast host. While creating compelling abstract assemblages pieces or india ink and watercolor illustrations based on his field experiences and hunting dogs, he also runs a podcast called The Sporting Life Notebook, along with his nonprofit, the Minority Outdoor Alliance, co-founded with his wife Ashley. As a first generation hunter, Durrell seeks to learn with and contribute to the active outdoor community by connecting with visionaries within the bird dog community who are willing to share stories and knowledge about the various breeds and practices, creating a bridge to welcome aspiring dog men and women to the bird dog community.

KYLE
MENDENHALL

EXECUTIVE CHEF

Chef Kyle is a world-renowned chef that spent his formative years cooking and exploring in the wilds of Colorado. Inspired by nature, Mendenhall continues to push his field-to-table vision to the extremes while balancing his daily duties as Executive Chef for the Big Red F Group, based out of Denver, Colorado.

TOURNANT

FARM TO FIRE COOKING

Tournant is an open fire cooking and events company based in the Pacific Northwest led by the partners Mona Johnson and Jaret Foster. Their approach to food reflects a sense of place and ceremony, drawing inspiration from the seasons and local bounty from the land and sea. Through their immersive outdoor dining experiences and signature farm-to-fire cooking style, Tournant hopes to inspire people to get outside, connect with nature and learn to care more deeply about the many hands who farm, fish, forage and craft their food.

BRAD LEONE

CHEF AND YOUTUBE
CONTENT CREATOR

Brad Leone is a bonafide swiss army knife - a trained chef, avid outdoorsman, carpenter, entrepreneur, and host of the popular video series 'It's Alive'. 'It's Alive' has been Shorty Award nominated and has been praised for its laid-back cooking show appeal mixed with educational sustainability, and adventure travel that has led to Leone's rise to internet stardom. Originally from New Jersey, Leone learned to respect ingredients, hunt, fish, and fell in love with food as the universal language. Leone is a recent New York Times Bestselling author with his first book FIELD NOTES FOR FOOD ADVENTURE.

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