Spend action-packed days learning, connecting and having fun at what many consider to be the most forward-thinking and impactful restaurant summit in the United States.


Ashton Eaton

Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist and World Record-Holding Decathlete

Restaurant High Honorary Principal Ashton Eaton is a two-time Olympic champion who holds the world record in both the decathlon and indoor heptathlon events and who is the second decathlete (after Roman Šebrle) to break the 9,000-point barrier, with 9,039 points. On August 29, 2015, he beat his own world record with a score of 9,045 points. 


Brianne Theisen-Eaton

Olympic Heptathlon Bronze Medalist and Passionate Lover of Good Food

Brianne is a 28-year-old Canadian, retired professional track and field athlete. For the past 10 years, she has dedicated her life to winning an Olympic medal. After graduating from the University of Oregon, she got an agent, went pro, signed a contract with Nike, and set off to make her dreams come true. In 2016, she won an Olympic bronze medal in the heptathlon. During her time as an athlete, she became passionate about food and healthy eating as it played a huge impact on her performance. 

Dylan Sprouse

Actor and Business Owner

Dylan Sprouse is an actor-turned-brewer who is currently opening his flagship location for All-Wise meadery in Brooklyn, New York. Transitioning from actor to business owner, Dylan works in both industries while preparing for an opening in the winter of this year.


Musical Artist

Lightshow is the most sought-after artist from the DMV. He has lit up stages across the country with his high-energy live performances and thought-provoking songs.

Lightshow’s highly anticipated project, Kalorama Heights is set to be released in November 2017 and features a notable appearance from Atlanta artist, YFN Lucci. Lightshow debuted the third installment of his Life Sentence series, titled Life Sentence 3, in August 2016. The album garnered immediate success with a sold-out album-release concert at the Howard Theater in Washington, D.C. The album became an instant classic with a five-star rating on iTunes and debuted at No. 7 on the hip-hop charts. Featured on the project were 2016 XXL Freshman Class member 21 Savage and A$AP MOB’s A$AP Ant, with production by up-and-coming producers Yung Lan and Chris Beats. Hit songs like “Need a Lighter” and “A Ghetto Children’s Story” have high streams on Spotify and hold a spot on its popular “Most Necessary” hip-hop playlist.


The Hamilton Live

600 14th St NW Washington, D.C. 20005

The Willard InterContinental

1401 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20004

Dirksen Senate Office Building

Washington, D.C. 20002


"Break Bread" at The Elliot Awards
Paula Benson
Event Manager

Restaurant High 
Emily Compagno
Client Relations Manager