Founder & Chief Villager, Yum Village
Godwin Ihentuge is the Founder of YumVillage, a restaurant chef incubator that drives social discovery through the use of popup dinners along with locally sourced event production. Godwin likes to spend his days cooking lovely recipes and talking culture and lifestyle along with tourism and hospitality with only the most serious of Detroit food enthusiasts. Godwin is currently working on opening a restaurant with Century Partners in the North End... Read More →
CEO & Co-Founder, Passage
Alex Linebrink is a serial entrepreneur with a proven track record in payment technology. In 2010 he started Core Merchant, leading it to profitability in 9 months, investor returns in 2013, and portfolio acquisition in 2014 to fund the development of Passage. Alex has strong skill sets in leadership, communications, and technology, and a diverse education ranging from electrical engineering to philosophy.
Dine Drink Detroit, Co-Founder
Scott Rutterbush is the co-founder and owner of Dine Drink Detroit, a food and beverage consulting company that produces Dine Drink Detroit from October 1st-14th celebrating one of the country's most exciting emerging restaurant cultures. You can usually find Scott at one of Detroit's favorite restaurants, talking to the regulars. He's one of those people that can fall in a sticky situation and come up smelling like roses, won his boy scout... Read More →