Meet the Crop-to-Kitchen Leadership Team 

The C2K Leadership team has been working together since 2018 with the goal of advancing cannabis cuisine.

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Terrance Alan


Terrance Alan is a longtime activist who has been advocating for cannabis consumption lounges in San Francisco for decades. He is the co-owner of Cafe Flore


Kimberly Belle


Kimberly Belle is a restaurant consultant and hospitality coach at Salt & Roe, who believes that cannabis cuisine is the future of experiential retail. 


Rachel Burkons

Executive Director

Rachel Burkons is the co-founder of cannabis hospitality group Altered Plates and culinary cannabis educator and consultant. Find her on Instagram @SmokeSipSavor and @alteredplateshospitality


Jamie Evans

Executive Director 

Jamie Evans is the founder of The Herb Somm, and a thought leader in the culinary cannabis space. Find her on Instagram at @TheHerbSomm, and look for her upcoming book, The Ultimate Guide to CBD.

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Coreen Carroll

Director of Chef Relations

Chef Coreen Carroll is the Head Chef and co-founder of the Cannisseur Series, and is the co-author of Edibles: Small Bites for the Modern Cannabis Kitchen. Follow her on Instagram @FrauleinChef and @cannaisseurseries.


Merril Gilbert

Director of Marketing

Merril Gilbert is the co-founder and CEO of TraceTrust.

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Christin Urso

Director of Internal Affairs

Christin Urso is a San Francisco Brand Educator for Kikoko.

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Andrea Burnett

Director of Communications

Andrea Burnett is the founder of 4Twenty Group, a PR and marketing agency focused on the cannabis industry.


Ryan Bush

Director of Industry Relations

Ryan Bush is the Head of Partnerships and Business Development at Meadow, and the co-founder of The Cannaisseur Series


Tali Eisenberg

Director of Events

Tali Eisenberg is an international community cannabis educator, consultant, and one of the Bay Area's leading cannabis event producers at Geter Done Productions.

Meet Our Advisory Boards

The C2K Advisory Boards are comprised of professionals working closely in the space whose expertise we rely on to dictate best practices and policy changes based on those practices. 

Chef Advisory Board


Andrea Drummer

Andrea Drummer is the co-owner of the OG Cannabis Cafe in West Hollywood, CA. 


Holden Jagger

Holden is the co-founder of Altered Plates Hospitality. Find him on Instagram at @ChefHoldenJagger and @AlteredPlatesHospitality


Jeff Danzer

JeffThe420Chef is an award winning Cannabis chef who has used molecular gastronomy to reinvent the cannabis consumption experience. His lounge, Monica's House, is coming in 2020. 


Miguel Trinidad

Miguel Trinidad is a restaurateur, chef, cannabis educator and activist, and founder of 99th Floor


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Policy Advisory Board


Menaka Mahajan

Menaka is the founder of Mahajan Consulting. Find her on LinkedIn.


Jackie Subeck 

Jackie Subeck of Hey Jackpot! is a passionate cannabis advocate and one of the key stakeholders behind the West Hollywood cannabis consumption lounges. Jackie is dedicated to creating safe, equitable and inclusive consumption spaces.

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Debby Goldsberry

Debby Goldsberry is the CEO of Magnolia Wellness, an award-winning dispensary in Oakland, CA, and is an owner and board member at Hi Fidelity dispensary in Berkeley. 


Joyce Cenali

Joyce is the Founding Partner and Chief Operating Officer of Big Rock Partners in San Francisco. 


Rebecca Stamey-White

Rebecca is a partner with Hinman & Carmichael LLP, a nationally-recognized boutique law firm representing the alcoholic beverage, hospitality and cannabis industries.


Eric Becker

Eric is Director, Research & Analysis at MadisonJay Solutions and a proud member of the National Cannabis Industry Association’s Marketing and Advertising Committee.