Disruptors exist in every industry, rocking the boat and taking on unchartered territory.

Their purpose is clear and simple, yet transformative. In cannabis, these game changers are also debunking stereotypes and driving accretion in their respective fields. They may not be the first on board but they’re changing the landscape, widening the swath for others to follow.

Keep a lookout for these nine individuals defining food in the new world of recreational and medicinal cannabis. You’ll be in the know.

Meet the UPSTARTS: Andrea Drummer, Michael Magallanes and Miguel Trinidad

Meet the WEED SOMMELIER: Holden Jagger

Meet the TENTACLE CHEF: Chris Sayegh

Meet the CHIEFTANS: Tripp Keber and Chuck Smith

Meet the STRAIN MASTER: Justin aka Headymonster