For Pride Month, BuzzFeed chatted with 12 out and proud leaders in the food world to celebrate the varied and changing faces of the industry.
Here's what they had to say about life, work, and inclusivity in the food world.
Interested in learning more about the queer food community? Check out the 2017 list here and see what they each chose as the first dish every beginner should learn how to make here.
Responses have been lightly edited for length or clarity.