For this installment, we sought out Justin Brunson, the charismatic chef behind the two-month-old Old Major  in LoHi and the co-owner of Masterpiece Deli . He also recently launched the Denver Bacon Co. 
5280: If you could emulate any one chef’s career, who would it be and why?
JB: It would be Martin Picard [the chef of Montreal's Au Pied de Cochon  and Cabane à Sucre Au Pied de Cochon ], because he doesn’t care about what everyone thinks. He cooks the food he wants to cook, and cooks with his own style.
—Photo by Ryan Conklin