Chef John Ash is a James Beard award-winning author, teacher, and restaurateur. He co-hosts a weekly food and wine radio talk show, The Good Food Hour, broadcast in Sonoma County, and teaches cooking classes at various cooking schools, including the Culinary Institute of America in St. Helena, California. His most recent book, Culinary Birds, won a James Beard Award for Best Single Subject Cookbook. He lives in Santa Rosa, California.
James Fraioli is an award-winning cookbook author, and a 2014 James Beard Award Winner for Culinary Birds. He has 20 cookbooks to his credit, and has edited and contributed to dozens of food and wine magazines. He lives in California.