Jeff Michaud is chef and co-owner at Osteria Restaurant, Amis Restaurant, and Alla Spina, all in Philadelphia, and a partner of the Vetri Restaurant Group. He is also a member of the Vetri Foundation for Children board of directors. In 2008, The James Beard Foundation nominated Osteria for Best New Restaurant and in 2010, Jeff won the James Beard Award for Best Mid-Atlantic Chef. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife Claudia and their daughter Gaia.
Food writer David Joachim has authored, edited or collaborated on more than thirty-five cookbooks, including multiple IACP award winners, James Beard award winners, and New York Times bestsellers. His A Man A Can A Plan series of books has sold more than one million copies. He lives near Philadelphia.