Preeti Mistry is the chef at Juhu Beach Club in Oakland, CA., which she co-owns with her wife Ann Nadeau. Born in London and raised in the United States, the James Beard Award-nominated chef earned her classic culinary credentials in the UK. When Preeti returned to the US, she worked as an executive chef at Google, among other gigs, before launching the pop-up that morphed into her popular restaurant. In 2017, Preeti and Ann opened a second restaurant, Navi Kitchen, near their Oakland home.
Sarah Henry is a San Francisco Bay Area-based freelance writer. She is the author of the book Farmsteads of the California Coast (Yellow Pear Press, 2016).