HUBERT KELLER is the chef and owner of Burger Bar in the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Resort in Las Vegas, in the Lumière Place Casino & Hotels in St. Louis, and at Macy's Union Square in San Francisco. He is also owner/chef of Fleur de Lys in San Francisco and Las Vegas and SLeek Steak House and Ultra-Lounge in St. Louis. The winner of a James Beard Award for Best Chef: California and named one of the ten best chefs in America by Food & Wine, Hubert Keller is also the host of the public television series Secrets of a Chef. Keller was the first invited guest chef in White House history and personally cooked for President Bill Clinton. He is renowned for elevating the ordinary burger into an extraordinary pleasure.
PENELOPE WISNER is a San Franciscobased freelance writer and recipe developer. She has co-written three books, one of which, The Tra Vigne Cookbook, was nominated for a James Beard award.