Diane Rossen Worthington, food writer, consultant, and James Beard Award winning broadcaster, is the author of 14 cookbooks, including The Taste of the Season (0-8118-3792-0), Seriously Simple (0-8118-3194-9), The Taste of Summer (0-8118-2468-3), and The Cuisine of California (0-8118-4983-X). She lives in Southern California.
Michael Schwab is one of America's leading graphic artists. His long list of clients includes Apple, Levi's, Robert Mondavi, and Golden Gate National Parks. He lives and works in Marin County, California.