Michelle Stern founded the children's cooking school What's Cooking? and teaches families about healthy, practical food. She received the 2010 Scholastic's Parent & Child Green Parent Blogger Award for the What's Cooking blog. Stern attended the White House's Chefs Move to Schools conference, is the Director of Community Outreach for the children's show DooF, and co-chairs the International Association of Culinary Professional's Kids in the Kitchen committee.
Matthew Carden is an internationally exhibited food photographer. His work has appeared on the cover of EDIBLE and a poster for SLOW Food. Carden's commercial clients have included HGTV, Williams-Sonoma, and Napa Style.