• Mark Kurlansky
Major bestselling author of food history books, including Salt and Cod, with his new
• Francis Lam
Host of “The Splendid Table” broadcast on more than 400 public radio stations across America, and “the voice of America’s food
culture” (Washington Post).
• Leyla Moushabeck
Editor of The Immigrant Cookbook: Recipes That Make America Great, “a powerful, important, and delicious cookbook which everyone should own” (Anthony Bourdain).
• Michael W. Twitty
Author of The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American CulinaryHistory in the Old South, about his search for the origins of soul food.