Mireille Guiliano is the author of French Women Don-t Get Fat: The Secret of Eating for Pleasure, published by Knopf.
Luigi Ballerini is a professor of Italian at UCLA. He is also the translator for Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well by Pellegrino Artusi and The Art of Cooking: The First Modern Cookery Book by Maestro Martino of Como.
Callie Crassley is a member of Divas Uncorked, a wine education group for African American women.
King Arthur Flour is the oldest flour company in the nation.
Jonathan Gold is a food writer for the LA Weekly and Gourmet magazine. He spoke about the Peruvian restaurant El Rocoto at 1356 West Artesia Boulevard in Gardena. Recommended dishes include jaleya, a mountain of battered, fried fish and seafood.