Valerie Aikman-Smith is a cookbook author and food stylist. She cooked at Greens restaurant in San Francisco before applying her chef skills to food styling and writing. She is the author of Salt, Smoke & Spice, Juicy Drinks, Pickled & Packed, and Cooking in Cast Iron.
Victoria Pearson is a photographer specializing in food, still life, travel, and beauty. Her extensive client list includes Crate & Barrel, Food & Wine magazine, Giada De Laurentiis, Gourmet magazine, Martha Stewart Living, Pottery Barn, Town & Country, Travel & Leisure, and Williams-Sonoma.