Tasha DeSerio is a Northern California-based cooking teacher and food writer, and the co-owner of Olive Green Catering. Her writing has appeared in magazines such as Food & Wine and Fine Cooking , and she has contributed to cookbooks such as Chez Panisse Fruit, Chez Panisse Cafe Cookbook, The Pleasures of Slow Food , and Fields of Plenty . Jodi Liano (spokesperson) is an author, recipe developer, and cooking instructor at Tante Marie's Cooking School in San Francisco. She managed the development of Tante Marie's Cooking School Cookbook and is the author of Williams-Sonoma New Flavors for Vegetables . She has also worked as a television food stylist, including a stint with the Food Network. Jennifer Maiser is a San Francisco-based food advocate and writer. She is the editor of the website EatLocalChallenge.com, which encourages readers to support local farmers and producers. Her writing has also appeared in magazines such as Edible San Francisco and Fine Cooking .