Alain Ducasse comes from the Landes region of western France and is one of the most renowned chefs of his generation. He is also a restaurant designer, hotelier, and teacher of the culinary arts. Over thirty years, he has developed a unique savoir-faire, which has helped define the contemporary art of living and eating. He accords great value to sharing his passion and knowledge and developing his constant curiosity, which helps him soak up the cultural diversity of the world.
Linda Dannenberg embarked on her career as a freelance writer, editor and translator. She has subsequently authored or co-authored 12 books. She is also an active contributor to many magazines, writing on design, travel and food. She lives in New York with her husband, Steven, and their son, Ben.
Sophie Dudemaine has been the top bestselling cookbook author in France over the last few years, selling over 1,5 million cookbooks. She has definitely changed our perception of gastronomy with her easy, tasty, original and quick-to-prepare recipes. She lives in Normandy with her family where she has opened a bed and breakfast inn.