Michael Psilakis is responsible for putting Modern Greek cuisine on the culinary map. Psilakis has earned many of the food world’s highest honors including Chef of the Year from Bon Appétit and Esquire, a Michelin star, and a James Beard Award nomination. He owns Kefi, Fishtag, and MP Taverna in New York.
Barbara Kafka is the author of Vegetable Love, Roasting: A Simple Art, Party Food, Soup: A Way of Life, and the New York Times bestseller Microwave Gourmet. Vegetable Love was winner of the 2006 IACP award for Best Single Subject Cookbook. She has been a regular contributor to the New York Times and has written extensively for food magazines in the United States, Great Britain, and Australia, and was recently honored with the James Beard Foundation lifetime achievement award. She lives in New York and Vermont.