Janet Zimmerman has been teaching culinary classes and writing about food for more than 15 years. She’s written for Martha Stewart Living, NPR’s Kitchen Window and the Daily Gullet (the online literary magazine of the Society of Culinary Arts & Letters). Two of her pieces have appeared in the annual anthology Best Food Writing. In 2010, her article on the evolution of lime cordial, “Any Other Name,” won a Bert Greene Journalism Award from the International Association of Culinary Professionals. She is the author of The Healthy Pressure Cooker Cookbook and All About Cooking for Two: A Very Quick Guide.
Dave Scantland has been cooking for more than 50 years. His professional experience includes stints as a line cook and bartender, and several years in food and beverage purchasing and management for a large Atlanta hotel. He has written extensively for the Daily Gullet, and was a finalist for a 2009 Bert Greene Journalism Award in the essay category for his column “One Man’s Meat.”
Dave and Janet teach cooking classes, including their popular Date Night classes and the 3-day Kitchen Basics series. Both Janet and Dave volunteer for the Society for Culinary Arts & Letters (egullet.org), where Dave is the executive director.