Chef William S. Dissen

From his upbringings in the mountains of Charleston, West Virginia, Chef William S. Dissen always has been in touch with the outdoors & nature.


Laurie Bakke’s Kitchen

Laurie Green Bakke made her mark in Hendersonville, NC when she opened Cafe Laurie in 2002. She had no idea that it would also be the start of a career as restaurant and food consultant, cooking class instructor, and ultimately, writer.


Johanna Kramer’s DurhamFoodie

Johanna Kramer is a North Carolina-based freelance writer who specializes in writing about food and food-related events through her popular blog, Durhamfoodie. She writes for magazines such as SavorNC and Edible Piedmont. She also hosts special events.