DOUGLAS GAYETON is a filmmaker, photographer, and writer. His images are held in a number of influential museum and private collections around the world, and have been featured in numerous print and online media, such as Time Magazine. Since the early 90s he has created award-winning work at the boundaries of traditional and converging media for MTV, Sony, National Geographic, and PBS. Recent projects include LOST IN ITALY, a 26 episode interstitial TV series Gayeton created, directed, and shot for Fine Living, and MOLOTOV ALVA AND HIS SEARCH FOR THE CREATOR: A SECOND LIFE ODYSSEY for HBO, the first documentary shot inside a virtual world. Gayeton lectures frequently on art, technology, and sustainability. He is also co-owner, with his wife, Laura Howard, of Laloos Goat Milk Ice Cream in Petaluma, CA.
ALICE WATERS is an internationally renowned chef and the co-owner of Chez Panisse, the restaurant where she helped define California cuisine. A passionate advocate of cooking with locally grown and seasonal ingredients, Waters has written several books on the subject, including The Art of Simple Food (Clarkson Potter), and Edible Schoolyard: A Universal Idea (Chronicle Books). She is the Founder of Slow Food Nation, President of the Chez Panisse Foundation, and an International Governor of Slow Food International.
CARLO PETRINI is the founder of the Slow Food movement and author of several books on the subject, including Slow Food Nation: Why Our Food Should Be Good, Clean, and Fair (Rizzoli). He is the Founder of the University of Gastronomic Sciences, and President of Slow Food International.