Anna Roth is a freelance writer. Her work has appeared in Best Food Writing 2014, Lucky Peach, Civil Eats, Eater and Modern Farmer.
Dafna Kory makes single-variety fruit jams, pickles and shrubs as founder of INNA Jam.
Elianna Friedman is the Associate Director for The Advot Project, a nonprofit that empowers youth from disadvantaged backgrounds through theater arts.
Under the guidance of Heather Marold Thomason each Eat Retreater harvested a chicken, destined for a buttermilk bath.
Whole-animal butcher & supply chain expert
Jesse Friedman is the brewer and co-founder of Almanac Beer Company, a farm-to-barrel brewery based in San Francisco.
Kathryn Tomajan farms three acres of olives in Sunol, California. She is a certified olive oil taster and the maker of Fat Gold.
Mirit Cohen honed her cooking chops in the kitchens of Google’s headquarters. She owned a catering company in San Francisco prior to her role as executive chef at Adobe.
Neil Davidson used local salmon to demonstrate the Native American fish smoking ceremony celebrated by his family.
Rachel Adams hails from Chicago and is the author of Dinner was Delicious.
Tina Bell Stamos makes food beautiful as a stylist, recipe developer and creative consultant.
Andrew Plotsky showed us how to break down a lamb, which was raised on Hidden Villa’s pastures. Attendees cooked the whole animal for our first meal together.
Will Turnage uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to build technology applications for food and cooking.