FOOD AUTHOR & BLOGGER
Janet Fletcher is the publisher of the Planet Cheese blog and the author of Cheese & Wine and Cheese & Beer. She teaches cheese appreciation classes around the country. The author or co-author of 30 books on food and beverage, Janet has received three James Beard Awards for her journalism.
AUTHOR & CHEESE EXPERT
Author, Speaker and “Edu-tainer” Laura Werlin is one of the country’s foremost authorities on cheese. She is a James Beard award-winning author of six books on the subject, is a sought-after speaker and spokesperson for consumer and trade organizations, and is a frequent television and radio guest.
An expert in cheese and wine pairing and in particular American artisan cheese, Werlin received the prestigious James Beard award for her book The All American Cheese and Wine Book and a nomination for her book, Laura Werlin’s Cheese Essentials.