Chef Alice Waters has always been friends with food. The search for good food led Alice Waters to France, and then back home to Berkeley, California, where she started Chez Panisse restaurant and the Edible Schoolyard. For Alice, a delicious meal does not start in the kitchen, but in the fields with good soil and caring farmers. (Source)
Author: Jacqueline Briggs Martin
Illustrator: Hayelin Choi
Author Jacqueline Briggs Martin grew up on a farm in Maine and moved to Iowa when she married her husband, Rich. The couple raised their two children there, and reading to them inspired Martin to begin her career writing children’s books. She’s now authored 23 titles, including Caldecott winner Snowflake Bentley.
Illustrator Hayelin Choi made her illustration debut with Alice Waters and the Trip to Delicious, which earned a starred review from School Library Journal. She was born and raised in Gwacheon, South Korea. A visual storyteller, she studied illustration at the School of Visual Arts in New York City and teaches at the Maryland Institute College of Art and the George Washington University—Corcoran School of Art. She is the author and/or illustrator of five children’s books published in South Korea, China, and the US. Her first name is pronounced Hey-lin.