Jonathan Deutsch is an assistant professor and director of the Culinary Management Center in the Department of Tourism and Hospitality, Kingsborough Community College, City University of New York. He is the coeditor (with Annie Hauck-Lawson) ofGastropolis: Food and New York City. nbsp; Rachel D. Saks is a nutritionist and a graduate student at New York University. She works as a personal chef and cooking teacher.
Annie S. Hauck-Lawson is associate professor of foods and nutrition at Brooklyn College. Her scholarship is grounded in the food voice, a term she originated. As a research tool, the food voice looks at foodways as channels of communication that describe aspects of individual and group identity. She curated the foodways component of the 2001 Smithsonian Folklife Festival's New York City program and is a native Park Sloper whose life has revolved around food in New York. These days, with her family, she continues to live, work, study, and grow food in Brooklyn.Jonathan Deutsch a classically trained chef, is assistant professor and director of the Culinary Management Center in the Department of Tourism and Hospitality, Kingsborough Community College, City University of New York. He earned his doctorate in food studies and food management from New York University and is a graduate of Drexel University and the Culinary Institute of America. He is the author, with Rachel Saks, of Jewish American Food Culture.