PAUL ARATOW is a writer and film producer in the entertainment industry. In 1970 he founded Chez Panisse with Alice Waters. Before that, he was a faculty member in the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley. He lives in Studio City, California. MADELEINE KAMMAN was born in Paris and started her culinary career in 1940 at her auntrsquo;s restaurant in the Touraine region of France. A revered culinary instructor since 1962, Kamman has written two other books: Dinner Against the Clock and The New Making of a Cook.