Doug was the Grand prize winner of the 2007 Taste of the South recipe competition, judged by the James Beard Award-winning cookbook authors, Matt & Ted Lee (The Lee Bros. Southern Cookbook), as well as a semi-finalist at the 2008 Redwood Creek Campfire Classic, a public cook-off/media event held at the National Harbor Food and Wine Festival.
Linda Beaulieu is the author of several books including The Providence and Rhode Island Cookbook. She is the winner of the prestigious James Beard Award for magazine writing, and she also won the 2009 Best Food Writing Award from the Rhode Island Press Association. She is a graduate of Northeastern University, Boston, where she majored in journalism. She has worked as a newspaper food editor and a freelance writer with numerous articles published regionally and nationally. She currently writes about food and reviews restaurants for Providence Monthly and SO Rhode Island. Linda and her husband Brian live in Lincoln, Rhode Island, with their cocker spaniel, Beau, and they have a summer home with a much-used outdoor kitchen in Narragansett.
Christopher Shane's photography has appeared in numerious magazines. He is the photographer for The Charleston Chef's Table and Knack Slow Cooking. Visit his Web site at www.christophershane.com.