About the Author
Carla Fitzgerald Williams
has worked with food for over twenty years and has a broad base of culinary experience. A former marketing manager for various food companies, she is a graduate of both the Professional Cooking and Pastry Programs at Peter Kump's New York Cooking School where she also served as a teaching assistant while enrolled in the programs. Carla has experience in recipe development and writing including work on the rewrite of The Joy of Cooking
and assisting the late Peter Kump on a cookbook and video series. She has worked in restaurant kitchens, assistaed caterers and food stylists, and worked behind the scenes as Associate Producer on a television cooking series. A former owner of a wholesale bakery, Carla has completed coursework with the American Institute of Baking and is currently a candidate for a Masters in Food Science and Nutrition from Chapman University. She lives in Los Angeles, California, with her husband and two young sons.