, general editor, has helped to revolutionize cooking in America. He opened his first Williams-Sonoma store in the California wine country town of Sonoma in 1956, and later moved it to San Francisco. More than 250 stores are now open in the United States, and the company’s catalog has an annual circulation of more than 45 million. Charity Ferreira
is a food writer and recipe developer whose work has appeared in Gourmet, Cooking Light, Sunset,
and Bon Appétit
, as well as the food section of the Los Angeles Times.
A graduate of the California Culinary Academy, she is the coauthor of Williams- Sonoma’s Essentials of Mediterranean,
among other titles. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. Kana Okada
, originally from Tokyo, Japan, studied photography in Rochester, New York. She currently lives in New York City. Ms. Okada photographs food and still life for Food & Wine, Metropolitan Home, Self
magazine, Elle Décor,
and Martha Stewart,
among other publications.