Lien Nguyen was born in Paris to Vietnamese parents and trained as an electrical engineer (X-Telecom). After a career in Silicon Valley, she retired and turned to the only really important matter: food! An award-winning author, she has published several cookbooks, which blend culinary topics with culture and history.
Dr. Mike Nichols is a classically trained physician (Med School at Loyola U. of Chicago, Residency at Stanford), with training as a surgeon and emergency medicine experience. He has been helping people get the maximum out of their life for decades, using methods adapted to each person: diet modification, exercise, dealing with stress and mindfulness, and sometimes even pills.
Chef Charles Vollmar, an honors graduate of the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco, is the founder of Epicurean Exchange, a popular chef, cooking instructor, recipe developer and wellness coach. His classes and work emphasize foods appreciation and exploration, essential skills and techniques, as well as prevention and lifestyle enrichment.