Andy Ford - Food Channel The Food Channel® has released its Top Ten Food Trends for 2010. The list identifies the significant food movements consumers, foodservice professionals and manufacturers should watch for in the coming year. The Food Channel works with CultureWaves in determining its food trends and in finding behavioral evidence around food. The Chief Insights Officer for CultureWaves, Andy Ford, provides thought leadership to a growing discipline that is setting the standard
Live from The Ka'anapali Beach Resort in Maui Mike Horn, Paul Stern & Jennifer Horn broadcast live from the beautiful vacation spot with special guests, exotic locations and special surprises. Golden sands as far as the eye can see. Blue ocean with the islands of Lana'i and Moloka'i off in the distance. Pastel colored skies that linger long after sunset. This is Ka'anapali. Where the perfect Maui vacation begins. Choose from five world-class luxury hotels and six condominium and vacation-club resorts, each with its own unique style. Find the one that suits your taste, along with your budget. A paved beach walk connects you from your hotel or condo to the best snorkeling spots, open-air restaurants, even a beachfront shopping complex and museum. Play 36 holes of championship golf. Get a beachside massage. Go body boarding, sailing or kayaking. Everything you want is here on West Maui’s sunniest and most exciting shoreline.
Joel Fisher - "The Wine Guru"
The wine columnist for the Culinary Connection of the Chefs de Cuisine Association of California. He was a Contributing Editor of Patterson's Beverage Journal. From 1999 to 2006 he was a wine instructor for the Culinary Arts Department of the Art Institute of California-Los Angeles and is a founding partner of the educational Wine Vine and Dine, which conducts programs throughout Southern California. Sommelier for the Escoffier Association of SouthernCalifornia, Joel is also a member of Patterson Magazine's tasting panel. Joel travels extensively through "wine country" and frequently broadcast live from vaious winerys & vineyards. Dr. Fisher is a member of the Society of Wine Educators, The Circle of Wine Writers (UK) and was awarded a Wine Enthusiast Media Scholarship for 2005 at the Culinary Institute of America. He is the author of the Wine Work Book now in its 6th edition. In 2004 he co-led a program for chefs and culinary students to the Culinary Olympics in Erfurt, Germany and to wineries in Burgundy and Champagne. In June 2006 he again led a program, "Wine and Cuisine of Iberia," to Spain and Portugal. In the 1960's, Joel M. Fisher (JMF) served in many Washington positions, including as Public Relations Director to Charlie Rhyne's World Peace Through Law Committee, before returning to California to teach. Two years later he was awarded the Ford Foundation supported National Committee Fellowship and was appointed Director of the Arts and Sciences and State Legislative Divisions of his party's national committee. As part of the 1968 presidential campaign, Fisher operated in 13 states.