Todd Porter is a Southern California based photographer and filmmaker. After 14 years in restaurant management, he found another calling in photography and film by documenting food, people, and their stories. Todd is the co-founder of EvoMultimedia.com and co-publisher of WhiteOnRiceCouple.com. He has shot for both advertising and editorial clients such as Whole Foods, Thermador, Sunset Magazine, Lucini Italia, Williams Sonoma, Food and Wine, and the Los Angeles Times.
Sabra Krock is a Manhattan-based photographer specializing in two of the best things in life: food/still life and children. Her work can be seen in numerous cookbooks, magazines, and in print/on the web for private clients. Recent clients include Food and Wine Magazine, The New York Times, Knopf, Workman Publishing, Harvard Common Press and Crumbs Bake Shop. She writes the blog Spoonful (www.spoonfulblog.com). In addition to her photography business, Sabra is the Vice President of Creative Marketing and Co-Owner of Everything But Water, a national retailer of swim, resortwear and accessories (www.everythingbutwater.com).
Elly Spinweber is marketing and communications director at the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), which works with the private sector and PHA Honorary Chair First Lady Michelle Obama to end childhood obesity in a generation. Elly leads PHA’s daily communications strategy, including digital and social efforts like the MyPlateRecipes Pinterest partnership, which brings together PHA, Let’s Move!, USDA’s MyPlate, and the nation’s top recipe creators to offer thousands of tasty recipes to anyone looking for healthier meals.
Elly has more than a decade of experience leading health-related communications and marketing campaigns. She joined PHA from AARP, where she led press strategy and outreach for the organization’s charitable and service initiatives, including AARP and AARP Foundation’s Drive to End Hunger. The Drive pairs four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion Jeff Gordon with AARP Foundation to raise funds, build awareness of, and engage Americans across the country in the fight against hunger. The effort is focused on the nine million Americans over 50 who are at risk of hunger every day.
She lives in the DC area with her husband and their elderly Chihuahua. In her spare time, she is pursuing a master’s degree in public health and trying mightily to grow lettuce, tomatoes, peas and peppers in her patio container garden.
Henry Fong co-founded and works behind the scenes at Nom Nom Paleo, a popular and award-winning food blog authored by his wife, Michelle Tam.
A busy lawyer by day and sleep-deprived graphic artist by night, he’s responsible for Nom Nom Paleo’s distinctive design and photography, which won a Homies Award from Apartment Therapy for Best Food Photography on a Blog in 2012.
Together, Michelle and Henry created the bestselling Nom Nom Paleo cookbook app for the iPad®, which has remained at the top of the App Store charts since its launch in April 2012. Their print cookbook, Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans (Andrews McMeel Publishing) will be released in December 2013.
Henry is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, and Yale Law School.