Mary Bailey is an Edmonton-based food, wine and travel writer. Along with co-authoring two bestselling cookbooks on the food of Alberta, she is a certified sommelier.

Linda Bramble is a Niagara-region wine educator and journalist who writes about wine and food travel.

Kevin Brauch, a wine, beer and spirits expert, appears on TV as the Thirsty Traveler and on Iron Chef America.

Cornel Ceapa is the owner and president of Acadian Sturgeon and Caviar, a sustainable aquaculture producer located in New Brunswick.

Rémy Charest, who blogs on winecase.ca, has been writing about food and wine for over a decade from his Quebec City home base.

Cinda Chavich is a Calgary food writer, editor, blogger and author who contributes to CBC Radio One and national newspapers and magazines, including The Globe and Mail and Avenue magazine. Read about her adventures on tastereport.com.

Jennifer Cockrall-King (a.k.a. Food Girl on foodgirl.ca) splits her time between Edmonton and Naramata, B.C. Her book on urban agriculture, Food and the City, was released this year.

Ron Eade, the food editor of the Ottawa Citizen, writes a popular blog about his culinary adventures called Omnivore’s Ottawa at roneade.com.

Alison Fryer is the manager of Toronto’s Cookbook Store, where she hosts chefs and authors from around the world. As well as judging cookbook awards, she is also a frequent contributor to radio and TV.

John Gilchrist reviews restaurants for CBC Radio in Calgary, writes about food for the Calgary Herald and is a contributing editor for Avenue and Where Calgary magazines. 

Gary Hynes is the editor of B.C.’s EAT magazine and eatmagazine.ca. His book Island Wineries of British Columbia won the 2011 Gourmand International Wine Books Award for Canada.

Chris Johns is a food and travel writer whose work has been published in the Best Food Writing compilation. He’s eaten his way across the country six times in search of Canada’s best new restaurants for this magazine.