Sebastien Bureau is the president of MannaNova Solutions Inc, a food science consulting service that helps small producers in the fermented and non-fermented food and beverage industry. Since a young age he has devoted many hours in the kitchen, experimenting with ingredients and exploring flavours & techniques. David Cote is a living foods chef, nutrition expert, shiatsu therapist and is currently the President of Crudessence and VP of RISE. He refined his culinary passions as well as his approaches to healthy living during the many years he spent travelling the world. Cote is the author of Raw Essence: 180 Delicious Recipes for Raw Living.