As a Sonoma County native, Chef Forest is well-versed in the unique diversity of Sonoma County's agriculture and wine regions. He spent much of his childhood living and working on his family's sustainable farm in Cazadero, where he was introduced at an early age to the concept of farm to table. This began a lifelong passion for culinary exploration and artistry. Having worked in restaurant kitchens since he was 15, Chef Forest went on to complete the Culinary Arts program at Santa Rosa Junior College.


SRJC Culinary Arts alumna, Lisa Cameron, is a personal chef in Sonoma County, CA. Her business, Brunch Anytime, can cater small group brunches, dinner parties and all special occasion parties as well as conferences, memorial services, banquets, and family reunions. Lisa's extensive travels, both domestic and abroad, have inspired her culinary cuisines. She is dedicated to focusing on local, seasonal, and sustainable ingredients that are abundantly available in Sonoma County.


Steven Vargas is a born and raised Petaluma native. As an alumnus of the Santa Rosa Junior College Culinary Arts Program, Steven says, “I am forever grateful for my experience in the Culinary Arts Program at the Santa Rosa Junior College. Having gone through the program, I was able to learn and cultivate skills that prepared me to work at some of the best restaurants in Sonoma County.” Upon completion of his studies Steven founded an acclaimed restaurant in Petaluma, called Table Culture Provisions.


Sous Chef at Lynmar Estate Winery, Line Cook at Spoonbar Restaurant, Private Chef & Caterer at Chaco's Catering.