Chef Claud Mann has worked as a culinary professional for more than 30 years, including stints as executive chef at Nicola in Los Angeles, and at the Palmilla Hotel in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, where he also ran a busy production bakery. Claud is former co-publisher of the James Beard Award Winning, Edible Ojai and Ventura County Magazine. He was a founding board member of Food For Thought–The Ojai Healthy Schools Project. Claud also co-created, and was on-air host for TBS’s long-running television program, Dinner & A Movie. (Described as of the 100 reasons to watch TV by Rolling Stone Magazine.) Most recently, Chef Mann has worked closely with The Orfalea Foundation’s School Food Initiative to bring fresh ingredients and scratch cooking to public school students in Santa Barbara County.