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Irene Herrmann 

Irene Herrmann
Irene Herrmann is well known locally as a musician.  She is staff accompanist at UC Santa Cruz and performs with New Music Works.  Food and music have always been her two passions.  In her many travels she has made a special effort to eat great food and learn to prepare indigenous meals from local cooks.  (Pictured here with couscous in Morocco.)
  
  
  
  


Daniel Steinberg 
Daniel Steinberg
When not over-taxed by his career as a computer programmer, Daniel Steinberg devotes his time to his two passions-music and food.  He performs regularly on piano and flute with the Hillbillies from Mars and other Bay Area musicians, and he directs the World Harmony Chorus, a community choir based in Mountain View and Berkeley.  Daniel got his first job at age 17 as a baker in a restaurant in Eugene, Oregon on the recommendation, "He has the soul of a baker," and he's been experimenting and learning about cooking ever since.