Jay Bentley is the founder, owner, and operator of The Mint Bar and Café of Belgrade, Montana for over 15 years. He trained under New Orleans chef, transplanted Parisian, Daniel Bonnot, of the Louis XVI, before moving to Montana on a permanent vacation. He lives in Belgrade, Montana.
Patrick Dillon is a Pulitzer Prize-winning non-fiction writer, author, and editor. He now operates a California winery.