Chris Sandford has lived in Ireland for the past 19 years, originally from Scotland. A professional chef for the past 30 years, he has many accolades to his name, e.g. World Association of Chefs' Society judge, international Gold Medallist, past culinary team manager of Ireland, honorary member of Northern Ireland Chefs' Organization to name but a few. Chris is also a food journalist for several newspapers and magazines and Chef Presenter for Sunshine Radio, Ireland, as well as being a Chef for TV, City Channel, Ireland.
After having lived in Donegal for 11 years Mona is living now in Glasgow. She has originally specialized in languages working for Outback barbecues as their language coordinator (German, Italian, French, Spanish, English). Translating barbecue business introduced her to the plancha way of cooking and since she has developed this market throughout the German speaking countries.