Anne de Ravel, a native Languedocienne, was an independent writer, producer and cookbook author in New York specializing in lifestyle, culinary trends and cooking. She was a creative editor for the New York Times, Entertaining Magazine and a producer for the Food Network. Upon returning to her native region, she created Saveur Languedoc, oeno-culinary programs bringing people together to discover Languedoc, its culinary heritage and wines. In addition, she was the original chef at the Chateau Les Carrasses in Quarante (34) where she received many accolades. In between running Saveur Languedoc, she also teaches at the Mas Belles Eaux in Caux and Chateau de Raissac in Beziers.