Diane Sukiennik is an internationally recognized writer, coach, keynote speaker, consultant, educator and licensed therapist. She is the author of The Career Fitness Program: Exercising Your Options, 11th edition, Prentice Hall, the most widely used text in colleges and universities in the subject area. A self-proclaimed 'leisurologist,' she speaks French and Spanish, is an avid world traveler and is a freelance food, wine and lifestyle writer with a well established website, www.foodandwineaccess.com.
Michael Reiss is an entrepreneur, management consultant and executive coach. He has completed wine studies at the Culinary Institute of America in Napa Valley, California. He is the editor, chief photographer, and webmaster of www.foodandwineaccess.com. He speaks German, French, Spanish, and Japanese, and has lived in these countries as part of his life-long travel adventures.
Michael Reiss and Diane Sukiennik are the co-founders of www.foodandwineaccess.com. and regular contributors to Examiner.com.
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Although there are many ways to enjoy a Santa Barbara getaway, none may be more deliciously educational than the annual Santa Barbara Food & Wine Weekend, which was held at the Bacara Resort & Spa from June 6 to 8. Dedicated to the memor... Go to Article
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