BRIAN THEIS is a resident of New Orleans and New York. He is a recipe developer, teacher, and home cooking maestro, with a passion for twentieth-century culinary history. His New Orleans side of the family encouraged his immersion in Creole cooking, and his Texas upbringing inspired his lifelong affinity for Tex-Mex. Theis is an honors graduate with a focus in recipe testing from the International Culinary Center in New York, with hundreds of hours of training in classic French techniques. He can be found on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, and Pinterest at "The Infinite Feast"!