Trudie Styler is an actress, a film producer, and director, and a cofounder of the Rainforest Foundation. Married to Sting, they have four children and, in addition to Lake House, homes in London, New York, and Tuscany. Joseph Sponzo was trained as a chef in the United States. After working in France and Italy, he moved to New York, where he helped open Coco Pazzo and Della Femina before working for "Martha Stewart Living magazine." He first cooked for a party of twenty at Lake House in 1993 and has been with the family ever since.Styler, Trudie is the author of 'Lake House Cookbook - Trudie Styler - Hardcover - 1 AMER ED' with ISBN 9780609604120 and ISBN 0609604120.