Justin Macy, Miraval Resort & Spa executive chef, prepares strips of bell pepper to use as garnish. He started at the bottom and achieved the top post 13 years later. "I'm hardheaded," says Macy, 30. "I wanted to prove I could do it."
Pastry chef Kim Macy, Justin's wife, prepares gluten-free hazelnut chocolate molten cake. Her signature treat: soy caramel swirl ice-cream balls, rolled in a praline topping and served with brandy caramel syrup.