Tina Scheftelowitz originally trained to become a kitchen manager and was the woman behind and partner of Floras Kaffebar as well as the Amokka coffee company and café. Today she regularly features as food columnist in the newspaper Politiken. Since Spectacular Salads and Brilliant Buffets was published in 1997, Tina Scheftelowitz has, together with Sonja Bock as well as on her own, written several cookbooks, many of them in the Spectacular-series.