James, Elizabeth Wick was born on January 4, 1950 in Youngstown, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Carl Gilbert Junior and Adeline (Wick) J. Bachelor of Science in Food and Nutrition, U. Arizona, 1972.
- Gourmet chef, caterer Liz's Little Lunches, Los Angeles, 1975—1977. Food editor Party magazine, 1977. Self-employed food stylist, consultant nutritionist Los Angeles area, since 1978.