Henry Rice was born in Helvetia, West Virginia in 1978. He is the son of Catherine Irene Mailloux and grandson of Eleanor Mailloux, the co-founder of the Hutte. He cooks for the Hutte Sunday buffet and is the owner of the Helvetia-based company Streamline Seamless Gutter. Mr. Rice is an avid hunter, trapper, ginseng and ramp digger, morel mushroom hunter, and a collector of old bottles and artifacts. His daughter, Morgan Rice, was also interviewed for this project.