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Best Food Writers Highlighted at IACP Awards

The International Association of Culinary Professionals has published its annual list of award winners for some of the best food publications on the market. The awards highlight a number of food publications with sections covering everything from culinary writing to the best cookbook of the year.

Food 52 had a big night, picked as the Best Culinary Website of the year the site also had a number of contributors highlighted for their personal columns or pieces produced for the site.

Cookbook of The Year went to A New Napa Cuisine by Christopher Kostow and the Best First Book Award went to Sean Brock for his Heritage book.

The food photographer of the year was given to Jignesh Jhaveri and the overall publication of the year went to Food & Wine Magazine.

Publication of the Year
Food & Wine Magazine

Dana Cowin, Editor-in-Chief

Personal Essays/Memoirs
Kate Krader
"Are Big Flavors Destroying the American Palate?"

Food & Wine, May 2014

Culinary Writing About Beverages
Ray Isle

"Wine's Nastiest Feud"

Food & Wine, October 2014

Instructional Culinary Writing
Ivy Manning

"Go Wild!"

Fine Cooking Magazine

Culinary Writing That Makes A Difference
Jane Black 
"The Guru of Grass"


Culinary Travel Writing
Francis Lam

"The Last Place on Earth"

Bon Appétit

Culinary Based Column
Kristen Miglore

"Genius Recipes"


Narrative Culinary Writing
Margo True

"The Blacksmith Cooks"

Sunset Magazine

Best Culinary Website
Amanda Hesser & Merrill Stubbs 
Editors: Kristen Miglore, Kenzi Wilbur, Marian Bull, Sarah Jampel

Food52 ""

Narrative Culinary Blog
Naz Deravian

Bottom Of The Pot - Adventures In Cooking Persian Food And Beyond ""

Photo Based Culinary Blog
Nik Sharma

A Brown Table ""

Best Culinary Video Series
Gabriel Taraboulsy

"The Grill Iron"

Taste Made Single Food Focused Video
Kyle Orosz & the Editors of Food52

How to Make Banoffee Pie

Culinary Audio Series
Nicola Twilley & Cynthia Graber
Gastropod The Golden Spoon

Food Photograph of the Year
Jignesh Jhaveri

People's Choice
Jan Kalish



People's Choice
Vegetarian Dinner Parties 
by Bruce Weinstein & 
Mark Scarbrough

Editor: Elissa Altman &
Dervla Kelly 
(Rodale Books)

Culinary Classics
Book of Great Cookies 
by Maida Heatter

Year: 1977

Publisher: Knopf

The Greens Cookbook
 by Deborah Madison

Year: 1987

Publisher: Bantam Books

The Making of a Cook 
by Madeleine Kamman

Year: 1978

Publisher: Atheneum

Greene on Greens 
by Bert Greene

Year: 1984

Publisher: Workman Publishing Co.

The Taste of Country Cooking 
by Edna Lewis

Year: 1977

Publisher: Knopf

Historical Cookbook Award
Bartolomeo Scappi's Opera 
by Terence Scully

Year: 1570

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division



Down South: Bourbon, Pork, Gulf Shrimp & Second Helpings of Everything 
by Donald Link and Paula Disbrowe

Editor: Rica Allannic

Baking: Savory or Sweet
The Baking Bible 
by Rose Levy Beranbaum

Editor: Stephanie Fletcher 
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

Beverage/ Reference/ Technical
Butchering Poultry, Rabbit, Lamb, Goat, and Pork: The Comprehensive Photographic Guide to Humane Slaughtering and Butchering
by Adam Danforth

Editor: Carleen Madigan
 (Storey Publishing)

Chefs and Restaurants
Bar Tartine: Techniques and Recipes 
by Nicolaus Balla and Cortney Burns

Editor: Bill LeBlond
 (Chronicle Books)

Children, Youth and Family
FutureChefs: Recipes by Tomorrow's Cooks Across the Nation and the World
 by Ramin Ganeshram

Editor: Dervla Kelly & Elissa Altman 
(Rodale Books)

The Great Outdoors Cookbook: Adventures in Cooking Under the Open Sky 
by Elaine Johnson and Margo True
Editors: Elaine Johnson and Margo True
 (Oxmoor House)

Culinary History
Precious Cargo: How Foods from the Americas Changed the World
 by David DeWitt
Editor: Jack Shoemaker 
(Counterpoint Press)

Culinary Travel
Cyprus: A Culinary Journey
 by Rita Henss

Editor: Marianne Salentin-Träger 
(C&C Publishing)

IACP Cookbook Award Winner-Julia Child First Book

by Sean Brock

Editor: Judy Pray 

Food Matters
Citizen Farmers: The Biodynamic Way to Grow Healthy Food, Build Thriving Communities, and Give Back to the Earth 
by Daron Joffe with Susan Puckett

Editor: Dervla Kelly 
(Stewart, Tabori & Chang)

Twelve Recipes
 by Cal Peternell

Editor: Cassie Jones 
(HarperCollins Publishers)

Health & Special Diet
At Home in the Whole Food Kitchen 
by Amy Chaplin

Editor: Sara Bercholz 
(Roost Books)

Ikaria: Lessons on Food, Life, and Longevity from the Greek Island Where People Forget to Die
 by Diane Kochilas

Editor: Dervla Kelly & Elissa Altman 
(Rodale Books)

Literary Food Writing
In Search of the Perfect Loaf: A Home Baker's Odyssey
 by Samuel Fromartz

Editor: Kathryn Court 

The Slanted Door 
Photographed by Ed Anderson
by Charles Phan

Editor: Jenny Wapner
 (Ten Speed Press)

Single Subject
Mrs. Wheelbarrow's Practical Pantry 
by Cathy Barrow

Editor: Maria Guarnaschelli 
(W. W. Norton & Company)

Wine, Beer and Spirits
Proof: The Science of Booze 
by Adam Rogers

Editor: Courtney Young 
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

Global Design
A New Napa Cuisine 
by Christopher Kostow

Editor: Julie Bennett
 (Ten Speed Press)

Tutka Bay Lodge: Coastal Cuisine from the Wilds of Alaska 
by Kirsten Dixon and Mandy Dixon

Editor: Kathy Howard
 (Alaska Northwest Books)



Jane Grigson Award
Liquid Intelligence 
by Dave Arnold

Editor: Maria Guarnaschelli 
(W.W. Norton & Company)

Design Award
Relae: A Book of Ideas 
by Christian F. Puglisi

Editor: Emily Timberlake 
(Ten Speed Press)

Judge's Choice
Good and Cheap: Eat Well on $4/Day 
by Leanne Brown

Editor: Dan Lazin 

Judge's Choice
North: The New Nordic Cuisine of Iceland 
by Gunnar Karl Gíslason and Jody Eddy
Editors: Emily Timberlake and Jenny Wapner 
(Ten Speed Press)

Cookbook of the Year
A New Napa Cuisine 
by Christopher Kostow

Editor: Julie Bennett 
(Ten Speed Press)

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