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2014 JBF Awards : Book, Broadcast, and Journalism Award Winners

JBF-Awards 2014

JBF-Awards 2014

Covering all aspects of the industry—from chefs and restaurateurs to cookbook authors and food journalists to restaurant designers and architects and more—the Beard Awards are the highest honor for food and beverage professionals working in North America.
The awards are presented each spring at Lincoln Center. Nominees and winners are feted at a weekend of events in New York City that has become the social and gastronomic highlight of the year.
The prestigious award is given to renowned culinary professionals who have made a significant and unique contribution to the American food and beverage industry.
This year’s honorees will be celebrated at the annual James Beard Foundation Awards, the culinary industry’s most prestigious recognition program,on Monday, May 5, 2014, at Lincoln Center ’s David H. Koch Theater in New York City.

Book Awards (For books published in English in 2013) :

Cookbook of the Year General Cooking
Historic Heston
Heston Blumenthal
Smoke: New Firewood Cooking
Tim Byres
(Rizzoli New York)
Cookbook Hall of Fame International
Diana Kennedy Every Grain of Rice: Simple Chinese Home Cooking
Fuchsia Dunlop
(W. W. Norton & Company)
American Cooking Photography
The New Midwestern Table: 200 Heartland Recipes
Amy Thielen
(Random House)
René Redzepi: A Work in Progress
Ali Kurshat Altinsoy, Ditte Isager, René Redzepi, Lars
Williams, and the Noma Team
(Phaidon Press)
Historic Heston
Heston Blumenthal
Beverage Reference and Scholarship
The Cocktail Lab: Unraveling the Mysteries of Flavor and
Aroma in Drink, with Recipes
Tony Conigliaro
(Ten Speed Press)
Soul Food: The Surprising Story of an American Cuisine
One Plate at a Time
Adrian Miller
(The University of North Carolina Press)
Cooking from a Professional
Point of View
Single Subject
Historic Heston
Heston Blumenthal
Culinary Birds: The Ultimate Poultry Cookbook
John Ash with James O. Fraioli
(Running Press)
Focus on Health Vegetable Focused and Vegetarian
Gluten-Free Girl Every Day
Shauna James Ahern with Daniel Ahern
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
Vegetable Literacy
Deborah Madison
(Ten Speed Press)
Writing and Literature
Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us
Michael Moss
(Random House)

Broadcast and New Media Awards
Presented by Lenox Tableware and Gifts
(For television, webcast, and radio programs aired in 2013)

Outstanding Personality/Host Television Program, on Location
Host: Ina Garten
Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics
Network: Food Network
The Mind of a Chef
Host: Anthony Bourdain
Network: PBS
Producers: Jared Andrukanis, Anthony Bourdain, Joe
Caterini, Chris Collins, Michael Steed, and Lydia Tenaglia
Radio Show/Audio Webcast Television Segment
This American Life
Host: Fred Armisen, Ben Calhoun, and Ira Glass
Area: Public Radio
Producer: Ben Calhoun
Friday Arts, Art of Food
Network: WHYY-TV
Producer: Monica Rogozinski
Special / Documentary Video Webcast, Fixed Location
and/or Instructional
Eating Alabama
Network: PBS
Producers: Andrew Beck Grace and
Bartley Powers
Thirsty For…
Producer: Jay Holzer and Eric Slatkin
Television Program, in Studio or Fixed Location Video Webcast, on Location
Martha Stewart’s Cooking School
Host: Martha Stewart
Network: PBS
Producers: Greta Anthony, Christina Deyo,
Michael Morrison, Olivia Schneider, Martha Stewart,
Calia Van Dyk, and Lisa Wagner
The Perennial Plate: Europe and South Asia
Hosts: Mirra Fine and Daniel Klein
Producers: Mirra Fine and Daniel Klein

Journalism Awards
(For articles published in English in 2013)

Cooking, Recipes, or Instruction Food Politics, Policy, and the Environment
Andy Ricker
“The Star of Siam”
Eli Saslow
The Washington Post
“Food Stamps”
Craig Claiborne Distinguished Restaurant Review Award Food-Related Columns
Alan Richman
“Alan Richman Walks Into a Jewish Deli…”
“The Elm: Is Brooklyn Ready for Sophisticated Dining?”
“ZZ’s, the Most Expensive 58 Minutes in New York Dining”
Adam Sachs
Bon Appétit
The Obsessivore
Food and Culture Group Food Blog
John Birdsall
Lucky Peach
“America, Your Food Is So Gay”
First We Feast
Food and Culture Health and Well-Being
John Birdsall
Lucky Peach
“America, Your Food Is So Gay”
Rachael Moeller Gorman
“The Whole-Grain, Reduced-Fat, Zero-Calorie, High-Fiber,
Lightly Sweetened Truth about Food Labels”
Food and Travel Humor
Nick Paumgarten
Bon Appétit
“Lunch at 8,500 Ft.”
Lisa Hanawalt
Lucky Peach
“On the Trail with Wylie”
Food Coverage in a
General-Interest Publication
Individual Food Blog
The Wall Street Journal
“Off Duty” Section
Beth Kracklauer
Homesick Texan
Lisa Fain

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