Cookbook Award Winners
James Beard a noted chef and food author lives on in the James Beard Foundation. The foundation's annual awards are the highest honors for food and beverage professionals working in America. They include awards for books, restaurant design, broadcast media, journalism, and restaurant and chef. In fact, Ann Arbor's own Alex Young of Zingerman’s Roadhouse won this year for best chef in the Great Lakes Region!
Here is a sampling of just some of the notable books awarded this year:
Cookbook of the Year: Oaxaca al Gusto: An Infinite Gastronomy
American Cooking: Pig: King of the Southern Table
Baking and Dessert: Good to the Grain: Baking with Whole-Grain Flours
General Cooking: The Essential New York Times Cook Book: Classic Recipes for a New Century
Healthy Focus: The Simple Art of EatingWell Cookbook
International: Stir-frying to the sky's edge
Writing and Literature: Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food
Cookbook Hall of Fame winner: On Food and Cooking: The Science & Lore of the Kitchen
To see the full list of award winners go here.