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Last night the James Beard Foundation announced the winners of the 2011 James Beard Foundation Book, Broadcast & Journalism Awards. Congratulations all around!

Winners include René Redzepi's Noma cookbook (twice: once for "Cooking from a Professional Point of View" and then again for Photography); Amanda Hesser's The Essential New York Times Cook Book (General Cooking); Top Chef season seven (for Television Program, In Studio or Fixed Location); 60 Minutes for its profile of José Andrés (Television Segment); and the San Francisco Chronicle (for Food Section). Also, Ruth Bourdain won in the Humor category.

More highlights from this year:

· Cookbook of the Year: Oaxaca al Gusto by Diana Kennedy
· General Cooking Cookbook: The Essential New York Times Cook Book by Amanda Hesser
· Cooking from a Professional Point of View: Noma by René Redzepi
· M.F.K. Fisher Distinguished Writing Award: Jonathan Gold: "A Movable Beast"
· Publication of the Year Award: Edible Communities
· Television Program, In Studio or Fixed Location: Top Chef: Season 7
· Television Program, On Location: Avec Eric, Host: Eric Ripert
· TV Food Personality/Host: Alton Brown
· Food Section of a General Interest Publication: San Francisco Chronicle
· Group Food Blog: Grub Street New York
· Individual Food Blog: Politics of the Plate, Barry Estabrook

Instead of just presenting the list of winners, here are all this year's nominees with the winners in bold:


2011 James Beard Foundation Awards Winners


Cookbook Hall of Fame

On Food and Cooking: The Science & Lore of the Kitchen by Harold McGee

Cookbook of the Year

Oaxaca al Gusto: An Infinite Gastronomy by Diana Kennedy (University of Texas Press)


American Cooking

The Food, Folklore, and Art of Lowcountry Cooking
by Joseph E. Dabney
(Cumberland House)

The Frankies Spuntino Kitchen Companion & Cooking Manual
by Frank Castronovo, Frank Falcinelli, and Peter Meehan
(Artisan)

Pig: King of the Southern Table
by James Villas
(John Wiley & Sons)


Baking and Dessert

Good to the Grain: Baking with Whole-Grain Flours
by Kim Boyce
(Stewart, Tabori & Chang)

My Sweet Mexico: Recipes for Authentic Pastries, Breads, Candies, Beverages, and Frozen Treats
by Fany Gerson
(Ten Speed Press)

Sarabeth’s Bakery: From My Hands to Yours
by Sarabeth Levine
(Rizzoli New York)


Beverage

Opus Vino
by DK Publishing
(DK Publishing)

Reading Between the Wines
by Terry Theise
(University of California Press)

Secrets of the Sommeliers: How to Think and Drink Like the World’s Top Wine Professionals
by Jordan Mackay and Rajat Parr
(Ten Speed Press)


Cooking from a Professional Point of View

Michael Chiarello’s Bottega
by Michael Chiarello
(Chronicle Books)

The Modern Café
by Francisco J. Migoya and The Culinary Institute of America
(John Wiley & Sons)

Noma: Time and Place in Nordic Cuisine
by René Redzepi
(Phaidon Press)


General Cooking

The Essential New York Times Cook Book: Classic Recipes for a New Century
by Amanda Hesser
(W.W. Norton & Company)

Heart of the Artichoke and Other Kitchen Journeys
by David Tanis
(Artisan)

Radically Simple: Brilliant Flavors with Breathtaking Ease
by Rozanne Gold
(Rodale)


Healthy Focus

Clean Start: Inspiring You to Eat Clean and Live Well
by Terry Walters
(Sterling/Epicure)

The Simple Art of EatingWell Cookbook
by Jessie Price & the EatingWell Test Kitchen
(The Countryman Press)

The Very Best Recipes for Health: 250 Recipes and More from the Popular Feature on NYTimes.com
by Martha Rose Shulman
(Rodale)


International

Cook Italy
by Katie Caldesi
(Kyle Books)

Oaxaca al Gusto: An Infinite Gastronomy
by Diana Kennedy
(University of Texas Press)

Stir-Frying to the Sky’s Edge: The Ultimate Guide to Mastery, with Authentic Recipes and Stories
by Grace Young
(Simon & Schuster)


Photography

The Blue Chair Jam Cookbook
Photographer: Sara Remington
(Andrews McMeel Publishing)

Noma: Time and Place in Nordic Cuisine
Photographer: Ditte Isager
(Phaidon Press)

Tartine Bread
Photographer: Eric Wolfinger
(Chronicle Books)


Reference and Scholarship

Encyclopedia of Jewish Food
by Gil Marks
(John Wiley & Sons)

Salted: A Manifesto on the World’s Most Essential Mineral, with Recipes
by Mark Bitterman
(Ten Speed Press)

What I Eat: Around the World in 80 Diets
by Faith D’Aluisio and Peter Menzel
(Material World Books/Ten Speed Press)


Single Subject

Good Meat: The Complete Guide to Sourcing and Cooking Sustainable Meat
by Deborah Krasner
(Stewart, Tabori & Chang)

Ham: An Obsession with the Hindquarter
by Mark Scarborough and Bruce Weinstein
(Stewart, Tabori & Chang)

Meat: A Kitchen Education
by James Peterson
(Ten Speed Press)


Writing and Literature

Empires of Food: Feast, Famine, and the Rise and Fall of Civilizations
by Evan D. G. Fraser and Andrew Rimas
(Free Press)

Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food
by Paul Greenberg
(The Penguin Press)

Peace Meals: Candy-Wrapped Kalashnikovs and Other War Stories
by Anna Badkhen
(Free Press)


2011 James Beard Foundation Broadcast Media Awards


Audio Webcast or Radio Show

CBC Ideas: “Pasta: The Long and Short of It”
Host: Megan Williams
Area: Canada and Online
Producers: Susan Mahoney and Megan Williams

The Canadian Table
Hosts: Don Genova and Amy Jo Ehman
Area: Canada and Online
Producers: Don Genova and Amy Jo Ehman

Martha Stewart Living Radio: Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert: Turn and Burn
Hosts: Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert
Area: National
Producers: Naomi Gabay, Neil Golub, and Chris Hauselt


TV Food Personality/Host

Alton Brown
Show: Good Eats
Network: Food Network

Bobby Flay
Show: Brunch @ Bobby's
Network: Cooking Channel

Duff Goldman
Show: Ace of Cakes
Network: Food Network


Television Program, In Studio or Fixed Location

Alex's Day Off
Host: Alexandra Guarnaschelli
Network: Food Network
Producers: Fran Alswang and Kim Martin

Spice Goddess
Host: Bal Arneson
Network: Food Network Canada and Cooking Channel
Producer: Johanna Eliot

Top Chef: Season 7
Host: Padma Lakshmi
Network: Bravo
Producers: Tom Colicchio, Dan Cutforth, Jane Lipsitz, and Dave Serwatka


Television Program, On Location

Ace of Cakes
Host: Duff Goldman
Network: Food Network
Producers: Jeanne Begley, Lauren Lexton, and Tom Rogan

Avec Eric
Host: Eric Ripert
Network: PBS, Online
Producers: Justin Barocas, Heather Brown, and Geoffrey Drummond

Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern
Host: Andrew Zimmern
Network: Travel Channel
Producer: Andrew Zimmern


Television Segment

60 Minutes: “Chef José Andrés”
Host: Anderson Cooper
Network: CBS
Producers: Bill Owens and Kara Vaccaro

CBS News Sunday Morning: “Recipe for Success,” “Fields of Green,” and “Striking a Gourd”
Host: Martha Teichner
Network: CBS
Producers: David Bhagat, Jon Carras, Ed Forgotson, David Small, and Douglas W. Smith

CBS News Sunday Morning: “Worth a Shot”
Host: Seth Doane
Network: CBS
Producers: Seth Doane and Jack Renaud


Television Special/Documentary

Emeril Green: Emeril’s Culinary Adventure: Vermont
Host: Emeril Lagasse
Network: Planet Green
Producers: Dominique Andrews, Jim Brennan, Elina Brown, Karen Katz, Emeril Lagasse, Charissa Melnick, Marie Ostrosky, and Nancy Swenton

Milk War
Host: Colm Feore
Network: ichannel
Producers: Declan O’Driscoll and Kevin O’Keefe

The Four Coursemen
Hosts: Randolph Dudley, Nancy Lind, Matthew Palmerlee, Eddie Russell, Damien Schaefer, and Patrick Stubbers
Network: Cooking Channel
Producers: Blair Bess, Garrett Bess, and Evan Strome


Video Webcast

Food. Curated.
Foodcurated.com
Host: Liza de Guia
Producer: Liza de Guia

Ozersky.TV
Ozersky.TV
Host: Josh Ozersky
Producers: Jeff Larson, Ben Leventhal, Laurie Pila Horowitz, and JP Saladin

GrapeRadio
Graperadio.com
Hosts: Eric Anderson, Brian Clark, and Jay Selman
Producers: Mark Ryan and Jay Selman


2011 James Beard Foundation Design and Graphics Awards


Outstanding Restaurant Design

For the best restaurant design or renovation in North America since January 1, 2008

Design Firm: Aidlin Darling Design
Designers: Joshua Aidlin, Roslyn Cole, and David Darling
Project: Bar Agricole, San Francisco

Design Firm: Bestor Architecture
Designers: Barbara Bestor, John Colter, and Cathy Johnson
Project: Pitfire Pizza, Los Angeles

Design Firm: Natoma Architects Inc.
Designer: Stanley Saitowitz
Project: Toast, Novato, CA


Outstanding Restaurant Graphics

For the best restaurant graphics executed in North America since January 1, 2008

Design Firm: Katie Barcelona
Designer: Katie Barcelona
Project: L’Artusi, NYC

Design Firm: Love and War
Designer: Katie Tully
Project: The National Bar & Dining Rooms, NYC

Design Firm: JNL Graphic Design
Designers: Donald Madia and Jason Pickleman
Project: The Publican, Chicago


2011 James Beard Foundation Journalism Awards


Publication of the Year Award


Edible Communities

Cooking, Recipes, or Instruction

Sara Dickerman, Harris Salat, and Lonnée Hamilton
Saveur
A Thing of Beauty,” “The Beauty of Nori,” “Green Goddess

Amy Thielen
Minneapolis Star Tribune
A Good Catch,” “Low-Tech Wonder,” “From the Bean Patch: Plenty

Cassandra Vires
Feast Magazine
The Cheat: “Duck Confit,” “Turducken,” “Holiday Leftovers


Craig Claiborne Distinguished Restaurant Review Award

Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
Minnesota Monthly
The Kids Are All Right,” “Island Adventure,” “Heart Warming

Patric Kuh
Los Angeles
Animal Magnetism,” “Making Their Move,” “Time for a Redo?

Adam Platt
New York
Locavorism Grows Up,” “Pizza à la McNally,” “Chang Heads North


Environment, Food Politics, and Policy

Monica Eng
Chicago Tribune
CPS Won’t Let Kids Eat Their Vegetables

Barry Estabrook
Gastronomica
A Tale of Two Dairies

Carl Safina
EatingWell
Sea Change” [PDF]


Food Culture and Travel

Bill Addison
Atlanta Magazine
BBQ 2010

Rick Bragg, Francine Maroukian, and Robb Walsh
Garden & Gun
The Southerner’s Guide to Oysters

Matt Gross
Saveur
Taipei, Family Style


Food-related Columns and Commentary

Tim Carman
Washington City Paper
Ignore the Pizza Police,” “Supply and Da Men,” “Schmeer Campaign"

Tom Philpott
Grist.org
Time for the Public to Reinvest in Food-System Infrastructure,” “How the Agrichemical Industry Turns Failure into Market Opportunity,” “The History of Urban Agriculture Should Inspire Its Future

Lettie Teague
The Wall Street Journal
Why I Hate Ordering Wine by the Glass,” “Are the Wines in First Class Truly First-Rate?,” “Wines that Pack a Little Extra Kick


Food-related Feature

Jonathan Gold
LA Weekly
99 Things to Eat in L.A. Before You Die

Dan Koeppel
Saveur
Fruit of the Future

Corby Kummer
Theatlantic.com
The Great Grocery Smackdown


Food Section of a General Interest Publication

GQ
The Editors of GQ

San Francisco Chronicle
Jon Bonné and Miriam Morgan

The Washington Post
Joe Yonan


Group Food Blog

City of Ate - Hanna Raskin
The Epi-Log - articlesguides/blogs/editor Tanya Steel
Grub Street New York - Daniel Maurer, Jenny Miller, and Alan Sytsma


Health and Nutrition

Joe Fassler
Theatlantic.com
In Iowa Egg Country: Stench, Suspicion, and Fear,” “Before Iowa’s Tainted Eggs, There was Maine,” “Timeline of Shame: Decades of DeCoster Egg Factory Violations

Rachael Moeller Gorman
EatingWell
Captain of the Happier Meal

Peter Jaret
Runner’s World
Pasta Perfect


Humor

Rosecrans Baldwin
Slate.com
Popcorn: Cinema’s Worst Enemy

Ruth Bourdain
Twitter.com/RuthBourdain

Alice Laussade
Dallas Observer
OK, Who Put Food in My Beer?


Individual Food Blog

Politics of the Plate - Barry Estabrook
Poor Man's Feast - Elissa Altman
Red Cook - Kian Lam Kho


M.F.K. Fisher Distinguished Writing Award

Colman Andrews - Departures
Everything Comes from the Sea

Jonathan Gold - LA Weekly
A Movable Beast

Patric Kuh - Saveur
Nights on the Town


Multimedia Food Feature

Michael Gebert and Julia Thiel
The Chicago Reader
Key Ingredient: “Kluwak Kupas,” “Chinese Black Beans,” “Geraniums

Katherine Shilcutt
Houston Press
Designer Meats

Andrew Zimmern
Msn.com
Appetite for Life


Personal Essay

Rick Bragg
Gourmet Live
The Guiltless Pleasure

Daniel Duane
Food & Wine
How to Become an Intuitive Cook

Tom Junod
Esquire
My Mom Couldn’t Cook


Profile

Barry Estabrook
The New York Times Magazine
The Catch

Brian Halweil
Edible Manhattan
Joan Gussow, Teacher of Teachers

Benjamin Wallace
New York
The Restaurant Auteur


Wine and Spirits

Jon Bonné
Saveur
The New California Wine

Jon Fine
Food & Wine
Natural Wine: Weird or Wonderful?

Alan Richman
GQ
The Second Bottle


· JBF Announces 2011 Cookbook, Media, and Journalism Awards Finalists [-E-]
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