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iacp-logo.jpgThe International Association of Culinary Professionals has announced the 2012 IACP Award Finalists, all of which are listed below. In the cookbook category, San Francisco chef Charles Phan comes out ahead with his Vietnamese Home Cooking getting two nods, for Chefs and Restaurants cookbooks as well as the Julia Child Award for First Book. Thomas Keller and Sebastien Rouxel are also finalists in two categories for Bouchon Bakery, also under Chefs and Restaurants as well as Food Photography and Styling. Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi's Jerusalem was nominated in both Chefs and Restaurants and Photography and Styling as well.

As for the journalism awards, Saveur was a finalist in five categories including Short Video Series for their Ask the Experts. Food & Wine got two nods, for Writing about Beverages and Instructional Writing, and the late Gilt Taste was a finalist three times in two categories, with two pieces nominated under Best Culinary Writing With or Without Recipes and one under Culinary Travel or Memoir.

The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony in San Francisco on April 9 as part of IACP's 35th annual conference. Below, the full list of IACP Cookbook, journalism (the Bert Greene Awards), Digital Media, and Awards of Excellence finalists.

International Association of Culinary Professionals
2013 Awards Finalists

IACP Cookbook Awards Finalists

· The Farm: Rustic Recipes for a Year of Incredible Food by Ian Knauer. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
· Hiroko's American Kitchen: Cooking with Japanese Flavors by Hiroko Shimbo. (Andrews McMeel Publishing)
· Texas Eats: The New Lone Star Heritage Cookbook, with More Than 200 Recipes by Robb Walsh. (Ten Speed Press, Eater's Preview)

Baking: Savory or Sweet
· Flour Water Salt Yeast: The Fundamentals of Artisan Bread and Pizza by Ken Forkish. (Ten Speed Press, Eater's Preview)
· The Liddabit Sweets Candy Cookbook: How to Make Truly Scrumptious Candy in Your Own Kitchen! by Liz Gutman, Jen King. (Workman Publishing)
· Simply Sensational Cookies by Nancy Baggett. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

Chefs and Restaurants
· Bouchon Bakery by Thomas Keller, Sebastien Rouxel. (Artisan Books, Eater's Preview)
· Jerusalem: A Cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi, Sami Tamimi. (Ten Speed Press, Eater's Preview)
· Vietnamese Home Cooking by Charles Phan. (Ten Speed Press, Eater's Preview)

Children, Youth and Family
· Dinner: A Love Story: It All Begins at the Family Table by Jenny Rosenstrach. (HarperCollins Publishers)
· Teen Cuisine: New Vegetarian by Matthew Locricchio. (Amazon Children's Publishing)
· The Mom 100 Cookbook: 100 Recipes Every Mom Needs in Her Back Pocket by Katie Workman. (Workman Publishing)

· La Cucina Italiana Encyclopedia of Italian Cooking by The Editors of La Cucina Italiana. (Rizzoli)
· The Meat Free Monday Cookbook: A Full Menu for Every Monday of the Year by Annie Rigg, Paul McCartney. (Kyle Books)
· Cooking Light The New Way to Cook Light: Fresh Food & Bold Flavors for Today's Home Cook by Scott Mowbray, Ann Taylor Pittman. (Oxmoor House)

Culinary History
· 101 Classic Cookbooks: 501 Classic Recipes Editor Fales Library. (Rizzoli International Publications, Inc.)
· Cheese and Culture: A History of Cheese and its Place in Western Civilization by Paul S. Kindstedt. (Chelsea Green Publishing)
· The Cookbook Library: Four Centuries of the Cooks, Writers, and Recipes That Made the Modern Cookbook by Anne Willan, Mark Cherniavsky, Kyri Claflin. (University of California Press)

Culinary Travel
· Burma: Rivers of Flavor by Naomi Duguid. (Artisan Books)
· Pike Place Market Recipes: 130 Delicious Ways to Bring Home Seattle's Famous Market by Jess Thomson, Clare Barboza (photography). (Sasquatch Books)
· Sustenance: Food Traditions in Italy's Heartland by Elizabeth Wholey.

First Book: The Julia Child Award
· Japanese Farm Food by Nancy Singleton Hachisu. (Andrews McMeel Publishing)
· The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deborah Perelman. (Random House, Inc. (Alfred A. Knopf))
· Vietnamese Home Cooking by Charles Phan. (Ten Speed Press, Eater's Preview)

Food and Beverage Reference/Technical
· The Art of Fermentation: An In-Depth Exploration of Essential Concepts and Processes from Around the World by Sandor Ellix Katz. (Chelsea Green Publishing)
· Mastering Artisan Cheesemaking: The Ultimate Guide for Home-Scale and Market Producers by Gianaclis Caldwell. (Chelsea Green Publishing)
· Modernist Cuisine at Home by Nathan Myhrvold, Maxime Bilet. (The Cooking Lab, LLC, Eater's Preview.)

Food Matters
· The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee's, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table by Tracie McMillan. (Scribner)
· Taste What You're Missing: The Passionate Eater's Guide to Why Good Food Tastes Good by Barb Stuckey. (Free Press)
· Why Calories Count: From Science to Politics (California Studies in Food and Culture) by Marion Nestle, Malden Nesheim. (University of California Press)

Food Photography and Styling
· Bouchon Bakery by Thomas Keller, Sebastien Rouxel. (Artisan Books, Eater's Preview)
· Canal House Cooks Every Day by Melissa Hamilton, Christopher Hirsheimer. (Andrews McMeel Publishing)
· Jerusalem: A Cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi, Sami Tamimi. (Ten Speed Press, Eater's Preview)

· Gran Cocina Latina: The Food of Latin America by Maricel Presilla.
(W. W. Norton & Company)
· How to Cook Everything The Basics: All You Need to Make Great Food--With 1,000 Photos by Mark Bittman. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
· True Food: Seasonal, Sustainable, Simple, Pure by Andrew Weil, Sam Fox with Michael Stebner. (Little, Brown and Company)

Health and Special Diet
· The Back in the Swing Cookbook: Recipes for Eating and Living Well Every Day After Breast Cancer by Barbara Unell, Judith Fertig. (Andrews McMeel Publishing)
· Cooking Light The New Way to Cook Light: Fresh Food & Bold Flavors for Today's Home Cook by Scott Mowbray, Ann Taylor Pittman. (Oxmoor House)
· Whole Grains for a New Generation: Light Dishes, Hearty Meals, Sweet Treats, and Sundry Snacks for the Everyday Cook by Liana Krissoff. (Stewart, Tabori & Chang)

· Burma: Rivers of Flavor by Naomi Duguid. (Artisan Books)
· Jerusalem: A Cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi, Sami Tamimi.
(Ten Speed Press)
· A Sardinian Cookbook by Giovanni Pilu, Roberta Muir. (Penguin Books)

Literary Food Writing
· The Art of the Restaurateur by Nicholas Lander. (Phaidon Press)
· The Man Who Changed the Way We Eat: Craig Claiborne and the American Food Renaissance by Thomas McNamee. (Free Press)
· Yes, Chef: A Memoir by Marcus Samuelsson. (Random House)

Single Subject
· Asian Tofu: Discover the Best, Make Your Own, and Cook It at Home by Andrea Nguyen. (Ten Speed Press)
· Modern Sauces: More than 150 Recipes for Every Cook, Every Day by Martha Holmberg. (Chronicle Books)
· Roots: The Definitive Compendium with more than 225 Recipes by Diane Morgan, Antonis Achilleos (photography). (Chronicle Books)

Wine, Beer or Spirits
· Canadian Whisky: The Portable Expert by Davin de Kergommeaux, (McClelland & Stewart)
· Frontera: Margaritas, Guacamoles, and Snacks by Rick Bayless, Deann Groen Bayless. (W. W. Norton & Company)
· The Vineyard at the End of the World: Maverick Winemakers and the Rebirth of Malbec by Ian Mount. (W. W. Norton & Company)

Bert Greene Awards Finalists

Best Culinary Writing With or Without Recipes
· John O'Connor, Saveur: "A Feast for All"
· Alexander Lobrano, Saveur: "Eternal Terrain"
· Mei Chin, "I Feared You Cilantro, Now I Love You Too Much"
· Mei Chin,, "Rhubarb's Ruby Submission"

Writing That Makes a Difference
· Barry Estabrook, Eating Well: "Sweet Summer Corn"
· Rowan Jacobsen, Eating Well: "Swimming Upstream"
· Matt Goulding, "The Long Harvest"

Writing About Beverages
· Kara Newman, "Cognac's Sultry Soul"
· Mike Seely, Seattle Weekly: "Murray Stenson's Accidental Tourists"
· Hanna Neuschwander, Edible Seattle: "The Coffee in Your Cup"
· Charles Antin, Food & Wine: "Trading Up: $43 Box Wine to $600 Burgundy"

Culinary Travel or Memoir
· Rebecca Flint Marx, "From Sex Cake to Spurned Salad"
· Alexander Lobrano, Saveur: "My Spanish Sanctuary"
· Matt Goulding, Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture: "Table for One"

Instructional Writing
· William Alexander, with contributions from Meryl Rosofsky, Alex Rush, Kellie Evans, Dana Bowen, Ben Mims, Marne Setton, Saveur: "American Bread"
· Diane Morgan, Vivian Jao, Maya Kaimal, Sara Forte, Leah Holzel, Tracey Seaman, Every Day with Rachael Ray: "Thanksgiving"
· Daniel Gritzer, recipes by Seamus Mullen, Food & Wine: "The Gastronaut Files: Fire-Powered Paella"

Digital Media Awards Finalists

Culinary Blog
· Salted and Styled, Libbie Summers and Chia Chong,
· Food for the Thoughtless, Michael Procopio,
· Jun-Blog, Jun Belen,

Short Video Series
· Kitchen Confidence,
· Ask the Experts,

Intriguing Use of Technology
· My Provence, Laurent Gras,
· Find. Eat. Drink,

Culinary Web Site

Culinary Brand, Retail or Product Site
· Eat Boutique, Maggie Battista,
· My Cooking Coach, Charles Delmar,

Long Format Audio
· Dining Around with Joel Riddell, KKSF-AM, Host: Joel Riddell

Short Format Audio
· Food in Two Worlds, WNYC-FM
· Here & Now, WBUR-FM

Awards of Excellence Finalists

Cooking School of the Year
· Institute for Culinary Education
· Central Market Cooking Schools
· Sur La Table Culinary Program

Cooking Teacher of the Year
· Nitokrees Tadrous Carpita, CCP
· Thor Erickson
· Virginia Willis

Culinary Tour Operator of the Year
· Kirsten Dixon
· Joanne Weir

Food Stylist of the Year
· Alice M. Hart, CCP

Youth Advocate of the Year
· Lynn Walthers

Entrepreneur/Business Person of the Year
· Dorothy Cann Hamilton

Corporate Marketing Campaign of the Year
· Darigold

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