Last night the James Beard Foundation announced the winners of the 2013 James Beard Foundation Book, Broadcast & Journalism Awards (see the list of 2013 finalists). Cookbook/book winners include Yes, Chef by Marcus Samuelsson; Flour Water Salt Yeast by Ken Forkish; Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking by Nathalie Dupree and Cynthia Graubart; Canal House Cooks Every Day by Melissa Hamilton and Christopher Hirsheimer and Maricel E. Presilla'sGran Cocina Latina: The Food of Latin America won "Cookbook of the Year." Anne Willan was inducted into the Cookbook Hall of Fame.
On the journalism side, it was a big night for writer Adam Sachs, who took home two awards, winning "Food and Travel" and "Food-Related Columns." Men's Health also took two awards, "Cooking/Recipes/Instruction" and "Food Coverage in a General Interest Publication." Other winners include Fuchsia Dunlop (Lucky Peach), Brett Martin (GQ), and Alice Laussade (Dallas Observer). Tejal Rao (Village Voice) won the Craig Claiborne Distinguished Restaurant Review Award, and Mike Sula (Chicago Reader) won the M.F.K. Fisher Distinguished Writing Award. The Mind of a Chef won "TV Program on Location," and Andrew Zimmern won Outstanding Food Personality/Host for Bizarre Foods America.
The 2013 JBF Restaurant and Chef Awards goes down on Monday night. Here's the full list of winners:
2013 James Beard Foundation Awards Winners
2013 James Beard Foundation Book Awards
For cookbooks published in English in 2012. Winners were announced May 3, 2013.
Cookbook of the Year
Gran Cocina Latina: The Food of Latin America
by Maricel E. Presilla
(W.W. Norton & Company)
Cookbook Hall of Fame
Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking
by Nathalie Dupree and Cynthia Graubart
Baking and Dessert
Flour Water Salt Yeast: The Fundamentals of Artisan Bread and Pizza
by Ken Forkish
(Ten Speed Press)
Wine Grapes: A Complete Guide to 1,368 Vine Varieties, Including Their Origins and Flavours
by Jancis Robinson, Julia Harding, and José Vouillamoz
Cooking from a Professional Point of View
Toqué! Creators of a New Quebec Gastronomy
by Normand Laprise
(les éditions du passage)
Focus on Health
Cooking Light The New Way to Cook Light—Fresh Food & Bold Flavors for Today's Home Cook
by Scott Mowbray and Ann Taylor Pittman
Canal House Cooks Every Day
by Melissa Hamilton and Christopher Hirsheimer
(Andrews McMeel Publishing)
Jerusalem: A Cookbook
by Yotam Ottolenghi & Sami Tamimi
(Ten Speed Press)
What Katie Ate: Recipes and Other Bits & Pieces
Photographer: Katie Quinn Davies
Reference and Scholarship
The Art of Fermentation: An In-Depth Exploration of Essential Concepts and Processes from Around the World
by Sandor Ellix Katz
(Chelsea Green Publishing)
Ripe: A Cook in the Orchard
by Nigel Slater
(Ten Speed Press)
Vegetable Focused and Vegetarian
Roots: The Definitive Compendium with More Than 225 Recipes
by Diane Morgan
Writing and Literature
Yes, Chef: A Memoir
by Marcus Samuelsson
2013 James Beard Foundation Broadcast and New Media Awards
Presented by Lenox Tableware and Gifts
For television, webcast, and radio programs aired in 2012. Winners were announced on May 3, 2013.
Radio Show/Audio Webcast
Fear of Frying
Host: Nina Barrett
Producer: Lynette Kalsnes
Special/Documentary (Television or Video Webcast)
Producer: Roger Sherman
Television Program, In Studio or Fixed Location
CBS Sunday Morning: "Eat, Drink and Be Merry"
Host: Charles Osgood
Producers: Gavin Boyle, Amol Mhatre, Rand Morrison, Amy Rosner, Jason Sacca, and Robin Sanders
Television Program, On Location
The Mind of a Chef
Host: Anthony Bourdain
Producers: Anthony Bourdain, Joe Caterini, Alexandra Chaden, Jonathan Cianfrani, Christopher Collins, Peter Meehan, Michael Steed, and Lydia Tenaglia
Friday Arts, Art of Food
Network: WHYY TV
Producer: Monica Rogozinski
Video Webcast, Fixed Location and/or Instructional
How to Cocktail
Producers: Kit Codik, Scott Kritz, and Noah Rothbaum
Video Webcast, On Location
The Perennial Plate: Real Food World Tour
Hosts: Daniel Klein and Mirra Fine
Producers: Daniel Klein and Mirra Fine
Host: Andrew Zimmern
Show: Bizarre Foods America
Network: Travel Channel
Producers: Colleen Needles Steward and Andrew Zimmern
2013 James Beard Foundation Journalism Awards
For articles published in English in 2012. Winners were announced on May 3, 2013.
Publication of the Year Award
Cooking, Recipes, or Instruction
Matt Goulding, Matthew Kadey with Tamar Adler, and Paul Kita
"The Butcher Is Back!," "The Six-Pack Foods of Summer," "Southern Food Rises Again"
Craig Claiborne Distinguished Restaurant Review Award
"Bangkok Pop, No Fetishes," "The Sweet Taste of Success," "Enter the Comfort Zone at 606 R&D"
Food and Culture
Ann Taylor Pittman
"Mississippi Chinese Lady Goes Home to Korea"
Food and Travel
Travel + Leisure
"The Best Little Eating Town in Europe"
Food Coverage in a General-Interest Publication
Food Politics, Policy, and the Environment
The American Prospect with the Food & Environment Reporting Network
"As Common As Dirt"
The Obsessivore: "I'm Big On Japan," "Everyone's a Critic," "The Tradition Starts Here"
Group Food Blog
Health and Well-Being
Rachael Moeller Gorman
"Solving the Sugar Puzzle"
"The Cheap Bastard's Ultimate Guide to Eating like a Total Cheap Bastard in Dallas"
Individual Food Blog
Hunter Angler Gardener Cook
MFK Fisher Distinguished Writing Award
"Chicken of the Trees"
"Danny and the Electric Kung Pao Pastrami Test"
Michele Outland and Fiorella Valdesolo
"Starters," "Dessert," "Smoke & Ash"
Wine, Spirits, and other Beverages
"A Vintage Crime"