Last night the James Beard Foundation announced the winners of the 2014 James Beard Foundation Book, Broadcast & Journalism Awards (see the list of 2014 finalists).
Cookbook and book winners include The Art of French Pastry by Jacquy Pfeiffer; Smoke: New Firewood Cooking by Tim Byres; Every Grain of Rice: Simple Chinese Home Cooking by Fuchsia Dunlop; and for photography, René Redzepi: A Work in Progress . Heston Blumenthal came away with not one but two awards for Historic Heston, and Diana Kennedy was inducted into the Cookbook Hall of Fame.
On the journalism side, it was a huge night for Lucky Peach, which won a whopping five awards including the MFK Fisher Distinguished Writing Award and one for Francis Lam's profile of chef Alex Lee. Bon Appétit writer Adam Sachs took home the "Food-Related Columns" award for the second year in a row, and the magazine also snagged another award in the "Food and Travel" category. The Craig Claiborne Distinguished Restaurant Review Award went to GQ's Alan Richman, and Pok Pok chef Andy Ricker won in the "Cooking, Recipes, or Instruction" category for a piece in Saveur. The Mind of a Chef won for "Television Program, on Location" for the second year in a row as well.
The 2014 JBF Restaurant and Chef Awards goes down on Monday night. Here's the full list of Book, Broadcast and Journalism winners:
2014 James Beard Foundation Awards Winners
2014 James Beard Foundation Book Awards
For cookbooks published in English in 2013. Winners were announced May 2, 2014.
Cookbook of the Year
by Heston Blumenthal
Cookbook Hall of Fame
The New Midwestern Table: 200 Heartland Recipes
by Amy Thielen
Baking and Dessert
The Art of French Pastry
by Jacquy Pfeiffer with Martha Rose Shulman
The Cocktail Lab: Unraveling the Mysteries of Flavor and Aroma in Drink, with Recipes
by Tony Conigliaro
(Ten Speed Press)
Cooking from a Professional Point of View
by Heston Blumenthal
Focus on Health
Gluten-Free Girl Every Day
by Shauna James Ahern with Daniel Ahern
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
Smoke: New Firewood Cooking
by Tim Byres
(Rizzoli New York)
Every Grain of Rice: Simple Chinese Home Cooking
by Fuchsia Dunlop
(W. W. Norton & Company)
René Redzepi: A Work in Progress
Photographers: Ali Kurshat Altinsoy, Ditte Isager, René Redzepi, Lars Williams, and the Noma Team
Reference and Scholarship
Soul Food: The Surprising Story of an American Cuisine One Plate at a Time
by Adrian Miller
(The University of North Carolina Press)
Culinary Birds: The Ultimate Poultry Cookbook
by John Ash with James O. Fraioli
Vegetable Focused and Vegetarian
(Ten Speed Press)
Writing and Literature
Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us
by Michael Moss
2014 James Beard Foundation Broadcast and New Media Awards
For television, webcast, and radio programs aired in 2013. Winners announced May 2, 2014.
Host: Ina Garten
Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics
Network: Food Network
Radio Show/Audio Webcast
This American Life
Host: Ben Calhoun
Area: Public Radio
Producer: Ben Calhoun
Television Program, in Studio or Fixed Location
Martha Stewart's Cooking School
Host: Martha Stewart
Producers: Greta Anthony, Christina Deyo, Michael Morrison, Olivia Schneider, Martha Stewart, Calia Van Dyk, and Lisa Wagner
Television Program, on Location
The Mind of a Chef
Host: Anthony Bourdain
Producers: Jared Andrukanis, Anthony Bourdain, Joe Caterini, Chris Collins, Michael Steed, and Lydia Tenaglia
Friday Arts, Art of Food
Producer: Monica Rogozinski
Video Webcast, Fixed Location and/or Instructional
Producers: Jay Holzer and Eric Slatkin
Video Webcast, on Location
The Perennial Plate: Europe and South Asia
Hosts: Mirra Fine and Daniel Klein
Producers: Mirra Fine and Daniel Klein
2014 James Beard Foundation Journalism Awards
For articles published in English in 2013. Winners announced May 2, 2014.
Cooking, Recipes, or Instruction
"The Star of Siam"
Craig Claiborne Distinguished Restaurant Review Award
"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"
Food and Culture
"America, Your Food Is So Gay"
Food and Travel
"Lunch at 8,500 Ft."
Food Coverage in a General-Interest Publication
The Wall Street Journal
"Off Duty" Section
Food Politics, Policy, and the Environment
The Washington Post
Group Food Blog
First We Feast
Health and Well-Being
Rachael Moeller Gorman
"The Whole-Grain, Reduced-Fat, Zero-Calorie, High-Fiber, Lightly Sweetened Truth About Food Labels"
"On the Trail with Wylie"
Individual Food Blog
MFK Fisher Distinguished Writing Award
John Jeremiah Sullivan
"I Placed a Jar in Tennessee"
"A Day on Long Island with Alex Lee"
Publication of the Year
James Maikowski, Patricia Sanchez, Stephen Scoble, and Fredrika Stjärne
Food & Wine
"Best New Chef All-Stars"
"Oysters & Gumbo: A Chef's New Orleans Party"
Wine, Spirits, and Other Beverages
"40 Ounces to Freedom"