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Here Are the James Beard Foundation Book, Broadcast, and Journalism Winners 2015

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The fancy dinner is over and the parties are about to begin: The James Beard Foundation's Book, Broadcast, and Journalism finalists for 2015 have been whittled down to a list of winners. Here they are:

2015 James Beard Foundation Awards Winners

2015 James Beard Foundation Cookbook Hall of Fame

Barbara Kafka

2015 James Beard Foundation Cookbook of the Year Award

Yucatán by David Sterling

2015 James Beard Foundation Book Awards

American Cooking

Sean Brock (Artisan)

Baking and Dessert

Flavor Flours: A New Way to Bake with Teff, Buckwheat, Sorghum, Other Whole & Ancient Grains, Nuts & Non-Wheat Flours
Alice Medrich (Artisan)


Liquid Intelligence: The Art and Science of the Perfect Cocktail
Dave Arnold (W. W. Norton & Company)

Cooking from a Professional Point of View

Bar Tartine: Techniques & Recipes
Nicolaus Balla and Cortney Burns (Chronicle Books)

Focus on Health

Cooking Light Mad Delicious: The Science of Making Healthy Food Taste Amazing
Keith Schroeder (Oxmoor House)

General Cooking

The Kitchn Cookbook: Recipes, Kitchens & Tips to Inspire Your Cooking
Faith Durand and Sara Kate Gillingham (Clarkson Potter)


Yucatán: Recipes from a Culinary Expedition
David Sterling (University of Texas Press)


In Her Kitchen: Stories and Recipes from Grandmas Around the World
Gabriele Galimberti (Clarkson Potter)

Reference and Scholarship

Butchering Poultry, Rabbit, Lamb, Goat, and Pork: The Comprehensive Photographic Guide to Humane Slaughtering and Butchering
Adam Danforth (Storey Publishing)

Single Subject

Bitter: A Taste of the World's Most Dangerous Flavor, with Recipes
Jennifer McLagan (Ten Speed Press)

Vegetable Focused and Vegetarian

At Home in the Whole Food Kitchen: Celebrating the Art of Eating Well
Amy Chaplin (Roost Books)

Writing and Literature

The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food
Dan Barber (Penguin Press)

2015 James Beard Foundation Broadcast and New Media Awards


The Feed Podcast
Hosts: Rick Bayless and Steve Dolinsky
Producers: Matt Cunningham and Steve Dolinsky
Airs on:

Radio Show/Audio Webcast

Hidden Kitchens World
Hosts: The Kitchen Sisters (Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva)
Producer: The Kitchen Sisters (Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva)
Airs on: NPR


Food Chains
Host: Forest Whitaker
Producers: Hamilton Fish, Smriti Keshari, Eva Longoria, Sanjay Rawal, and Eric Schlosser
Airs: iTunes and Netflix

Television Program, In Studio or Fixed Location

Martha Stewart's Cooking School
Host: Martha Stewart
Producers: Greta Anthony, Kimberly Miller Olko, Martha Stewart, Calia Brencsons-Van Dyk, and Lisa Wagner
Airs On: PBS

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
Airs on: PBS

Television Segment

CBS This Morning's "The Dish"
Host: Anthony Mason and Vinita Nair
Producers: Brian Applegate, Greg Mirman, and Marci Waldman
Airs on: CBS

Video Webcast, Fixed Location and/or Instructional  

Host: Grant Lee Crilly and Chris Young
Producer: Richard B. Wallace
Airs on:

Video Webcast, On Location

Host: Liza de Guia
Producer: Liza de Guia
Airs on:

Visual and Technical Excellence

Wall of Fire: A ChefSteps Story
Director: Sandy Smolan
Photographer and Editor: Reva Keller
Producers: Grant Crilly and Chris Young
Airs on:

Outstanding Personality/Host

Host: Ina Garten
Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics
Airs on: Food Network

2015 James Beard Foundation Journalism Awards

2015 James Beard Foundation Publication of the Year
Gravy, a publication of the Southern Foodways Alliance

Dining and Travel

The India Issue
The Editors of Saveur

Food and Culture

"The Toxic, Abusive, Addictive, Supportive, Codependent Relationship Between Chefs and Yelpers"
Rebecca Flint Marx
San Francisco Magazine

Food and Health

"Against the Grain"
Michael Specter
The New Yorker

Food-Related Columns

Tamar Haspel
The Washington Post

Food Coverage in a General-Interest Publication

The Editors of GQ

Food Politics, Policy, and the Environment

"The Quinoa Quarrel: Who Owns the World's Greatest Superfood?"
Lisa M. Hamilton

Group Food Blog

Grub Street

Home Cooking

"Cabbage Craft"
Kathy Gunst


"Giving & Thanking"
Ben Schott with the Bon Appétit Editors
Bon Appétit

Individual Food Blog

Molly Wizenberg

Personal Essay

"Life in Chains: Finding Home at Taco Bell"
John DeVore


"Élite Meat"
Dana Goodyear
The New Yorker

Visual Storytelling

Gillian Duffy
New York

Wine, Spirits, and Other Beverages

"Into the Vines" 
Gabrielle Hamilton
The Washington Post

Craig Claiborne Distinguished Restaurant Review Award

"Artisanal-Everything Roberta's Defies the Stereotypes" "Once an Icon, Per Se is Showing its Age," "Six Reasons Why Cosme is One of NYC's Most Relevant New Restaurants"
Ryan Sutton

MFK Fisher Distinguished Writing Award

"Life in Chains: Finding Home at Taco Bell"
John DeVore