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“Yes, Chef” Wins James Beard and IACP Awards

By MarcusSamuelsson.com | May 12, 2013


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Congratulations to Marcus for “Yes, Chef” being honored in the Literary Writing category at the James Beard and International Association of Culinary Professionals awards. “In the great tradition of Harlem storytellers, I’m very happy the book got recognized by these amazing institutions. Beyond humbled and honored.”

If you still haven’t picked up a copy, the paperback edition of “Yes, Chef” will be available for sale at retail outlets, online and at our Nook starting on May 21st.

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“Yes, Chef” Wins James Beard Award

By Jeannette Park | May 6, 2013

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Table 35 Rulez (ask Adam, Peter, Nilou, Evyn, Maya, Marcus, Veronica, and Andy)

Friday night brought out the culinary media’s best and brightest for the James Beard Foundation New Media Awards. Held at Gotham Hall, the crowd was a teaser to the A-list chefs in attendance at Monday’s James Beard Foundation Awards Gala. Martha Stewart sat at a table not far away from the likes of Andrew Zimmern (Congrats, AZ!), Thomas Keller, David Chang, Kevin Gillespie, Tom Douglas, and Hugh Acheson. Read More


Congrats to the James Beard Award Winners

By Marcus Samuelsson | May 9, 2012

Photo: Gabi Porter

Photo: Gabi Porter

It was a big weekend in the food world and I just wanted to give a shout out and congratulations to all the James Beard Award Winners. Starting with all of the NY winners including Michael Anthony of Gramercy Tavern, Christina Tosi from Momofuku Milk Bar, and Daniel Humm from Eleven Madison Park. Read More


James Beard Foundation Food Conference and Panel

By admin | October 13, 2011


This year the James Beard Foundation took a whole new approach to their task of bringing attention to the food world and its chefs. Aware that they hold a “unique role in celebrating and nurturing America’s culinary heritage and future,” the James Beard Foundation held its first JBF Food Conference and JBF Leadership Awards. The Food Conference and Leadership Awards are aimed at directing the spotlight towards individuals, organizations, and corporations working to improve our food system.

This year’s conference theme was “Sustainability on the Table: How Money and Media Influence the Way America Eats.” Read More


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