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“Yes, Chef” Wins IACP Award

By Jeannette Park | April 10, 2013

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Congratulations to Marcus for winning the International Association of Culinary Professionals award for Literary Food Writing, awarded in San Francisco Tuesday. Best wishes goes out to all the winners and nominees. If you haven’t picked up “Yes, Chef” yet, it’s out on paperback May 21st.


Check out all the winners below:

Hiroko’s American Kitchen: Cooking with Japanese Flavors
by Hiroko Shimbo
(Andrews McMeel Publishing)

Baking: Savory or Sweet
Flour Water Salt Yeast: The Fundamentals of Artisan Bread and Pizza
by Ken Forkish
(Ten Speed Press)

Chefs and Restaurants
Vietnamese Home Cooking
by Charles Phan
(Ten Speed Press)

Children, Youth and Family
Teen Cuisine: New Vegetarian
by Matthew Locricchio
(Amazon Children’s Publishing)

La Cucina Italiana Encyclopedia of Italian Cooking
by The Editors of La Cucina Italiana

Cookbook of the Year
Jerusalem: A Cookbook
by Yotam Ottolenghi, Sami Tamimi
(Ebury Publishing (UK)/Ten Speed Press (USA)

Culinary History
The Cookbook Library: Four Centuries of the Cooks, Writers, and Recipes That Made the Modern Cookbook (California Studies in
Food and Culture)
by Anne Willan, Mark Cherniavsky, Kyri Claflin
(University of California Press)

Judges Choice
My Provence
Laurent Gras

Literary Food Writing
Yes, Chef: A Memoir
by Marcus Samuelsson
(Random House)

Single Subject
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, a division of Random House of Canada Limited)

Best Culinary Writing With or Without Recipes
Mei Chin
“Rhubarb’s Ruby Submission”

Writing That Makes a Difference
Barry Estabrook
Eating Well
“Sweet Summer Corn”

For the complete list of 2013 IACP Winners, click here

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