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05/05/2014 11:00 am ET

2014 James Beard Award Winners Announced In Book, Broadcast, And Journalism Categories

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Just as award season is winding down for Hollywood starlets, The Oscars of Food, also known as The James Beard Awards, just announced the winners of the JBF Book, Broadcast and Journalism Awards. Big winners included Heston Blumenthal for Best Cookbook, Michael Moss for his bestseller, Salt Sugar Fat: How the Giants Hooked Us, Anthony Bourdain for The Mind of a Chef and Ina Garten of Barefoot Contessa for Outstanding Personality/Host.

See the complete list below to see everyone who won:

2014 James Beard Foundation

Book Awards


For books published in English in 2013

Cookbook of the Year
Historic Heston
Heston Blumenthal
(Bloomsbury)

Cookbook Hall of Fame
Diana Kennedy

American Cooking
The New Midwestern Table: 200 Heartland Recipes
Amy Thielen
(Random House)

Baking and Dessert
The Art of French Pastry
Jacquy Pfeiffer with Martha Rose Shulman
(Knopf)

Beverage
The Cocktail Lab: Unraveling the Mysteries of Flavor and
Aroma in Drink, with Recipes

Tony Conigliaro
(Ten Speed Press)

Cooking from a Professional
Point of View

Historic Heston
Heston Blumenthal
(Bloomsbury)

Focus on Health
Gluten-Free Girl Every Day
Shauna James Ahern with Daniel Ahern
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

General Cooking
Smoke: New Firewood Cooking
Tim Byres
(Rizzoli New York)

International
Every Grain of Rice: Simple Chinese Home Cooking
Fuchsia Dunlop
(W. W. Norton & Company)

Photography
René Redzepi: A Work in Progress
Ali Kurshat Altinsoy, Ditte Isager, René Redzepi, Lars
Williams, and the Noma Team
(Phaidon Press)

Historic Heston
Heston Blumenthal
(Bloomsbury)

Reference and Scholarship
Soul Food: The Surprising Story of an American Cuisine
One Plate at a Time

Adrian Miller
(The University of North Carolina Press)

Single Subject
Culinary Birds: The Ultimate Poultry Cookbook
John Ash with James O. Fraioli
(Running Press)

Vegetable Focused and Vegetarian
Vegetable Literacy
Deborah Madison
(Ten Speed Press)

Writing and Literature
Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us
Michael Moss
(Random House)

2014 James Beard Foundation

Broadcast and New Media Awards


For television, webcast and radio programs aired in 2013

Outstanding Personality/Host
Host: Ina Garten
Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics
Network: Food Network

Radio Show/Audio Webcast
This American Life
Host: Fred Armisen, Ben Calhoun, and Ira Glass
Area: Public Radio
Producer: Ben Calhoun

Special/Documentary
Eating Alabama
Network: PBS
Producers: Andrew Beck Grace and
Bartley Powers

Television Program, in Studio
or Fixed Location

Martha Stewart’s Cooking School
Host: Martha Stewart
Network: PBS
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
Network: PBS
Producers: Jared Andrukanis, Anthony Bourdain, Joe
Caterini, Chris Collins, Michael Steed, and Lydia Tenaglia

Television Segment
Friday Arts, Art of Food
Network: WHYY-TV
Producer: Monica Rogozinski

Video Webcast, Fixed Location
and/or Instructional

Thirsty For...
youtube.com/tastemade
Producer: Jay Holzer and Eric Slatkin

Video Webcast, on Location
The Perennial Plate: Europe and South Asia
theperennialplate.com
Hosts: Mirra Fine and Daniel Klein
Producers: Mirra Fine and Daniel Klein

2014 James Beard Foundation

Journalism Awards


For articles published in Engish in 2013

Cooking, Recipes, or Instruction
Andy Ricker
Saveur
“The Star of Siam”

Craig Claiborne Distinguished
Restaurant Review Award

Alan Richman
GQ
“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
John Birdsall
Lucky Peach
“America, Your Food Is So Gay”

Food and Travel
Nick Paumgarten
Bon Appétit
“Lunch at 8,500 Ft.”

Food Coverage in a
General-Interest Publication

The Wall Street Journal
“Off Duty” Section
Beth Kracklauer

Food Politics, Policy,
and the Environment

Eli Saslow
The Washington Post
“Food Stamps”

Food-Related Columns
Adam Sachs
Bon Appétit
The Obsessivore

Group Food Blog
First We Feast

Health and Well-Being
Rachael Moeller Gorman
EatingWell
“The Whole-Grain, Reduced-Fat, Zero-Calorie, High-Fiber,
Lightly Sweetened Truth about Food Labels”

Humor
Lisa Hanawalt
Lucky Peach
“On the Trail with Wylie”

Individual Food Blog
Homesick Texan
Lisa Fain

MFK Fisher Distinguished
Writing Award

John Jeremiah Sullivan
Lucky Peach
“I Placed a Jar in Tennessee”

Personal Essay
Fuchsia Dunlop
Lucky Peach
“Dick Soup”

Profile
Francis Lam
Lucky Peach
“A Day on Long Island with Alex Lee”

Publication of the Year
Civil Eats

Visual Storytelling
James Maikowski, Patricia Sanchez,
Stephen Scoble, and Fredrika Stjärne
Food & Wine
“Best New Chef All Stars”
“Oysters & Gumbo: A Chef’s New Orleans Party”
“Vegetables Now”

Wine, Spirits, and Other Beverages
Besha Rodell
Punch
“40 Ounces to Freedom”

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