UPDATE: The winners of the 2010 IACP book awards were announced on April 22nd. The winners for each category are highlighted below. In addition, the Cookbook of the Year award went to "Rose's Heavenly Cakes" by Rose Levy Beranbaum and the People's Choice Award went to "The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen" by Rebecca Katzs and Mat Edelson. Congratulations to all of the winners!
Wednesday, 03 March 2010
The International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) 2010 cookbook award finalists are out. The awards are broken into sixteen categories each listing three finalists. Nearly 50 books is a lot to go through. To help you figure out which books you might enjoy we've assembled the second annual Project Foodie guide to the IACP cookbook award finalists (see below).
We've also got some great events planned between now and the April 22nd announcement of the IACP cookbook award winners. Join us as we celebrate IACP cookbook award season by checking out the finalists' guide, voting for your favorite nominated books, and reading our cookbook profiles for selected finalists...
The Project Foodie IACP 2010 Cookbook Nominations Guide (see below). Our IACP cookbook nominations guide is aimed at providing information about the nominees including helping you figure out which books you will enjoy. The cookbook nominations guide includes the list of nominees along with links to reviews of the books from a variety of sources including top magazines, newspapers and bloggers. And for your cooking pleasure we've got some recipes for you to try from the nominated books!
Finalist cookbook profiles: Starting on Monday, March 8th we'll be presenting profiles for nominated cookbooks including selections of recipes to try.
Now, sit back and check out the Project Foodie guide to the IACP nominations. Once you have, be sure to vote for your favorites!
Did we miss a review? If you have links to more reviews on these books let us know (
) and we'll add them to the list.
Project Foodie IACP 2010 Cookbook Nominations Guide
American | Baking: Savory or Sweet | Chefs and Restaurants | Children, Youth and Family | Compilations | Culinary History | First Book: The Julia Child Award | Food and Beverage Reference/Technical | Food Photography and Styling | General | Health and Special Diet | International | Literary Food Writing | Professional Kitchens | Single Subject | Wine, Beer or Spirits
Baking: Savory or Sweet
Chefs and Restaurants
Children, Youth and Family
First Book: The Julia Child Award
Food Photography and Styling
Williams-Sonoma Cooking for Friends
by Alison Attenborough and Jamie Kimm, Photographer Petrina Tinslay, Stylists Alison Attenborough and Jamie Kimm (Oxmoor House, 2009)
Profile: When I first started collecting cookbooks I gravitated towards ones from the Williams-Sonoma collections; not just because I was an employee of the company at the time, but because the food featured in those books was what I wanted to see on my own dining room table. read more
Reviews: The Kitchn Recipes: Viewable Recipes
Hot and Hot Fish Club: A Celebration of Food, Family & Tradition
by Chris Hastings and Idie Hastings, Stylist Chris Hastings (Running Press, 2009)
Profile: Gorgeous photos and a wonderful design abound in Hot and Hot Fish Club - just look at that fish popping out at you! read more
Reviews: Wall Street Journal | Charleston City Paper | Pittsburgh Live | Cookbook of the Day
Recipes: Viewable Recipes
Williams-Sonoma Family Meals
by Maria Helm Sinskey (Oxmoor House, 2009)
Profile: This is the kind of cookbook that allows everyone in the family to be in the kitchen learning and creating together. It's my favorite type of cookbook. read more
Reviews: KQEDRecipes: Viewable Recipes
Health and Special Diet
Food and Beverage Reference/Technical
Literary Food Writing
Baking and Pastry: Mastering the Art and Craft 2nd Ed.
by The Culinary Institute of America (John Wiley & Sons, 2009)
by The International Culinary Schools at The Art Institutes (John Wiley & Sons, 2009)
Wine, Beer or Spirits
Disclosure: Review copies of books discussed in this post may have been provided to Project Foodie by publicists and/or publishers.