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The James Beard Awards
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Covering all aspects of the industry—from chefs and restaurateurs to cookbook authors and food journalists to restaurant designers and architects and more—the Beard Awards are the highest honor for food and beverage professionals working in North America. The awards are presented each spring at Lincoln Center. Nominees and winners are fêted at a weekend of events in New York City that has become the social and gastronomic highlight of the year.
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2015 JBF Awards Call for Entries
Starting October 15, entry forms for the 2015 James Beard Awards will be available at awards.jamesbeard.org. Entry forms will be available for:
Cookbooks published in 2014 (deadline is 12/15/14)
Restaurants and chefs (deadline is 12/31/14)
Journalism articles on food, beverages, nutrition, and culinary travel published in 2014 (deadline is 1/9/15)
Webcasts, radio, and television shows aired in 2014 (deadline is 1/9/15)
Restaurant design (deadline is 1/31/15)
For more information, email us.
2014 JBF Awards
Our 2014 JBF Award nominees were streamed live from Chicago.
2013 JBF Awards
Check out some highlights from the 2013 JBF Awards.
See the complete lists of 2013 JBF Award winners, nominees, and semifinalists.
2012 JBF Awards
See the complete list of 2012 JBF Award winners.
Watch a rebroadcast of the 2012 JBF Awards.
2013 JBF Award Winners
Friday Arts, Art of Food
Producer: Monica Rogozinski
Special/Documentary (Television or Video Webcast)
America Revealed: Food Machine, America Revealed: Food Machine Food Forward: Urban Agriculture Across America, America Revealed: Food Machine Food Forward: Urban Agriculture Across America The Restaurateur
Host: Yul Kwon
Producers: Christopher Bryson, Nick Catliff, Ruth Johnston, Amy Goodman Kass, Antony Tackaberry, Nic Young, Stett Holbrook, Greg Roden, Roger Sherman
Radio Show/Audio Webcast
Fear of Frying
Host: Nina Barrett
Producer: Lynette Kalsnes
Video Webcast, On Location
The Perennial Plate: Real Food World Tour
Hosts: Daniel Klein, Mirra Fine
Producers: Mirra Fine, Daniel Klein
Outstanding Restaurant Design (Under 75 Seats)
Outstanding Restaurant Design (Over 75 Seats)
Alejandro Barrios Carrero
Firm: Alejandro Barrios Carrero Designs
Food and Culture
Article: “Mississippi Chinese Lady Goes Home to Korea”
Food and Travel
Travel + Leisure
Peter Jon Lindberg, Adam Sachs
Articles: “Hawaii’s Next Wave”, “The Best Little Eating Town in Europe”
Outstanding Wine, Spirits, or Beer Professional
Merry Edwards Winery
Baking and Dessert
Flour Water Salt Yeast: The Fundamentals of Artisan Bread and Pizza
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Vegetable Focused and Vegetarian
Roots: The Definitive Compendium with More Than 225 Recipes
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Television Program, In Studio or Fixed Location
CBS Sunday Morning: “Eat, Drink and Be Merry”
Host: Charles Osgood
Producers: Gavin Boyle, Amol Mhatre, Rand Morrison, Amy Rosner, Jason Sacca, Robin Sanders