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The James Beard Awards
Congratulations to all the 2015 James Beard Award winners! See the full list here.
Check out our photo galleries of the delicious food and dapper guests, and download winner images.
See the full list of 2015 JBF Book, Broadcast & Journalism award winners, a photo gallery from the event, and download winner images!
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See the full list of 2015 JBF Award nominees.
See the 2015 Restaurant & Chef Award semifinalists.
Questions about JBF Awards policies and procedures? Answers here.
LIVE FROM CHICAGO
Awards Gala & Reception
Monday, May 4, 2015
Lyric Opera of Chicago
Book, Broadcast & Journalism Awards Dinner
Friday, April 24, 2015
Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers, NYC
Tickets for the Awards gala will be available April 1, 2015. Tickets to the Book, Broadcast & Journalism Awards Dinner are by invitation only.
The 2015 Restaurant and Chef Award semifinalists were announced Wednesday, February 18. The final nominees for all Awards categories will be announced on Tuesday, March 24, at the James Beard House in New York City.
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2014 JBF Awards
Our 2014 JBF Award nominees were streamed live from Chicago.
2013 JBF Award Winners
Focus on Health
Cooking Light The New Way to Cook Light: Fresh Food & Bold Flavors for Today’s Home Cook
Scott Mowbray, Ann Pittman
Jerusalem: A Cookbook
Yotam Ottolenghi, Sami Tamimi
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Reference and Scholarship
The Art of Fermentation: An In-Depth Exploration of Essential Concepts and Processes from Around the World
Sandor Ellix Katz
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
Ripe: A Cook in the Orchard
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Wine Grapes: A Complete Guide to 1,368 Vine Varieties, Including Their Origins and Flavours
Julia Harding, Jancis Robinson, José Vouillamoz
Writing and Literature
Yes, Chef: A Memoir
Publisher: Random House
Humanitarian of the Year
Group Food Blog
Individual Food Blog
Hunter Angler Gardener Cook
MFK Fisher Distinguished Writing Award
Article: “Chicken of the Trees”
Craig Claiborne Distinguished Restaurant Review Award
The Village Voice
Articles: “Bangkok Pop, No Fetishes” , “The Sweet Taste of Success”, “Enter the Comfort Zone at 606 R&D”
Cooking, Recipes, or Instruction
Articles: “The Butcher Is Back!” , “The Six-Pack Foods of Summer” , “Southern Food Rises Again”