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Meet the 2015 Video Webcast (on Location) Broadcast Award Nominees

Maggie Borden

Maggie Borden

April 23, 2015


The nimble eye of online video can take viewers inside the houses of home cooks, into the kitchens of restaurants old and new, and across the world to investigate the flavors of a foreign land. This year’s nominees for the James Beard Award in Video Webcast, on Location capture the meditative calm of home cooking, the meticulous drive of culinary craftsmen, and the enduring allure of kitchens beyond our everyday horizons.


Host: Liza de Guia
Producer: Liza de Guia
Food.curated explores the eclectic mix of passionate purveyors that make up our current food scene. Liza de Guia’s fascination with storytelling extends to her subjects, who marry a zeal for the edible with a singular focus on honing their particular craft. [Image above]


Kitchen Vignettes
Host: Aube Giroux
Producer: Aube Giroux
Kitchen Vignettes presents farm-to-table fare at its purest, as Aube Giroux shares her favorite dishes and the stories behind them. Her recipes and videos emphasize the instinctive appeal of the simple and rustic, drawing viewers in with the beauty of the fresh, seasonal foods that fill her plates.

The Perennial Plate: Africa and the Americas

Hosts: Mirra Fine and Daniel Klein
Producers: Mirra Fine and Daniel Klein
JBF Award winner the Perennial Plate has already won over audiences with its expansive coverage of regional food in the United States. In the third season, Mirra Fine and Daniel Klein turn their vision outward, traversing the globe from China to Argentina to Ethiopia, and seemingly everywhere in between.

Read all 2015 Beards Award coverage here.