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Update: Winners

Outstanding Service: Terra, St. Helena, CA, Owners: Hiro Sone and Lissa Doumani
Outstanding Pastry Chef: Elisabeth Prueitt and Chad Robertson, Tartine Bakery, San Francisco
Lifetime Achievement: Fritz Maytag
Best New Restaurant: Central Michel Richard, Washington, D.C., Chef/Owner: Michel Richard
Outstanding Restaurateur: Joe Bastianich and Mario Batali, Babbo Ristorante e Enoteca, NYC
Outstanding Restaurant: Gramercy Tavern, NYC, Owner: Danny Meyer
Outstanding Chef: Grant Achatz, Alinea, Chicago (pictured)

More Books:
Asian Cooking: My Bombay Kitchen: Traditional and Modern Parsi Home Cooking, by Niloufer Ichaporia King
Photography: The Country Cooking of France, Photographer France Ruffenach
Single Subject: The River Cottage Meat Book, by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
Writing on Food: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life, by Barbara Kingslover
Entertaining: Dish Entertains, by Trish Magwood
Cookbook of the Year: The River Cottage Meat Book, by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Outstanding Restaurant Design: Tadao Ando Architect and Associates, Designer: Tadao Ando, Project: Morimoto (NYC)
Outstanding Restaurant Graphics: Robert Louey Design, Designers: Robert Louey and Claudia Pandji, Project: Sepia (Chicago)

America’s Classics:
Bagaduce Lunch, Brooksville, ME (Owner: Judy Astbury)
Irma’s Restaurant, Houston, TX (Owner: Irma Glavan)
Jumbo’s, Miami, FL (Owner: Bobby Flam)
Maneki, Seattle, WA (Owner: Jean Nakayama)
Tufano’s Vernon Park Tap, Chicago (Owner: Joseph DiBuono)

That’s it for the ceremony. Now, the party!


June 9, 2008 at 1:48 am Leave a comment

Winner Update

Who’s Who of Food and Beverage in America Inductees: Dan Barber, Anthony Bourdain, Nancy Oakes, Russ Parsons, Zanne Early Stewart, Steve Sullivan

Humanitarian of the Year: Frances Moore Lappé

Cookbook Hall of Fame: Couscous and Other Good Food from Morocco, by Paula Wolfert

Book Awards:

Cooking from a Professional Point of View: The Fundamental Techniques of Classic Cuisine, by the French Culinary Institute with Judith Choate

Wine and Spirits: Imbibe! From Absinthe Cocktail to Whiskey Smash, a Salute in Stories and Drinks to “Professor” Jerry Thomas, Pioneer of the American Bar, by David Wondrich

Baking and Dessert: Peter Reinhart’s Whole Grain Breads: New Techniques, Extraordinary Flavor, by Peter Reinhart

Healthy Focus: The Eating Well Diet, by Jean Harvey-Berino with Joyce Hendley and the Editors of Eating Well

Americana: A Love Affair with Southern Cooking, by Jean Anderson

Reference: A Geography of Oysters: The Connoisseur’s Guide to Oyster Eating in North America, by Rowan Jacobsen

General: Cooking, by James Peterson

International: The Country Cooking of France, by Anne Willan

Stay tuned for more book awards, Outstanding Pastry Chef, Best New Restaurant, and more!

June 9, 2008 at 12:27 am Leave a comment


Here’s an update on who has won so far:

Rising Star Chef of the Year: Gavin Kaysen, Cafe Boulud, NYC

Outstanding Wine & Spirits Professional: Terry Theise, Terry Theise Estate Selections, Silver Spring, MD

Outstanding Wine Service: Eleven Madison Park, NYC, Wine Director: John Ragan

Best Chef: Pacific: Craig Stoll, Delfina, San Francisco

Best Chef: Southwest: Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson, Fresca Food and Wine, Boulder, CO

Best Chef: Northwest: Holly Smith, Cafe Juanita, Kirkland, WA

Best Chef: South: Michelle Bernstein, Michy’s, Miami

Best Chef: Midwest: Adam Siegel, Bartolotta’s Lake Park Bistro, Milwaukee

Best Chef: Great Lakes: Carrie Nahabedian, Naha, Chicago

Best Chef: Southeast: Robert Stehling, Hominy Grill, Charleston, SC

Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic: Eric Ziebold, CityZen, Washington, DC

Best Chef: Northeast: Patrick Connolly, Radius, Boston

Best Chef: New York Ciy: David Chang, Momofuku Saam Bar, NYC

Stay tuned…

June 8, 2008 at 11:47 pm 6 comments


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