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2018 James Beard Foundation Finalists

2018 James Beard Foundation Finalists

Posted: 2018/03/15

The James Beard Foundation announced its 2018 Award Finalists for the Book, Restaurant and Chef, Media, and Restaurant Design categories on Wednesday, March 14. We are delighted to announce that this year’s finalists include three of our titles under the Book Award category, and two of our authors under the Restaurant and Chef Award category:

Full list of nominations here.

 

American

Homegrown: Cooking from My New England Roots

978-1-57965-674-4

Author: Matt Jennings; Publisher: Artisan

 

Vegetable-Focused Cooking

Six Seasons: A New Way with Vegetables

978-1-57965-631-7

Author: Joshua McFadden with Martha Holmberg; Publisher: Artisan

 

Health and Special Diets

Deepa’s Secrets: Slow Carb New Indian Cuisine

978-1-51071-898-2

Author: Deepa Thomas; Publisher: Skyhorse

 

Best Chef (New York City)

Ignacio Mattos, Chef: Estela

Author of Estela (978-1-57965-670-6; pub date Oct. 2, 2018; Publisher: Artisan)

 

Outstanding Restaurant & Outstanding Pastry Chef

Frank Stitt, Owner/Chef of Highlands Bar & Grill

Author of Frank Stitt’s Southern Table (978-1-57965-246-3; Publisher: Artisan) and Frank Stitt’s Bottega Favorita (978-1-57965-302-6; Publisher: Artisan)

 

The James Beard Foundation is a national not-for-profit organization based in New York City.  Named after the late James Beard—a champion of American cuisine—the foundation aims to continue his legacy by educating and mentoring generations of aspiring and professional chefs.  The theme of this year’s awards is RISE—to “celebrate the collective spirit of our community and the power of food.” The finalists were announced at a ceremony in Philadelphia on March 14.  Winners of the Book Awards will be announced on April 7, while winners of the Restaurant and Chef Awards will be announced at the James Beard Award Gala on Monday, May 7 in Chicago. Good luck to our finalists!


Homegrown

The next great debut cookbook from Artisan: Matt Jennings, multiple James Beard Award–nominated chef and owner of Townsman, named best restaurant by USA Today, Esquire, and Food & Wine, ...
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Six Seasons

Winner, James Beard Award for Best Book in Vegetable-Focused Cooking Named a Best Cookbook of the Year by the Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, Bon Appétit, Food Network Magazine, Every Day ...
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9781579656317 Hardback
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Deepa's Secrets

Winner of the 2018 James Beard Foundation Book Awards Winner of the World Gourmand Cookbook Awards Finalist for the IACP Awards Shortlisted for the NCIBA Book Awards, Best Cookbook A journey ...
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9781510718982 Hardback
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Estela

The much-anticipated debut from Esquire’s Chef of the Year, who runs one of the world’s 50 best restaurants
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9781579656706 Hardback
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Frank Stitt's Southern Table

R. W. Apple, Jr., of The New York Times credits third-generation Alabamian Frank Stitt with turning Birmingham into a "sophisticated, easygoing showplace of enticing, southern-accented cooking." ...
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Frank Stitt's Bottega Favorita

There are some places worth traveling to just for the food: Rome, Venice . . . and now, Birmingham, Italy. In this companion to his first, best-selling cookbook, the beloved Southern chef Frank ...
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