The International Association of Culinary Professionals recently met in Chicago for the group's annual conference.
As part of the conference, members attended the 36th annual IACP Awards honoring cookbook writers, journalists, digital media personnel and other culinary professionals.
The International Association of Culinary Professionals got its start in 1978 and has members from various countries. The group's annual conference features educational and social opportunities where attendees can participate in workshops, lectures, culinary tours, cooking classes, information fairs and more.
During the IACP Awards held on March 15 this year, winners were honored in a variety of categories.
The following is a list of some of the winners:
Baking: Savory or Sweet: "The Art of French Pastry" by Jacquy Pfeiffer, founder of The French Pastry School in Chicago
American: "The Lee Bros. Charleston Kitchen" by Matt Lee and Ted Lee
Children, Youth and Family: "Chop Chop: The Kids' Guide to Cooking Real Food with Your Family"
Culinary Travel: "The Perfect Meal" by John Baxter
Literary Food Writing: "One Souffle At A Time," by Anne Willan and Amy Friedman
Single Subject: "Mast Brothers Chocolate: A Family Cookbook" by Rick Mast and Michael Mast
E-Cookbook: "The Journey" by Katy Sparks, Alex Raij, Maneet Chauhan, Rita Sodi and Kathleen Squires
Culinary Classics Awards:
"The Art of Mexican Cooking" by Diana Kennedy; "Invitation to Indian Cookery" by Madhur Jaffrey; "Betty Crocker's Cookbook"; "The Moosewood Cookbook" by Mollie Katzen; "The Silver Palate Cookbook" by Julee Rosso and Sheila Lukins.
Best Culinary Website:
Saveur.com, Saveur, designed by James Oseland and Helen Rosner
Culinary Audio Series: Alton Brown, "The Alton Browncast"
Lifetime Achievement Award: Shirley Corriher