2009 Beard Award Recipients @ MCL

Earlier this month, chefs, restaurateurs, architects, journalists, authors, and others were honored at “the nation’s most prestigious recognition program honoring professionals in the food and beverage industries,” the James Beard Foundation Awards. The JBF Awards were first referred to as “the Oscars of the food world,” by Time magazine.
MCL’s collection includes several of the 2009 JBF Book Award winners available for you to check out and enjoy. Whether you are a culinary wizard, a beginner in the kitchen, or simply a dedicated fan of food and culture, these award-winning books are worth a look:
Note: Clicking on the titles below will take you into the MCL Catalog for additional information about each book.

Cookbook of the Year Category &
Single Subject Category
by Jennifer McLagan

American Cooking Category
by Martha Hall Foose

Baking and Dessert Category
by Shirley O. Corriher
Cooking from a Professional Point of View Category
by Grant Achatz

General Cooking Category
by Mark Bittman

Healthy Focus Category
by Ellie Krieger

Reference & Scholarship Category
by Karen Page

Writing & Literature Category
by Michael Pollan

Bon appétit!
Anna, Hopewell Branch


  1. Yummy! Nice topic & a great list. Can't wait to check them out...


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