The James Beard Foundation Awards recognize culinary professionals for excellence and achievement in their field. The Awards are presented by the James Beard Foundation, a not-for-profit charitable organization dedicated to furthering the appreciation and practice of fine food and beverage.
The IACP (International Association of Culinary Professionals) Cookbook Awards annually celebrate the year's most outstanding food and beverage publications. The awards program was created to encourage and promote quality and creativity in cookbook writing and publishing and to expand awareness of culinary literature.
These awards honor works that have significantly altered the way we think about food and contributed to the field of culinary literature.