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Cookbook and Food Media Awards are now closed

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IACP Award Winners to Receive Free Memberships

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New Speaker Series Track

Our new educational track, "The Boss of Me", will feature successful freelancers and entrepreneurs.

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Raquel Pelzel

Cookbook author, chef, recipe developer. Loves toast (the subject of her latest book). Lives in Brooklyn, NY. IACP member since 2012.

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IACP Awards

Our IACP Awards honor exemplary members of the culinary profession in all kinds of sectors!

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Cookbook Awards

The IACP Cookbook Awards honor the authors, publishers, and other contributors behind the best of cookbooks published each year.

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Food Writing

The Food Writing Awards honor excellence in digital and printed food journalism.

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Digital Media

These awards honor traditional and emerging communications technologies, including culinary blogs, television, video, audio, and more.

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The Photography Awards honor the best photographers and food stylists in the business.

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Culinary Classics

These awards honor works that have significantly altered the way we think about food and contributed to the field of culinary literature.

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Trailblazer Awards

These honorees are chosen for their passion and impact in the food community.

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The Culinary Trust

The Culinary Trust gives youth and professionals the education, resources and opportunities needed to understand and act on critical issues in food.

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