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We've been honoring the best in cookbooks since 1986. Submissions for the 2018 awards cycle are due November 24th.

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Awards Program

We recognize the best in the industry with our four awards channels that honor cookbooks, digital media, food writing, and food photography.

2018 Conference

We'll be celebrating IACP's 40th anniversary in NYC. Join us for the smartest speakers, hottest topics, and networking opportunities galore.

Member Directory

Need advice? Check out the directory to find a fellow member who can help. The IACP community is all about support and connections.

Speaker Series

Take advantage of our rich library of presentations by industry leaders on the most relevant topics of the day.

Nov 8th - 8th, 2017 | Online webinar

The Language of Menus featuring: Darra Goldstein and Chef Mike Riley

Dive into the history, artistry, and strategy behind menus.

Feb 23rd - 25th, 2018 | New York, NY

40th Anniversary IACP Conference

Join us for a special celebration of 40 years of IACP.

Enter the 2018 IACP Cookbook and Food Media Awards

We're honoring the very best in cookbooks, digital media, food photography, and food writing.

Changes to the IACP Digital Media and Food Writing Awards

Learn about our new award categories and then submit your work.

Call for 2018 IACP Awards Judges

Apply to judge the IACP Cookbook, Digital Media, Food Photography, or Food Writing Awards.

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Featured Member Oct 2017

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Danette St. Onge

Cookbook author who calls Paris home. Her culinary role model? M.F.K. Fisher. Always in her kitchen? Extra-virgin olive oil.

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How I Started My Own Food-Focused Publishing Company

August 18, 2017

How one IACP member went from writing a blog, to self-publishing her first cookbook, to starting a publishing company.

Lessons I Have Learned as a Library Cooking Teacher

August 14, 2017

How "back to basics" cooking classes can empower people to create meals at home.

Submit Your Ideas for 2018 Conference

June 20, 2017

Proposals for educational sessions are due July 15th.

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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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Photography

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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