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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.

Jan 24th - 24th, 2018 | Online webinar

Protecting Your Recipes: Understanding the Nuts and Bolts of Copyrighting

Learn the basics of copyright protection and how it applies to recipes and what to do if you find another person or publication copying your recipes.

Feb 07th - 07th, 2018 | Online webinar

Guerilla Cookbook Marketing: How to Make an Impact in a Crowded Food Landscape

This session will cover how authors can devise their own marketing strategy without spending a fortune.

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

40th Anniversary IACP Conference

Our 2018 conference will explore the rich food scene of New York city, celebrate 40 years of IACP, and focus on how to best tell the story of food.

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Announcing the 2018 IACP Conference Scholarship Initiative

We're offering six scholarships to emerging and mid-career professionals to attend IACP conference.

Registration for 2018 IACP Annual Conference launches Nov. 6th

Join your fellow food professionals in NYC for three days of networking, education, and a 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 Jan 2018

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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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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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