August 2nd | Christine Muhlke and Sue Chan show us how to create a consulting company that stands out.

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Awards Program

We recognize the best in the industry with our five awards channels. Learn about categories, submission deadlines, and past winners here.

2017 Conference

Next up: Louisville. 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.

Jul 26th - 26th, 2017 | Online

Speaker Series: Take Your Food Writing Skills Commercial

Learn how culinary expertise and writing skills can translate to work beyond magazines, newspapers, and editorial websites.

Aug 02nd - 02nd, 2017 | Online webinar

Building a Successful Food Consulting Business

Christine Muhlke and Sue Chan will show us how to build a business that stands out in the noise of other consultants and firms.

Aug 09th - 09th, 2017 | Online

Speaker Series: Visioning Your Next Project with Ari Weinzweig

A conversation with Ari about why visioning is key and how to follow a “recipe” for writing your own vision for your next project.

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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 Jul 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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Submit Your Ideas for 2018 Conference

June 20, 2017

Proposals for educational sessions are due July 15th.

Jacques Pépin to Headline PBS American Masters Series

May 25, 2017

Michele Redmond chats with fellow IACP member Barbara Pool Fenzel about her friendship with the celebrated chef.

Reinvention, or How Digital Media Knocked Down the Traditional Barriers to Entry

May 24, 2017

This digital world can sometimes feel oppressive and overwhelming, but it also has the ability to open up endless possibilities.

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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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