The IACP’s Culinary Classics Award honors books that have been published since 1945, that have passed the test of time, and made a significant contribution to the culinary world either as literature or as legacy. These books, then, represent our ever-growing Hall of Fame.

Award Winner Year

Culinary Classics

authentic mexican rick

WINNER

Authentic Mexican

by Rick Bayless

Jewish Cooking in America

WINNER

Jewish Cooking in America

by Joan Nathan

The Cake Bible

WINNER

The Cake Bible

by Rose Levy Beranbaum

How America Eats

WINNER

How America Eats

by Clementine Paddleford

Spoonbread

WINNER

Spoonbread and Strawberry Wine

by Norma Jean and Carole Darden