Enter the 2018 IACP Cookbook and Food Media Awards

Each year IACP honors the very best in cookbooks and food media, including photography, journalism, blogs, audio, video, and social media. Previous winners have included the New York Times, Dorie Greenspan, Yotam Ottolenghi, J. Kenji L√≥pez-Alt, Whole Foods, and Food & Wine magazine, among many others. Our award winners will be announced at the 40th anniversary IACP conference in New York, NY on February 25th, 2018. We’ve added new categories to some of our award tracks this year. Read on to find out more!

Our awards are open to the public. Submissions for the Cookbook Awards are due November 24, 2017. Submissions for all other awards categories are due January 12, 2018. Please contact Shani Phelan at shani@iacp.com with any questions about our awards.

IACP Cookbook Awards (CBA)

Award categories:
Baking: Savory or Sweet
Chefs and Restaurants
Children, Youth, & Family
Culinary Travel
First Book: Julia Child Award
Food Matters
Food Photography & Styling
Health & Special Diet
Literary or Historical Food Writing
Reference and Technical
Single Subject
Wine, Beer, or Spirits

2017 CBA Winners | CBA FAQ | Submission Guidelines | Judging Process
Submit to the Cookbook Awards

IACP Digital Media Awards (DMA):

Award categories:
Best Personal Food Instagram
Best Corporate Food Instagram
*New category* Best Independent TV or Video Series
*New category* Best Corporate TV or Video Series
Best Individual Blog
Best Group Blog
Best Culinary Website
*New category* Best Narrative Marketing Campaign
Best Podcast or Radio Show
Best Single Food-Focused Video or Feature Film

2017 DMA Winners | DMA FAQ | Submission Guidelines | Judging Process
Submit to the Digital Media Awards

IACP Food Photography Awards (FPA):

Our categories:
Best Editorial/Personal Food Photography
Best Commercial Food Photograph
Best Food Styling in an Editorial/Personal Food Photograph
Best Food Styling in a Commercial Food Photograph

2017 FPA Winners | FPA FAQ | Submission Guidelines | Judging Process
Submit to the Food Photography Awards

IACP Food Writing Awards (FWA):

Our categories:
Best Beverage-Focused Column
Best Culinary Travel Writing
Best Food-Focused Column
Best Instructional Writing on Food or Beverage (with recipes)
Narrative Beverage Writing (with or without recipes)
Narrative Food Writing (with or without recipes)
Personal Essays/Memoir Writing
*New category* Publication of the Year (circulation less than 300,000)
*New category* Publication of the Year (circulation more than 300,000)

2017 FWA Winners | FWA FAQ | Submission Guidelines | Judging Process
Submit to the Food Writing Awards

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