James Beard Award Winners

The James Beard Foundation Awards were given out at a celebrity-chef studded event last night.

The full list of all the Awards is available at the Foundation’s Web site.

The Cookbook of the Year (as well as winner for the Single Subject category), is:

Fat: An Appreciation of a Misunderstood Ingredient, with Recipes
Jennifer McLagan
Price: $32.50
Hardcover: 240 pages
Publisher: Ten Speed Press – (2008-09-01)
ISBN-10: 1580089356
ISBN-13: 9781580089357

You gotta love this quote from the winner in the Outstanding Chef category, Dan Barber (Blue Hill restaurant, NYC),

I remember telling my father, I want to be a chef. He said, why? I said, I love food. He said, I love books, but I don’t read for a living…

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