1997 James Beard Foundation Awards WINNERS

1997 James Beard Foundation Kitchenaid Book Awards

(Category Winners and Kitchenaid Cookbook Of The Year May 5, 1997)

Category: Baking and Desserts

Baking with Julia
Author: Dorie Greenspan
Publisher: William Morrow & Co.,Inc.
Editor: Ann Bramson (212) 261-6750 price: $40.00

Category: Foods Of The Americas

An American Place
Author: Larry Forgione
Publisher: William Morrow & Co., Inc.
Editor: Ann Bramson (212) 261-6761
Price: $30.00

Category: Fruits & Vegetables

Chez Panisse Vegetables
Author: Alice Waters
Publisher: Harper Collins
Editor: Susan Friedland (212) 207-7697
Price: $35.00

Category: General

Recipes 1-2-3
Author: Rozanne Gold
Publisher: Viking
Editor: Dawn Drzal (212) 366-2000
Price: $22.95

Category: Healthy Focus

Moosewood Restaurant
Low-Fat Favorites
Authors: The Moosewood Collective
Publisher: Clarkson Potter/Publishers
Editor: Pam Krauss (212) 572-6168
Price: Hardcover $32.50/Paperback $22.00

Category: International

Patricia Wells At Home In Provence
Author: Patricia Wells
Publisher: Scribner
Editor: Maria Guarnaschelli
(212) 632-4935
Price: $40.00

Category: Italian

La Cucina Ciciliana Di Gangivecchio
Authors: Wanda & Giovanna Tornabene
with Michele Evans
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
Editor: Helen Adams (212) 572-2299
Price: $35.00

Category: Reference and Food Guides

Steven Jenkins Cheese Primer
Author: Steven Jenkins
Publisher: Workman Publishing
Editor: Deborah K. Delosa (212) 614-7705
Price: $16.95

Category: Single Subject

The Pasta Bible
Authors: Christian Teubner, Silvio Rizzi,
Tan Lee Leng
Publisher: Penguin Studio
Editor: Michael Fragnito (212) 366-2000
Price: $29.95

Category: Special Occasions

Seasons Of The Vineyard
Authors: Robert Mondavi, Margrit Biever Mondavi, Carolyn Dille
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Editor: Victoria Meyer (212) 698-7530
Price: $40.00

Category: Vegetarian/ Fruits & Vegetables

1000 Vegetarian Recipes
Author: Carol Gelles
Publisher: Macmillan Usa
Editor: Justin Schwartz (212) 654-8664
Price: $29.95

Category: Wine & Spirits

Exploring Wine:
Cia Complete Guide To Wines
Author: Stephen Kolpan, Brian H. Smith and Michael Weiss
Publisher: Van Nostrand and Reinhold
Editor: Melissa Rosanti (212) 780-6145
Price: $49.95

Category: Writing On Food

The Life and Lore Of A Noble Fruit
Author: Mort Rosenblum
Publisher: Farrar, Starus and Giroux/
North Point Press
Editor: Pete Miller (212) 206-5324
Price: $25.00

Category: Best Food Photography

Lorenza's Pasta
Photographers: Gus Filgate
Author: Lorenza De'medici
Publisher: Clarkson Potter/Publishers
Editor: Lenny Allen (212) 572-6191
Price: $40.00


1997 James Beard Foundation and Interior Design Magazine
Restaurant Design and Graphics Awards

Outstanding Restaurant Design

For The Best Restaurant Design Or Renovation Since January 1, 1994

Designers: Roger Ferris,
Richard Munday, Robert Parisot
Design Firm: Ferris Architects
Address: 90 Post Road East
Westport, Ct 06880
Telephone: 203-222-4848
Project: Paci Restaurant
Address: 96 Station Street
Southport, Ct 06490

Outstanding Restaurant Graphics
For The Best Restaurant Graphics Executed Since January 1, 1994

Designer: Tracy Moon
Design Firm: Aerial
Address: 58 Federal
San Francisco, Ca 94107
Telephone: 415-957-9761
Project: Lenox Room
Address: 1278 Third Avenue
New York, Ny 10021


1997 James Beard Foundation Electronic Media Awards
For Shows On Food and Beverage Aired In 1996
(Winners Announced May 5, 1997)

Best National Television Cooking Show

Host: Julia Child
"Baking with Julia"
Network/Station: Pbs
Executive Producers:
Geoffrey Drummond &
Nat Katzman

Best National Television Cooking Segment

Host: Jacques Pepin
"Jacques Pepin's Kitchen: Cooking with Claudine"
Network/Station: Kqed,
San Francisco, Ca
Executive Producer: Peter L. Stein

Best Local Television Cooking Show Or Segment

Host: Steve Dolinsky
"Good Eating"
Network/Station: Cltv,
Oak Brook, Il
Executive Producer: Steve Dolinsky

Best Television Food Journalism

Journalist: Jancis Robinson
"Jancis Robinson's Wine Course"
Network/Station: Wedh, Hartford, Ct
Executive Producers: Jancis Robinson
Air Dates: April 1, 1996

Best Radio Show On Food

Host: Laurann Claridge
"Food Talk with Laurann Claridge"
Network/Station: Kprc,
Houston Tx
Executive Producer: Mike O'brien


1997 James Beard Foundation Journalism Awards
For Articles On Food, Beverage and Nutrition Published In 1996

(Winners Announced May 2, 1997)

Magazine Writing On Diet Nutrition & Health

Journalist: Peter Jaret
Eating Well Magazine
Article:"Hyper Links"
Publication Date: Nov./Dec. 1996

Newspaper Writing On Diet Nutrition & Health

Journalist: Barbara Durbin
The Oregonian
Article:"To Wash Or Not To Wash"
Publication Date: Nov. 12, 1996

Magazine Feature Writing with Recipes

Journalist: Margo True
Gourmet Magazine
Article: "Inside The Cia'"
Publication Date: Oct. 1996

Newspaper Feature Writing with Recipes

Journalist: Jim Auchmutey
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Article: "Cast In Memory"
Publication Date: Apr. 25, 1996

Magazine Feature Writing without Recipes

Journalist: Michele Anna Jordon
San Francisco Focus
Article: "Serving Werner Herzog's Shoe"
Publication Date: Aug. 1996

Newspaper Feature Writing without Recipes

Journalist: Robert Andrew Powell
Miami News Times
Article: "Eat Early, Eat Cheap"
Publication Date: Apr. 25, 1996

Newspaper News Reporting

Journalist: Russ Parsons
Los Angeles Times
Article: "Toward A More
Oeeatable' Nectarine"
Publication Date: July 25, 1996

Magazine Restaurant Review Or Critique

Journalist: Alan Richman

Newspaper Restaurant Review Or Critique

Journalist: S. Irene Virbila
Los Angeles Times

Magazine Series

Journalist: Jane and Michael Stern
Gourmet Magazine
Name Of Series: "Two For The Road"
Publication Date: June, Aug, Dec., 1996

Newspaper Series

Journalist: Laurie Ochoa
Los Angeles Times
Name Of Series: "Taking Her Revolution Beyond The Kitchen", "Scenes From The Revolution", "The Chez Panisse Years"
Publication Date: Aug. 22, 1996

Magazine Writing On Spirits, Wine & Beer

Journalist: Richard Nalley
Article: "Social Drinking"
Publication Date: Sep., Oct. 1996

Newspaper Writing On Spirits, Wine & Beer

Journalist: David Shaw
Los Angeles Times Magazine
Article: "99 Bottles Of Wine On The Block. 99 Bottles Of Wine --Take One Down, Sell It Around, 98 Bottles Of Wine On The Block"
Publication Dates: Jan. 21, 1996

M.F.K. Fisher Distinguished Writing Award

Journalist: Alan Richman
Article: "Oeas Long As There's A Moishe's, There'll Always Be A Montreal'"
Publication Date: May, 1996


1997 James Beard Foundation/Perrier-JouËT
Restaurant Awards

(Winners Annouced May 5, 1997)

Farberware Millennium Cookware Outstanding Chef Award
The Working Chef In America Whose Career Has Set National Industry Standards and Who
Has Served As An Inspiration To Other Food Professionals. Must Have Been A Working Chef For The Past Five Years.

Thomas Keller
The French Laundry
6640 Washington Street
Yountville, Ca 94559

Perrier Outstanding Restaurant Award
The Restaurant In The U.S. That Serves As A National Standard Bearer Of Consistency Of
Quality and Excellence In Food, Atmosphere and Service. Restaurant Must Have Been In Operation For The Past Ten Years.

Union Square Cafe
Owner: Danny Meyer
Chef: Michael Romano
21 E. 16th Street
New York, Ny 10003

Best New Restaurant Award
A Restaurant Opened In 1996 That Already Displays Excellence
In Food, Beverage and Service and Is Likely To Make A Significant Impact In Years To Come.

Rose Pistola
Owner: Reed Hearon
Chef: Scot Warner
532 Columbus Avenue
San Francisco, Ca 94133

Perrier-Jouët Rising Star Chef Of The Year
A Chef, Age 30 Or Younger, Who Displays An Impressive Talent and Who Is Likely To Make A Significant Industry Impact In Years To Come.

Michael Mina
252 California Street
San Francisco, Ca 94111

Cafe De Columbia Outstanding Pastry Chef Award
A Chef Or Baker Who Prepares Desserts, Pastries Or Breads Who Serves As A National
Standard Bearer Of Excellence. Must Have Been A Pastry Chef Or Baker For The Past Five Years.

Richard Leach
Park Avenue Cafe
100 E. 63rd Street
New York, Ny 10021

Perrier-Jouët America's Best Chefs
Chefs Who Have Set New Or Consistent Standards Of Excellence In Their Respective Regions. Chef May Be From Any Kind Of Dining Establishment
and Must Have Been A Working Chef For At Least Five Years. The Three Most Recent Years Must Have Been Spent In The Region Where Chef Is Presently Working.

Perrier-Jouët Best American Chef: California

Hubert Keller
Fleur De Lys
777 Sutter Street
San Francisco, Ca 94109

Perrier-Jouët Best American Chef: Mid-Atlantic

Susanna Foo
Susanna Foo
1512 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, Pa 19120

Perrier-Jouët Best American Chef: Midwest

Roland Liccioni
Le Francais
269 S. Milwaukee Avenue
Wheeling, Il 60090

Gabino Sotelino
2300 Lincoln Plaza West
Chicago, Il 60614

Perrier-Jouët Best American Chef: New York City

Charles Palmer
34 East 61st Street
New York, Ny 10022

Perrier-Jouët Best American Chef: Northeast

Jody Adams
The Charles Hotel
1 Bennett St.
Cambridge, Ma 02138

Perrier-Jouët Best American Chef: Northwest

Jeem Han Lock
Wild Ginger
1400 Western Avenue
Seattle, Wa 98101

Perrier-Jouët Best American Chef: Southeast

Norman Van Aken
21 Almeria Avenue
Coral Gables, Fl 33134

Perrier-Jouët Best American Chef: Southwest

George Mahaffey
Restaurant At Little Nell
675 E. Durant Street
Aspen, Co 81611

Hudson Valley Foie Gras Outstanding Wine Service Award
A Restaurant That Displays and Encourages Excellence In Wine Service Through A Well-Presented Wine List,
Knowledgeable Staff and Efforts To Educate Customers About Wine. Restaurant Must Have Been In Operation At Least Five Years.

The Four Seasons
99 East 52nd Street
New York, Ny 10022

Hudson Valley Foie Gras Outstanding Wine and Spirits Professional Award
A Winemaker, Brewer Or Spirits Professional Who Has Made Significant
National Impact In The Wine and Spirits Industry. Must Have Been In Profession At Least Five Years.

Zelma Long
Simi Winery
16275 Healdsburg Avenue
Healdsburg, Ca 95448

Mastercard Outstanding Service Award
A Restaurant Who Demonstrates High Standards
Of Hospitality and Service. Must Have Been In Operation For The Past Five Years.

Inn At Little Washington
Reinhardt Lynch
Patrick O'connell
Middle & Main Street
Washington, Va 22747

Humanitarian of the Year Award
Alice Waters
Advocate of local, sustainable agriculture, community sense, and for understanding and respect for the earth

Project: Edible Schoolyard
Owner: Chez Panisse , Berkeley, CA

Lifetime Acheivement Award
Joe Baum

Preeminent restaurateur, who helped define the modern American restaurant industry
Owner: The Rainbow Room and Windows on the World Preeminent restaurateur, who helped define the modern American restaurant industry

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