James Beard 2012 Award Winners – Full List

James Beard 2012 Award Winners - Full ListThe James Beard Foundation just hosted their awards ceremony last night. There’s a long list of winners (check them out below or click here. The ceremony took place at Avery Fisher Hall in New York. Good Eats veteran and Iron Chef America Host, Alton Brown, officiated. Earlier in the evening he participated in lighting the Empire State Building in James Beard’s favorite colors, to mark the event.

Friday saw the announcement of the book, broadcast, and journalism awards. Nathan Myrhvold’s seminal work Modernist Cuisine (at $550 not cheap but drop dead gorgeous) deservedly won Cookbook of the Year. Michael Ruhlman won in the General Cooking category for Ruhlman’s Twenty. Food52 and Gastronomica won for Publication of the Year.

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