NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) today announces the finalists for their esteemed awards, including the Cookbook Awards, Bert Greene Awards, and Digital Media Awards. IACP's awards program, which has been in place for 28 years, honors the innovative work of food and culinary thought leaders throughout the world.
"This year's finalists represent some of the brightest and most forward-thinking leaders whose work will have a lasting impression, influencing from what we eat and drink to how we cook and connect through food," said Meredith Deeds, Chief Executive Officer of IACP.
Today's announcement includes finalists for the following:
- Cookbook Awards: The gold standard among cookbook awards, IACP's Cookbook Awards have been presented for more than 25 years to promote quality and creativity in writing and publishing and to expand the public's awareness of culinary literature.
- Bert Greene Awards: IACP's Bert Greene Awards honor excellence in food journalism and are named after Bert Greene (1923-1988), a nationally renowned cooking teacher and writer.
- Digital Media Awards: Honoring excellence and trendsetters in traditional and emerging communications technologies, IACP's Digital Media Awards include culinary blogs, video, audio, and other digital forms.
For a complete list of this year's awards finalists, please click here.
Winners will be announced during IACP's 36th annual conference in Chicago on Saturday, March 15, 2014 as part of the awards luncheon and reception. For additional conference information and to register, click here.
Founded in 1978, IACP connects culinary professionals with the people, places, and knowledge they need to succeed. IACP boasts members from more than two dozen countries and serves as the leading forum for culinary professionals from all backgrounds. The only culinary organization of its kind, IACP is a crossroads where everyone can meet to share experiences and expertise, in ways that lead to unparalleled growth and learning.