Martha Stewart and Sean Brock Among This Year’s James Beard Media Awards Winners

Winners Dave Arnold and Sean Brock.
Winners Dave Arnold and Sean Brock. Photo: James Beard Foundation/Instagram

On Friday, the James Beard Foundation held its annual Book, Broadcast, and Journalism Awards, and the winners include Dan Barber (for his book The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food), Martha Stewart (for her television program Martha Stewart’s Cooking School), Yucatán (Cookbook of the Year), and even Grub Street (Group Food Blog!). Check out the full list of honorees here:

2015 James Beard Foundation Book Awards
For books published in English in 2014.

Cookbook of the Year:
Yucatán: Recipes From a Culinary Expedition
David Sterling
(University of Texas Press)

Cookbook Hall of Fame:
Barbara Kafka

American Cooking:
Sean Brock

Baking and Dessert:
Flavor Flours: A New Way to Bake With Teff, Buckwheat, Sorghum, Other Whole & Ancient Grains, Nuts & Non-Wheat Flours
Alice Medrich

Liquid Intelligence: The Art and Science of the Perfect Cocktail
Dave Arnold
(W. W. Norton & Company)

Cooking From a Professional Point of View:
Bar Tartine: Techniques & Recipes
Nicolaus Balla and Cortney Burns
(Chronicle Books)

Focus on Health:
Cooking Light Mad Delicious: The Science of Making Healthy Food Taste Amazing
Keith Schroeder
(Oxmoor House)

General Cooking:
The Kitchn Cookbook: Recipes, Kitchens & Tips to Inspire Your Cooking
Faith Durand and Sara Kate Gillingham
(Clarkson Potter)

Yucatán: Recipes From a Culinary Expedition
David Sterling
(University of Texas Press)

In Her Kitchen: Stories and Recipes From Grandmas Around the World
Gabriele Galimberti
(Clarkson Potter)

Reference and Scholarship:
Butchering Poultry, Rabbit, Lamb, Goat, and Pork: The Comprehensive Photographic Guide to Humane Slaughtering and Butchering
Adam Danforth
(Storey Publishing)

Single Subject:
Bitter: A Taste of the World’s Most Dangerous Flavor, With Recipes
Jennifer McLagan
(Ten Speed Press)

Vegetable-Focused and Vegetarian:
At Home in the Whole Food Kitchen: Celebrating the Art of Eating Well
Amy Chaplin
(Roost Books)

Writing and Literature:
The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food
Dan Barber
(Penguin Press)

2015 James Beard Foundation Broadcast and New Media Awards
Presented by Lenox Tableware and Gifts
For television, webcast, and radio programs aired in 2014.

“The Feed” Podcast
Hosts: Rick Bayless and Steve Dolinsky
Producers: Matt Cunningham and Steve Dolinsky
Airs on:

Radio Show/Audio Webcast:
“Hidden Kitchens World”
Producers: The Kitchen Sisters (Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva)
Airs on: NPR

Food Chains
Host: Forest Whitaker
Director: Sanjay Rawal
Producers: Hamilton Fish, Smriti Keshari, Eva Longoria, Sanjay Rawal, and Eric Schlosser
Airs on: iTunes and Netflix

Television Program, in Studio or Fixed Location:
Martha Stewart’s Cooking School
Host: Martha Stewart
Producers: Greta Anthony, Kimberly Miller Olko, Martha Stewart, Calia Brencsons-Van Dyk, and Lisa Wagner
Airs on: PBS

Television Program, On-Location:
The Mind of a Chef
Host: Anthony Bourdain
Producers: ​Jared Andrukanis, Anthony Bourdain, Joe Caterini, Chris Collins, Michael Steed, and Lydia Tenaglia
Airs on: PBS

Television Segment:
CBS This Morning’s “The Dish”
Host: Anthony Mason and Vinita Nair
Producers: Brian Applegate, Greg Mirman, and Marci Waldman
Airs on: CBS

Video Webcast, Fixed Location and/or Instructional:
Host: Grant Lee Crilly and Chris Young
Producer: Richard B. Wallace
Airs on:

Video Webcast, On-Location:
Host: Liza de Guia
Producer: Liza de Guia
Airs on:

Visual and Technical Excellence:
Wall of Fire: A ChefSteps Story
Director: Sandy Smolan
Photographer and Editor: Reva Keller
Airs on:

Outstanding Personality/Host:
Host: Ina Garten
Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics
Airs on: Food Network

2015 James Beard Foundation Journalism Awards
For articles published in English in 2014.

Dining and Travel:
The India Issue
The editors of Saveur

Food and Culture:
“The Toxic, Abusive, Addictive, Supportive, Codependent Relationship Between Chefs and Yelpers”
Rebecca Flint Marx
San Francisco magazine

Food and Health:
“Against the Grain”
Michael Specter
The New Yorker

Food-Related Columns:
Tamar Haspel
The Washington Post

Food Coverage in a General-Interest Publication:
The editors of GQ

Food Politics, Policy, and the Environment:
“The Quinoa Quarrel: Who Owns the World’s Greatest Superfood?”
Lisa M. Hamilton
Harper’s with the Food & Environment Reporting Network

Group Food Blog:
Grub Street

Home Cooking:
“Cabbage Craft”
Kathy Gunst

“Giving & Thanking”
Ben Schott with the Bon Appétit editors
Bon Appétit

Individual Food Blog:
Molly Wizenberg

Personal Essay:
“Life in Chains: Finding Home at Taco Bell”
John DeVore

“Élite Meat”
Dana Goodyear
The New Yorker

Publication of the Year

Visual Storytelling
Gillian Duffy
New York

Wine, Spirits, and Other Beverages:
“Into the Vines”
Gabrielle Hamilton

Craig Claiborne Distinguished Restaurant Review Award:
“Artisanal-Everything Roberta’s Defies the Stereotypes,” “Once an Icon, Per Se is Showing its Age,” “Six Reasons Why Cosme is One of NYC’s Most Relevant New Restaurants”
Ryan Sutton

MFK Fisher Distinguished Writing Award:
“Life in Chains: Finding Home at Taco Bell”
John DeVore

Martha Stewart and Sean Brock Among This Year’s James Beard Media Awards