Our 2017 James Beard Books and Media Award Winners

JamesBeardFoundationLogoTnailThe annual James Beard Foundation Books, Broadcast and Journalism Awards were held Tuesday night in New York City. Ten Speed Press and Clarkson Potter won a combined seven awards, including the James Beard Book of the Year, which went to Clarkson Potter’s VICTUALS by Ronni Lundy, from Senior Editor Francis Lam. Francis also went home with two journalism awards of his own.  

Book of the Year

VICTUALS by Ronni Lundy (Clarkson Potter)

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VICTUALS by Ronni Lundy (Clarkson Potter)


SMUGGLER’S COVE by Martin Cate with Rebecca Cate (Ten Speed Press)


TASTE & TECHNIQUE by Naomi Pomeroy, photography by Chris Court (Ten Speed Press)


Francis Lam, “Eat”; “A Haitian Grandmother’s Home-Cooked Porridge”; “Kimchi Fried Rice, Korean Comfort Food”; and “Casa Calamari,” The New York Times Magazine (Senior Editor, Clarkson Potter)

Food and Culture

Shane Mitchell, “A Last Dinner in the Jungle,” Roads & Kingdoms (Far Afield, Ten Speed Press)


Francis Lam, “Recipes with Roots: The True Meaning of Turkey,” Cooking Light

(Senior Editor, Clarkson Potter)

Congratulations to all of our award winners and the publishing teams at Clarkson Potter and Ten Speed Press.

View the complete list of James Beard Foundation Media Award winners here.

The Chef and Restaurants James Beard Foundation awards will be announced in Chicago on Monday, May 1.

Posted: April 27, 2017