Our Seven ‘22 James Beard Award Winners


This year’s James Beard Foundation Awards winners in the Book, Broadcast Media, and Journalism categories were announced on Saturday, June 11 at an awards ceremony in Chicago. Penguin Random House publications received five awards, four of them published by Clarkson Potter and Ten Speed Press, as well as one from Avery.

Francis Lam, photo © Nate Ryan

Our colleague Francis Lam, VP & Editor in Chief, Clarkson Potter, won two Journalism Awards.

Our Book Award Winners

Beverage with Recipes

THE WAY OF THE COCKTAIL: Japanese Traditions, Techniques, and Recipes by Julia Momosé with Emma Janzen (Clarkson Potter)


COOKING AT HOME: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying About Recipes (And Love My Microwave) by David Chang and Priya Krishna (Clarkson Potter)


IN BIBI’S KITCHEN: The Recipes and Stories of Grandmothers from the Eight African Countries that Touch the Indian Ocean by Hawa Hassan with Julia Turshen (Ten Speed Press)

Restaurant and Professional

MISTER JIU’S IN CHINATOWN: Recipes and Stories from the Birthplace of Chinese American Food by Brandon Jew and Tienlon Ho (Ten Speed Press)

Vegetable-Focused Cooking

THE KOREAN VEGAN COOKBOOK: Reflections and Recipes From Omma’s Kitchen
by Joanne Lee Molinaro (Avery)

Our Journalism Award Winners

Dining and Travel

“Right Around the Corner” by Francis Lam, Condé Nast Traveler

MFK Fisher Distinguished Writing Award

“Right Around the Corner” by Francis Lam, Condé Nast Traveler

Toni Tipton Martin, author of the James Beard Award winner JUBILEE: Recipes from Two Centuries of African American Cooking (Clarkson Potter), which Francis Lam edited, presented the MFK Fisher Distinguished Writing Award.

Our congratulations to Mr. Lam as well as our authors, editors, and publishers.

View the complete list of 2022 James Beard Award winners here.

Posted: June 13, 2022