Books & Books invites you to join us as we commemorate The 2024 James Beard Foundation Media Award Winners!  The awards have been given to Cookbooks and other non-fiction food or beverage-related books that were published or distributed in the United States in 2023, as well as international titles with a 2023 U.S. copyright date.


Baking and Desserts
Dark Rye and Honey Cake by Regula Ysewijn (Weldon Owen)

Beverage with Recipes
Slow Drinks by Danny Childs (Hardie Grant North America)

Beverage without Recipes
Agave Spirits by Gary Paul Nabhan and David Suro Piñera  (W. W. Norton & Company)

Food Issues and Advocacy
Resilient Kitchens by Philip Gleissner and Harry Eli Kashdan (Rutgers University Press)

General
Start Here by Sohla El-Waylly (Alfred A. Knopf)

International
The World Central Kitchen Cookbook by José Andrés and World Central Kitchen with Sam Chapple-Sokol (Clarkson Potter)
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Literary Writing
The Migrant Chef by Laura Tillman (W. W. Norton & Company)

Reference, History, and Scholarship
White Burgers, Black Cash by Naa Oyo A. Kwate (University of Minnesota Press)

Restaurant and Professional
Fish Butchery by Josh Niland (Hardie Grant Books)

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Single Subject
Pasta Every Day by Meryl Feinstein (Hachette Book Group)

U.S. Foodways
Love Japan by Aaron Israel and Sawako Okochi with Gabriella Gershenson (Ten Speed Press)

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Vegetable-Focused Cooking
Tenderheart by Hetty Lui McKinnon (Alfred A. Knopf)
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Visuals
The Book of Sichuan Chili Crisp by Yudi Echevarria (Ten Speed Press)

Emerging Voice
Mayumu: Filipino American Desserts Remixed by Abi Balingit (HarperCollins)

Cookbook Hall of Fame
Pierre Thiam