Guild of Food Writers Award Shortlist

Short List Summary:

Cookery Book of the Year Award

Willie Harcourt-Cooze, Willie’s Chocolate Bible (published by Hodder & Stoughton)

Diana Henry, Food from Plenty (published by Mitchell Beazley)

Yotam Ottolenghi, Plenty (published by Ebury Press)

Caroline and Robin Weir, Ice Creams, Sorbets and Gelati: The Definitive Guide (published by Grub Street)

Derek Cooper Award for Campaigning and Investigative Food Writing or Broadcasting

Stefan Gates, Stefan Gates on E Numbers (published by Conran Octopus)

BBC Radio 4’s The Food Programme: The Fruit Industry presented by Sheila Dillon

BBC One’s The Great British Waste Menu (produced by Optomen Television)

Evelyn Rose Award for Cookery Journalist of the Year

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall with Debora Robertson, for work published in The Guardian’s Weekend magazine

Diana Henry, for work published in The Sunday Telegraph’s Stella magazine

Mark Hix, for work published in The Independent

Food Book of the Year Award

Mark Diacono, A Taste of the Unexpected (published by Quadrille)

Patricia Michelson, Cheese (published by Jacqui Small)

Lindy Wildsmith, Cured (published by Jacqui Small)

Food Broadcast of the Year Award

BBC Two’s E Numbers: An Edible Adventure presented by Stefan Gates (produced by Plum Pictures)

BBC One’s The Great British Waste Menu (produced by Optomen Television)

BBC Radio 4’s The Food Programme: Pop-up London presented by Sheila Dillon and Tim Hayward

Food Journalist of the Year Award

Felicity Cloake, for work published in Fire & Knives and The Guardian

Tim Hayward, for work published in Fire & Knives and on The Observer’s Word of Mouth blog

Christopher Hirst, for work published in The Independent

Jeremy Round Award for Best First Book

Ghillie James, Jam, Jelly & Relish (published by Kyle Cathie)

Stevie Parle, My Kitchen: Real Food From Near and Far (published by Quadrille)

Niki Segnit, The Flavour Thesaurus (published by Bloomsbury Publishing)

Kate Whiteman Award for Work on Food and Travel

Josceline Dimbleby, Orchards in the Oasis (published by Quadrille)

Sybil Kapoor, for work published in The Spectator: Scoff, Caterer and Hotelkeeper and House & Garden

Jamie Oliver, Jamie Does … (published by Michael Joseph)

Michael Smith Award for Work on British Food

Mark Hix, Hix Oyster and Chop House (published by Quadrille)

Sybil Kapoor, for work published in Country Life

John Wright, River Cottage Handbook: Hedgerow (published by Bloomsbury Publishing)

Miriam Polunin Award for Work on Healthy Eating

BBC Radio 4’s The Food Programme: Sugar and the Soda Tax presented by Sheila Dillon

BBC Two’s E Numbers: An Edible Adventure presented by Stefan Gates (produced by Plum Pictures)

Valerie Twomey, Truly Tasty (published by Atrium)

New Media of the Year Award

Felicity Cloake, for work published on The Observer’s Word of Mouth blog

Katy Salter, for work published on www.pinchofsaltlondon.com

Oliver Thring, for work published on The Observer’s Word of Mouth blog

Restaurant Reviewer of the Year Award

Richard McComb, for work published in The Birmingham Post

Matthew Norman, for work published in The Daily Telegraph

Marina O’Loughlin, for work published in Metro and Fire & Knives

THE GUILD OF FOOD WRITERS AWARDS

The Guild of Food Writers Awards were established in 1996, to be presented annually in recognition of outstanding achievement in any area in which food writers work and have influence. The awards are the only ones judged entirely by professional food writers, journalists and editors.

THE GUILD OF FOOD WRITERS

The Guild of Food Writers was founded 27 years ago, and is a professional association of food and cookery writers, journalist, broadcasters and editors in theUKand abroad, with a membership numbering over 400.

www.gfw.co.uk

You can follow the Guild on Twitter: twitter.com/guildfoodwriter.

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