2024 JBF Restaurant/Chef nominees, Humanitarian of the Year and Lifetime Achievement Award announced, EYBD Previews, and more

On April 3rd, James Beard announced the 2024 Restaurant and Chef Award nominees and the honorees of the Leadership Awards, Humanitarian of the Year Award, and Lifetime Achievement Award. Please see the James Beard link to see the nominees for each region.

Humanitarian of the Year Award goes to The LEE Initiative, an organization that promotes diversity, equity, and empowerment for employees within the restaurant industry. The LEE Initiative was founded by Edward Lee and Lindsey Ofcacek.

Ruth Reichl in Food and Country Foothill Productions – Eater

The 2024 Lifetime Achievement Award honoree is the inimitable writer, editor, novelist, and television personality Ruth Reichl.

Winners will be celebrated at the James Beard Restaurant and Chef Awards ceremony on Monday, June 10, 2024 at the Lyric Opera of Chicago. Tickets for the Restaurant and Chef Awards will be on sale starting April 9, 2024! For updates, visit JBF’s Awards page. The Restaurant and Chef Awards will be livestreamed on Eater on Monday, June 10.

Nominees for the James Beard Media Awards will be announced on April 30, 2024.

The last few weeks on Eat Your Books

Since our last roundup, Darcie has written these articles:

Darcie’s weekly food news antipasto is shared every Sunday and the tag #foodnews brings up these information-packed posts from the most current to the first one. Darcie can be followed on Instagram at darcie_bakes.

Jane has shared the following posts on new EYB features:

Since our last roundup, I have posted the following:

My Instagram is thecookbookjunkies.

Jenny and the EYB Team

Recently Indexed Titles

Our team of member and pro indexers are working hard indexing titles, both new and old. Below are just a few highlighted titles that were recently indexed. ckbk titles notated as such – for more information on ckbk see Jane’s post. Remember to view the most current indexed titles – they will always show up at the top of the EYB Library and your Bookshelf. Recent indexed magazines can be found here. For information on member indexing, please see this roundup with more details.

Member Photo of the Week

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Tamarind chicken wings from Flavour (page 65) by Sabrina Ghayour submitted by Member Maefleur

Featured Online Recipe

Indonesian potato omelette (Telur dadar kentang) from Food Wine Travel with Roberta by Roberta Muir

Add Food Wine Travel with Roberta to your Bookshelf for an additional 481 recipes.

Featured EYBD Preview Recipe

Souffle hotcakes (Funwari hottokeki) from A Day in Tokyo: Cook Eat Shop Drink by Brendan Liew and Caryn Ng

We currently have 7,559 EYBDigital Recipes indexed. All can be added to your Bookshelf.

EYBDigital Previews

Recently, we uploaded our 1,825th EYBDigital Preview where a selection of full sample pages are available including the titles below.

Learn more about EYBDigital Previews.

Note: All Preview recipes are indexed, whether the full book is indexed or not. Any Preview recipe can be added to your Bookshelf.

Cookbook Giveaways
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Be sure to enter these contests which are ending soon!

  • Enter our US/UK giveaway to win one of two copies of Butter Boy: Collected Stories and Recipes by Paul Flynn. Contest ends April 9th, 2024.
  • Enter our US/UK giveaway to win one of two copies of Irish Kitchen Cocktails: 60 Recipes You Can Make at Home with Everyday Equipment by Oisín Davis. Contest ends April 9th, 2024.
  • Enter our worldwide giveaway to win one copy of US version of The Secret of Cooking: Recipes for an Easier Life in the Kitchen by Bee Wilson. Contest ends April 16th, 2024.

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