James Beard Award Nominees and Winners 2020

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American Cooking

Cook Like a Local: Six Ingredients That Can Change How You Cook – and See the World by Chris Shepherd and Kaitlyn Goalen

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American Cooking

Jubilee: Recipes from Two Centuries of African-American Cooking by Toni Tipton-Martin

WINNER

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American Cooking

South: Essential Recipes and New Explorations by Sean Brock

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Baking and Desserts

Dappled: Baking Recipes for Fruit Lovers by Nicole Rucker

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Baking and Dessert

Living Bread: Tradition and Innovation in Artisan Bread Making by Daniel Leader and Lauren Chattman

WINNER

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Baking and Dessert

Pastry Love: A Baker’s Journal of Favorite Recipes by Joanne Chang

Beverage with Recipes

The NoMad Cocktail Book by Leo Robitschek

WINNER

Beverage without Recipes

Red & White: An Unquenchable Thirst for Wine by Oz Clarke

Beverage without Recipes

The World Atlas of Wine 8th Edition by Jancis Robinson and Hugh Johnson

WINNER

Reference, History and Scholarship

Gandhi’s Search for the Perfect Diet: Eating with the World in Mind by Nico Slate

Reference, History and Scholarship

The Whole Okra: A Seed to Stem Celebration by Chris Smith

WINNER

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International

Ethiopia: Recipes and Traditions from the Horn of Africa by Yohanis Gebreyesus and Jeff Koehler

WINNER

Writing

Notes from a Young Black Chef: A Memoir by Kwame Onwuachi

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Photography

American Sfoglino: A Master Class in Handmade Pasta by Evan Funke

WINNER

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Photography

Oaxaca: Home Cooking from the Heart of Mexico by Bianca Lopez – Photography by Quentin Bacon

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Restaurant and Professional

Dishoom: From Bombay with Love: Cookery Book and Highly Subjective Guide to Bombay with Map by Shamil Thakrar and Kavi Thakrar and Naved Nasir

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Restaurant and Professional

Eleven Madison Park: The Cookbook by Daniel Humm and Will Guidara

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Restaurant and Professional

The Whole Fish Cookbook: New Ways to Cook, Eat and Think by Josh Niland

WINNER and COOKBOOK OF THE YEAR

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Single Subject

Pasta Grannies: The Secrets of Italy’s Best Home Cooks by Vicky Bennison

WINNER

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Vegetable-Focused Cooking

Ruffage: A Practical Guide to Vegetables by Abra Berens

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Vegetable-Focused Cooking

Vegetables Illustrated: An Inspiring Guide with 700+ Kitchen-Tested Recipes by Cook’s Illustrated Magazine

Cookbook Hall of Fame:

Jancis Robinson