HURRAH! Cathy Barrow, Cynthia Glover, Aviva Goldfarb, Pati Jinich, Michelle Pouteaux, Nora Pouillon, Amy Riolo and Susan Soorenko
Cathy Barrow for winning the 2015 IACP Single Subject Cookbook Award for Mrs. Wheelbarrow's Practical Pantry (W.W. Norton). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wH7Vq7Rtgo
Cynthia Glover for being chosen as a marketing, editorial and graphics consultant with Ellicott City, Md and architectural firm KGRW & Associates on a study to help Howard County Government prepare for the aging Baby Boomer generation. Its goal is to find how it can become a premier, aging-friendly community for those boomers and their caregivers.
Aviva Goldfarb for becoming a monthly contributor to The Washington Post's On Parenting online column, writing about food and family. Here is her first post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/parenting/wp/2015/04/01/should-family-dinner-trump-extracurriculars/
Pati Jinich for the fourth consecutive season of Pati's Mexican Table on PBS and public television stations nationwide. The new 13-episode season begins airing on the weekend of April 4, 2015.
Michelle Poteaux on her RAMMY nomination as Pastry Chef of the Year. This is the third time Michelle, Pastry Chef and Owner of Bastille and Bistrot Royal, has been nominated. The awards ceremony will be held June 7, 2015.
Nora Pouillon for providing one of six LDEI Legacy Awards which offers a one-week workplace experience to non-Dame women in the US, UK and Canada in four categories: culinary; food/wine journalism; wine; and farm-to-table. Perhaps you know someone who might wish to apply for an award. The deadline is April 27, 2015. For more information: http://www.ldei.org/index.php?com=home&action=readnews&id=163
Amy Riolo for the release of her sixth book The Ultimate Mediterranean Diet Cookbook: Harness the Power of the World's Healthiest Diet to Live Better, Longer on April 1. The book includes the latest research and clinical findings on the diet along with 100 authentic recipes, Mediterranean lifestyle tips, and Amy's memoir from living and working in the region.
Susan Soorenko for being nominated for a Women Chefs and Restaurateurs Women Who Inspire Award: the Laurey Masterton Golden Amulet Award recognizing women entrepreneurs in the foodservice industry. This is the first year for the award named for the golden amulet Ms. Masterton wore. It was filled with 1/12th of a teaspoon of honey -one worker bee's lifetime production. The ceremony will be held April 20th at WCR's 22nd National Conference in New York hosted by Carla Hall and Gail Simmons.
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