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From Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia:

Gourmand Media Award Winners 2005

The winners of the 2005 Gourmand Media Awards, now in their eleventh year, were announced May 20, 2006, in Kuala Lumpur. The awards honor the best international food and wine books in diverse categories. The U.S. collected the most awards with twelve wins, France came in second with nine and China finished a strong third with seven. Alain Ducasse, pictured, received top honors for his publishing achievements. For a complete list of winners, visit www.cookbookfair.com.

Here is a Summary of Awards Highlights:

BEST COOKBOOK PUBLISHER IN THE WORLD

Les Editions d'Alain Ducasse (France)

BEST COOKBOOK IN THE WORLD

Tom Victor Gausdal - Husmannskost (Norway)

BEST WINE BOOK PUBLISHER IN THE WORLD

Carlo Cambi (Italy)

BEST WINE BOOK IN THE WORLD

André Dominé - Wine Landscapes (Germany)

GOURMAND HALL OF FAME

Pierre Hermé (France)

USA AWARD WINNERS

BEST HEALTH BOOK IN THE WORLD
Mireille Guiliano - French Women Don't Get Fat

BEST LATINO CUISINE BOOK IN THE WORLD
Daisy Martinez - Daisy Cooks

BEST BOOK ON FRENCH WINE IN THE WORLD
Gérard Liger-Belair - The Science of Champagne

BEST BOOK IN THE WORLD ON COOKING WITH WINE
Paulette Mitchell - Spirited Vegetarian

(Updated: 09/13/10 NW)

RESTAURANT AWARDS 2014

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