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The Readable Feast: Cookbook Awards Ceremony & Cocktail Party

June 17, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

​A festive affair with foods prepared by local celebrity chef cookbook authors, including:

  • Daniel Bruce, Boston Harbor Hotel
  • Andy Husbands Tremont 647, Sister Sorel, and Smoke Shop
  • Barbara Lynch 9 Park, Menton, B&G Oyster, Sportello, Drink, and Stir
  • Jasper White, Jasper White’s Summer Shack

as well as New England Cheese from our friends at Culture magazine using seasonal ingredients; specialtyReadable Feast inspired cocktails with local distillers, local beer and wine from one of Greater Boston’s notable wine importers. Tickets will be available to the public for $50.00.

The K. Dun Gifford “Local Hero” Award

Honoring a New Englander who through some medium of food (author, writer, educator, chef, grower, producer, activist, nutritionist) has positively affected our local food ways (selected by TRF committee​).

K. Dun Gifford, a long-time advocate of cultural food traditions and ingredients including the Mediterranean Diet and olive oil, founded the nonprofit food and nutrition organization Oldways to preserve and promote health, sustainability, tradition and great taste. He was an environmental activist and deeply involved in politics, working as an aide to both Senators Bobby and Ted Kennedy.

Lifetime Achievement Award

We’re pleased to present the first annual award to Jasper White, renowned and revered chef, author, who has contributed to the culinary arts as a mentor and leader. ​ ​He will be  honored for his outstanding achievements and numerous contributions to food and cooking.

New England Cookbook of the Year

A juried committee of established cookbook experts vote on six categories of cookbooks and books related to food written by New England authors OR books devoted to a New England food subject.

People’s Choice Cookbook of the Year

Cookbook fans across the region are invited to vote online for their favorite food and cooking books of the year.

Look for more details about how to cast your vote. Coming soon.


June 17, 2016
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Boston Public Market
136 Blackstone Street
Boston, MA United States


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