MFK Fisher Award for Excellence in Culinary
The MFK Fisher Award, presented biennially
in even-numbered years, honors Mary Frances Kennedy Fisher, a widely read
and lauded culinary writer.
Before her death in 1992, MFK Fisher personally
gave her permission to Les Dames d'Escoffier International to present
an award in her name.
This award in now given to women writers whose
published works reflect creativity and insight, and illuminate the pivotal
roles of food, beverages, the arts of the table or contribute to our knowledge
of those who grow, produce or prepare nourishment.
The entries should be nonfiction, and may include
analytical pieces, autobiographical explorations - including reminiscences
and personal experiences - and forays into culinary history.
Goals of the Award:
For more about LDEI and the M.F.K. Fisher Award go to www.ldei.org
- To honor the accomplishments of MFK Fisher and to showcase her contributions
- To give recognition to a woman who is engaged in significant culinary
M.F.K. Fisher Awards for Excellence in Culinary Writing
LDEI’s M.F.K. Fisher Awards for Excellence in Culinary Writing have been announced. A panel of judges reviewed almost 70 entries for this biannual writing competition and selected the following winning entries. CLICK HERE for details