Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia has been nominated in two categories for the 2009 James Beard Award.
Martha Stewart’s Cooking School, has been nominated in the General Cooking cookbook category and the afternoon radio program, Living Today on Martha Stewart Living Radio, Sirius 112/XM 157 has been nominated in the audiocast/radio show category.
The James Beard Foundation Awards shine a spotlight on the best and brightest talent in the food and beverage industry.
Covering all aspects of the industry—from chefs and restaurateurs to cookbook authors and food journalists to restaurant designers and architects and more—the James Beard Foundation Awards are the highest honors for food and beverage professionals working in America. The awards are presented each spring at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. Nominees and winners are fêted at a weekend of gala events in New York City that has become the social and gastronomic highlight of the year.
Established in 1990, the James Beard Foundation Awards are a program of the James Beard Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to celebrate, nurture, and preserve America’s culinary heritage and diversity in order to elevate our appreciation of the culinary arts.