We are glad to announce that Elena Kostioukovich's Why Italians Love to Talk about Food is among the finalists in the 2010 IACP Cookbook Award in Food Reference & Technical category!

The International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) is a worldwide forum for the development and exchange of information, knowledge, and inspiration within the professional food and beverage community. With nearly 3,000 members from more than 32 countries, this organization of creative and talented professionals is engaged in and committed to excellence in the food industry.
IACP has been at the forefront of expanding opportunities for culinary professionals for over 30 years. World-class members have included the likes of Julia Child, CCP, Anne Willan, CCP, James McNair, Rick Bayless, Shirley O. Corriher, CCP, Lynne Rossetto Kasper, and Jacques Pépin, CCP, to name a few.
For the first time ever, IACP will also confer a "People's Choice" Cookbook Award in 2010. Cast your vote by April 5 HERE: