$25.00 - 30.00
This category is for photographs that have been used in any book, magazine, newspaper, blog or other publication, print or online. The photograph may also be taken as a personal creative project. The period of eligibility is 2017.    
$25.00 - 30.00
This category applies to photographs that are commissioned and used in any advertising or marketing campaign, print or online, or in product packaging, collateral, or on a corporate or business website. The period of eligibility is 2017.
$25.00 - 30.00
This category applies to a photograph’s food styling only. The photograph must have been commissioned and used in any advertising or marketing campaign, print or online, or in product packaging, collateral, or on a corporate or business website. The period of eligibility is 2017.    
This category applies to a photograph’s food styling only. This category is for photographs that have been used in any book, magazine, newspaper, blog or other publication, print or online. The photograph may also be taken as a personal creative project. The period of eligibility is 2017.    
Ends on January 5, 2018$50.00 - 75.00
$50.00 - 75.00

This award will recognize excellence in marketing communications. Submissions should include a short statement of campaign goals (150 words or less), plus links to all elements of the campaign. The award will not be based on campaign results, only on the creative execution.

Ends on January 5, 2018$25.00 - 35.00
$25.00 - 35.00

This category applies to Instagram campaigns that are commissioned and used in any advertising, branding, or other marketing campaign focused on food or beverage. The account must include a minimum of 20 posts published during 2017, but more will be accepted and reviewed.    

Ends on January 5, 2018$25.00 - 35.00
$25.00 - 35.00

 This category applies to individual Instagram accounts which are not created by or intended for a commercial enterprise. The account must address food or beverage and include a minimum of 20 posts published during 2017, but more posts by this account will be accepted and reviewed.    

Ends on January 5, 2018$50.00 - 75.00
$50.00 - 75.00

A culinary-related online publication that is produced by one or more individuals. The site can be an extension of other media such as a television show, magazine, or newspaper. To differentiate from a blog, entrants in this category are more likely to be database driven and/or include user-generated content (such as recipes), rather than simply organized by post or in a journal format. The focus of the site may be primarily news, information, entertainment, and may also be a product or retail site. The site may or may not contain recipes. Sites are judged on mastery of language, clarity of purpose, ease of use, overall design, photography, organization, and originality. Entrants must submit three URLs for specific pages/stories for the judges' consideration, although the entirety of the site will be considered.    

Ends on January 5, 2018$50.00 - 75.00
$50.00 - 75.00

Awarded to podcast or radio show originally aired on either radio, podcast, or other online distribution. Programs may be any length. A series is defined as a minimum of six produced programs; three programs must be submitted for consideration. Entries are judged on presentation, informational value, entertainment value, originality, production quality, and overall excellence.    

Ends on January 5, 2018$50.00 - 75.00
$50.00 - 75.00

A blog authored by a group of individuals, either as an independent entity or an extension of an existing media brand. The blog must involve a slate of multiple contributors over the eligible time period. This award is meant to recognize the collective strength of these voices in shaping the final editorial product and reader experience. Entrants should submit no less than three URLs that represent at least three content contributors for the judges’ consideration, although the entire experience of the blog will be considered, and other posts from contributors within the eligible time frame are likely to be reviewed.    

Ends on January 5, 2018$50.00 - 75.00
$50.00 - 75.00

A blog authored by a single person, either as an independent entity or an extension of an existing media brand. To be eligible in this category, a blog must involve a single contributor over the eligible time period. Entrants should submit no less than three URLs, although the entire experience of the blog will be considered, and other posts from the blogger within the eligible time frame are likely to be reviewed.    

Ends on January 5, 2018$50.00 - 75.00
$50.00 - 75.00

Entries in this category should be produced by an individual entity. A series is defined as a minimum of six programs that originally were broadcast on television or online within the eligible time frame. Each individual video may be of any length. Three episodes must be submitted for consideration. Entries are judged on ability to engage the audience, production quality, information and entertainment value, depth of research, originality, and overall excellence.    

Ends on January 5, 2018$50.00 - 75.00
$50.00 - 75.00

Entries in this category should be produced by or for a corporate media entity. A series is defined as a minimum of six video programs that originally were broadcast on television or online within the eligible time frame. Each individual video may be of any length. Three episodes must be submitted for consideration. Entries are judged on ability to engage the targeted audience, production quality, information and entertainment value, depth of research, originality, and overall excellence.    

$50.00 - 75.00

Awarded to a work originally aired on television, online, or in theaters. Video may be any length, and may focus on news, entertainment (including humor), instruction or other subject. While submissions to this category may have been part of a series, please note that any video entered in the Culinary Series is not eligible to be re-entered into this category. (Both entries will be invalidated.) Entries are judged on presentation, informational value, entertainment value, originality, production quality, and overall excellence.    

Ends on January 5, 2018$50.00 - 75.00
$50.00 - 75.00

This award seeks to recognize author(s) who write on beverages (wine, beer, cocktails, other), in a designated “column” or structured repetitive format. Entries will be judged on mastery of language, clarity of thought, explanatory writing and ability to engage and maintain a consistent tone and relationship with the reader. Entrants must submit a minimum of three articles; may have more than one contributing author.

$50.00 - 75.00

A food- or beverage-focused publication that is published in print or electronic format in a periodic fashion (such as monthly, quarterly, etc.) that demonstrates outstanding writing, clear design and photography and overall provides readers with a stimulating, engaging experience. Judges will focus primarily on writing and recipe development, followed by concept, design and imagery. Entrants must submit a minimum of three issues from a single calendar year. (Please note: magazine-format blogs are not eligible; they should be submitted to the Digital Media Awards)

$50.00 - 75.00

A food- or beverage-focused publication that is published in print or electronic format in a periodic fashion (such as monthly, quarterly, etc.) that demonstrates outstanding writing, clear design and photography and overall provides readers with a stimulating, engaging experience. Judges will focus primarily on writing and recipe development, followed by concept, design and imagery. Entrants must submit a minimum of three issues from a single calendar year. (Please note: magazine-format blogs are not eligible; they should be submitted to the Digital Media Awards)

Ends on January 5, 2018$50.00 - 75.00
$50.00 - 75.00

A culinary-related story, with or without recipes, which documents a sentimental experience, based on a physical, intellectual, or emotional journey. Entries are judged on mastery of language, depth of thought and research, clarity and coherence of ideas, resonance with the reader, originality, and focus.

Ends on January 5, 2018$50.00 - 75.00
$50.00 - 75.00

This award seeks to recognize author(s) who write on food, in a designated “column” or structured repetitive format. Entries will be judged on mastery of language, clarity of thought, explanatory writing and ability to engage and maintain a consistent tone and relationship with the reader. Entrants must submit a minimum of three articles; may have more than one contributing author.

$50.00 - 75.00

This award recognizes the communication of technical expertise around food or beverage preparation, specifically through the development of professional-quality recipes. The entries are judged on the clarity and precision of the recipes, how well they communicate the craft through instruction on various components such as ingredients, techniques, timing, and measurement, as well as food science and safety. 

$50.00 - 75.00

The entries are judged on mastery of language, depth of thought and research, clarity and coherence of ideas, resonance with the reader, originality, and focus. When recipes are included, they should add an extra dimension, helping the reader to conceptualize distinctive aspects of the topic under discussion, such as unique ingredients and/or techniques.

$50.00 - 75.00

The entries are judged on mastery of language, depth of thought and research, clarity and coherence of ideas, resonance with the reader, originality, and focus. When recipes are included, they should add an extra dimension, helping the reader to conceptualize distinctive aspects of the topic under discussion, such as unique ingredients and/or cooking techniques.

Ends on January 5, 2018$50.00 - 75.00
$50.00 - 75.00

An article of a personal nature that shows a development of thought or perspective that the author ties with a culinary subject or issue. Entries will be judged on a demonstrated mastery of language, clarity of thought, persuasive explanatory writing, ability to engage the reader on an emotional level and original focus on the subject at hand.