Entries to the 2024 IACP Awards Season Open on January 11th

The International Association of Culinary Professionals recognizes excellence in Cookbooks, Digital Media, Food Writing, and Food Photography & Styling in the culinary industry. 

The IACP awards are among the most prestigious and coveted in the food industry for its rigorous technical testing and the highest ethical standard. 

2024 IACP Awards Timeline

January 11, 2024   Entries to the 2023 IACP Awards Open: Cookbook, Digital Media, Food Writing, Food Photography and Styling. Early bird pricing starts. Free submission entry period opens.

February 1, 2024   Early bird pricing ends. Regular Pricing goes into effect (applies to all award programs).

March 21, 2024     Cookbook Award submissions deadline to enter on Submittable

April 4, 2024         Deadline to receive all Cookbooks at PSSC Book Distribution Center

April 4, 2024        Food Writing, Digital Media, Food Photography & Styling submissions deadline to enter on Submittable

August 2024 / TBA Press release and nominee announcement event for awards finalists 

September 2024 / TBA Winners announced at IACP Awards Ceremony


IACP Continues to Waive Submission Fees For (3) Three Entries Into The IACP Digital Media, Food Writing, Food Photography and Styling Awards.

As part of IACP's efforts to provide equitable access and have your work recognized, we are pleased to continue to offer (3) three free submissions entries per person into the Digital Media, Food Photography & Styling, or Food Writing Awards from January 11 - March 21, 2024. Please fill out this simple Request Form. IACP Staff will be in touch with you before the submission deadline with next steps to submit your work into the award category of your choice. 

The Cookbook Awards are exempt due to their high operating costs.

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For more information on The IACP Awards, contact us at awards@iacp.com

$250.00

American

Cookbooks that focus on cultural or regional cooking in the United States. This category requires recipe testing/evaluation by the judges. Books entered in this category must contain recipes.

To enter a book in the 2024 Cookbook Awards program, please complete and submit this entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Cookbook Awards Guidelines page before proceeding with this form here.

ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD – JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $200.00

REGULAR – FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – MARCH 21, 2024 $250.00


DEADLINE TO RECEIVE ALL ENTRY FORMS AND PAYMENTS ON SUBMITTABLE IS MARCH 21, 2024.


ALL BOOKS MUST BE SHIPPED AND RECEIVED AT OUR DISTRIBUTION CENTER (PSSC) NO LATER THAN APRIL 4, 2024. NO EXCEPTIONS CAN BE MADE.


Publishers Storage and Shipping

PSSC – Receiving IACP

660 S. Mansfield

Ypsilanti, MI 48197


If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$250.00

Baking Sweet & Savory, Confections and Desserts

Cookbooks that focus on breads (savory or sweet), pastries, doughs, confections or desserts. This category requires recipe testing/evaluation by the judges. Books entered in this category must contain recipes.

To enter a book in the 2024 Cookbook Awards program, please complete and submit this entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Cookbook Awards Guidelines page before proceeding with this form here.
 

ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD – JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $200.00

REGULAR – FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – MARCH 21, 2024 $250.00
 

DEADLINE TO RECEIVE ALL ENTRY FORMS AND PAYMENTS ON SUBMITTABLE IS MARCH 21, 2024.
 

ALL BOOKS MUST BE SHIPPED AND RECEIVED AT OUR DISTRIBUTION CENTER (PSSC) NO LATER THAN APRIL 4, 2024. NO EXCEPTIONS CAN BE MADE.


Publishers Storage and Shipping
PSSC – Receiving IACP
660 S. Mansfield
Ypsilanti, MI 48197


If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$250.00

Book Design *NEW

Awarded to the book designer/design team and/or publisher that clearly and artistically illustrates the creative direction of a cookbook, reference book or other book including culinary-based information. Submissions will be evaluated on the masterful use of visual elements which may include: layout, cover design, font, use of color, illustrations, and/or overall graphic design. These books may include recipes, however, this category does not require recipe testing by the judges.

To enter a book in the 2024 Cookbook Awards program, please complete and submit this entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Cookbook Awards Guidelines page before proceeding with this form here.
 

ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD – JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $200.00

REGULAR – FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – MARCH 21, 2024 $250.00
 

DEADLINE TO RECEIVE ALL ENTRY FORMS AND PAYMENTS ON SUBMITTABLE IS MARCH 21, 2024.
 

ALL BOOKS MUST BE SHIPPED AND RECEIVED AT OUR DISTRIBUTION CENTER (PSSC) NO LATER THAN APRIL 4, 2024. NO EXCEPTIONS CAN BE MADE.


Publishers Storage and Shipping
 PSSC – Receiving IACP
 660 S. Mansfield
 Ypsilanti, MI 48197

 If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$250.00

Chefs and Restaurants

Cookbooks by professional chefs and cookbooks that focus on the cuisine of specific chefs or restaurants and are designed with the home cook in mind. This category requires recipe testing. Books entered in this category must contain recipes.

To enter a book in the 2024 Cookbook Awards program, please complete and submit this entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Cookbook Awards Guidelines page before proceeding with this form here.
 

ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD – JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $200.00

REGULAR – FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – MARCH 21, 2024 $250.00
 

DEADLINE TO RECEIVE ALL ENTRY FORMS AND PAYMENTS ON SUBMITTABLE IS MARCH 21, 2024.


ALL BOOKS MUST BE SHIPPED AND RECEIVED AT OUR DISTRIBUTION CENTER (PSSC) NO LATER THAN APRIL 4, 2024. NO EXCEPTIONS CAN BE MADE.


Publishers Storage and Shipping
  PSSC – Receiving IACP
  660 S. Mansfield
  Ypsilanti, MI 48197


If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$250.00

Children, Youth and Family

Cookbooks that focus on young home cooks and/or family cooking. These everyday or special occasion cookbooks present ways to teach basic nutrition concepts, or provide fundamental knowledge for dietary needs, managing fussy eaters, or focus on the economics of food and family meal preparation. This category requires recipe testing/evaluation by the judges. Books entered in this category must contain recipes.

To enter a book in the 2024 Cookbook Awards program, please complete and submit this entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Cookbook Awards Guidelines page before proceeding with this form here.
 

ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD – JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $200.00

REGULAR – FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – MARCH 21, 2024 $250.00
 

DEADLINE TO RECEIVE ALL ENTRY FORMS AND PAYMENTS ON SUBMITTABLE IS MARCH 21, 2024.
 

ALL BOOKS MUST BE SHIPPED AND RECEIVED AT OUR DISTRIBUTION CENTER (PSSC) NO LATER THAN APRIL 4, 2024. NO EXCEPTIONS CAN BE MADE.


Publishers Storage and Shipping
PSSC – Receiving IACP
660 S. Mansfield
Ypsilanti, MI 48197


If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$250.00

Compilations *NEW

Cookbooks consisting of recipes previously published in another format or compiled by a staff of writers or editors. This includes books produced by corporations, community organizations or food and beverage related recipe websites, magazines or newspapers. This category requires recipe testing/evaluation by the judges. Books entered in this category must contain recipes.

To enter a book in the 2024 Cookbook Awards program, please complete and submit this entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Cookbook Awards Guidelines page before proceeding with this form here.
 

ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD – JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $200.00

REGULAR – FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – MARCH 21, 2024 $250.00
 

DEADLINE TO RECEIVE ALL ENTRY FORMS AND PAYMENTS ON SUBMITTABLE IS MARCH 21, 2024.
 

ALL BOOKS MUST BE SHIPPED AND RECEIVED AT OUR DISTRIBUTION CENTER (PSSC) NO LATER THAN APRIL 4, 2024. NO EXCEPTIONS CAN BE MADE.


Publishers Storage and Shipping
   PSSC – Receiving IACP
   660 S. Mansfield
   Ypsilanti, MI 48197


If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$250.00

Culinary Travel

Books that focus on culinary travel. These can be guidebooks, travelogues, or other types of books that illuminate the culture of a place through an exploration of its food, anywhere in the world. These books may include recipes, however, this category does not require recipe testing/evaluation by the judges.


To enter a book in the 2024 Cookbook Awards program, please complete and submit this entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Cookbook Awards Guidelines page before proceeding with this form here.
 

ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD – JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $200.00

REGULAR – FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – MARCH 21, 2024 $250.00
 

DEADLINE TO RECEIVE ALL ENTRY FORMS AND PAYMENTS ON SUBMITTABLE IS MARCH 21, 2024.
 

ALL BOOKS MUST BE SHIPPED AND RECEIVED AT OUR DISTRIBUTION CENTER (PSSC) NO LATER THAN APRIL 4, 2024. NO EXCEPTIONS CAN BE MADE.


Publishers Storage and Shipping
 PSSC – Receiving IACP
 660 S. Mansfield
 Ypsilanti, MI 48197


If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$250.00

Food Issues and Matters

Books and cookbooks that focus on the impact of food choices on personal health and the health of the planet. This category encompasses issues related to farming and fishing, buying and selling, abundance and scarcity, the joy of plenty and the fear of hunger and deprivation. Books included may be related to science and technology, food processing, marketing and publicity, ethical and cultural issues related to food, and the influence of law and politics on our daily diet. These books may include recipes, however, this category does not require recipe testing/evaluation by the judges.

To enter a book in the 2024 Cookbook Awards program, please complete and submit this entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Cookbook Awards Guidelines page before proceeding with this form here.
 

ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD – JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $200.00

REGULAR – FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – MARCH 21, 2024 $250.00
 

DEADLINE TO RECEIVE ALL ENTRY FORMS AND PAYMENTS ON SUBMITTABLE IS MARCH 21, 2024.
 

ALL BOOKS MUST BE SHIPPED AND RECEIVED AT OUR DISTRIBUTION CENTER (PSSC) NO LATER THAN APRIL 4, 2024. NO EXCEPTIONS CAN BE MADE.


Publishers Storage and Shipping
PSSC – Receiving IACP
660 S. Mansfield
Ypsilanti, MI 48197


If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$250.00

Cookbook Awards- Food Photography & Styling

Awarded to a photographer, stylist and author for photography and styling in a cookbook that clearly, accurately and artistically reflects recipes, cooking techniques and/or cooking equipment, enhances the text with stimulating visual images and reflects the overall tone of the book through the photos. These books may include recipes, however this category does not require recipe testing/evaluation by the judges.
 

To enter a book in the 2024 Cookbook Awards program, please complete and submit this entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Cookbook Awards Guidelines page before proceeding with this form here.

ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD – JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $200.00

REGULAR – FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – MARCH 21, 2024 $250.00

DEADLINE TO RECEIVE ALL ENTRY FORMS AND PAYMENTS ON SUBMITTABLE IS MARCH 21, 2024.


ALL BOOKS MUST BE SHIPPED AND RECEIVED AT OUR DISTRIBUTION CENTER (PSSC) NO LATER THAN APRIL 4, 2024. NO EXCEPTIONS CAN BE MADE.


Publishers Storage and Shipping

PSSC – Receiving IACP

660 S. Mansfield

Ypsilanti, MI 48197

If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$250.00

General

Multiple-subject cookbooks, including all-purpose cookbooks, personal recipe collections and books that reach a general audience. This category requires recipe testing/evaluation by the judges. Books entered in this category must contain recipes.

To enter a book in the 2024 Cookbook Awards program, please complete and submit this entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Cookbook Awards Guidelines page before proceeding with this form here.

ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD – JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $200.00

REGULAR – FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – MARCH 21, 2024 $250.00
 

DEADLINE TO RECEIVE ALL ENTRY FORMS AND PAYMENTS ON SUBMITTABLE IS MARCH 21, 2024.
 

ALL BOOKS MUST BE SHIPPED AND RECEIVED AT OUR DISTRIBUTION CENTER (PSSC) NO LATER THAN APRIL 4, 2024. NO EXCEPTIONS CAN BE MADE.

Publishers Storage and Shipping

PSSC – Receiving IACP

660 S. Mansfield

Ypsilanti, MI 48197

If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$250.00

Health and Wellness

Cookbooks and diet books that focus on healthful eating, nutrition, dietary concerns and special or restrictive diets. This category requires recipe testing/evaluation by the judges. Books entered in this category must contain recipes.
 

To enter a book in the 2024 Cookbook Awards program, please complete and submit this entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Cookbook Awards Guidelines page before proceeding with this form here.
 

ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD – JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $200.00

REGULAR – FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – MARCH 21, 2024 $250.00

DEADLINE TO RECEIVE ALL ENTRY FORMS AND PAYMENTS ON SUBMITTABLE IS MARCH 21, 2024.


ALL BOOKS MUST BE SHIPPED AND RECEIVED AT OUR DISTRIBUTION CENTER (PSSC) NO LATER THAN APRIL 4, 2024. NO EXCEPTIONS CAN BE MADE.


Publishers Storage and Shipping

PSSC – Receiving IACP

660 S. Mansfield

Ypsilanti, MI 48197


If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$250.00

International

Cookbooks that focus on recipes of a particular geographical region or cultural identity other than the United States. This category requires recipe testing/evaluation by the judges. Books entered in this category must contain recipes.
 

To enter a book in the 2024 Cookbook Awards program, please complete and submit this entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Cookbook Awards Guidelines page before proceeding with this form here.

ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD – JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $200.00

REGULAR – FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – MARCH 21, 2024 $250.00
 

DEADLINE TO RECEIVE ALL ENTRY FORMS AND PAYMENTS ON SUBMITTABLE IS MARCH 21, 2024.
 

ALL BOOKS MUST BE SHIPPED AND RECEIVED AT OUR DISTRIBUTION CENTER (PSSC) NO LATER THAN APRIL 4, 2024. NO EXCEPTIONS CAN BE MADE.

Publishers Storage and Shipping

PSSC – Receiving IACP

660 S. Mansfield

Ypsilanti, MI 48197


If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$250.00

Literary or Historical Food Writing

Fiction or nonfiction books about food and/or beverages, food and/or beverage-related travel, culinary history, or memoirs or biographies of food people in which the work is distinguished by the quality of its prose. Quality of writing is the defining factor. These books may include recipes, however, this category does not require recipe testing/evaluation by the judges.

To enter a book in the 2024 Cookbook Awards program, please complete and submit this entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Cookbook Awards Guidelines page before proceeding with this form here.
 

ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD – JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $200.00

REGULAR – FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – MARCH 21, 2024 $250.00
 

DEADLINE TO RECEIVE ALL ENTRY FORMS AND PAYMENTS ON SUBMITTABLE IS MARCH 21, 2024.


ALL BOOKS MUST BE SHIPPED AND RECEIVED AT OUR DISTRIBUTION CENTER (PSSC) NO LATER THAN APRIL 4, 2024. NO EXCEPTIONS CAN BE MADE.
 

Publishers Storage and Shipping

PSSC – Receiving IACP

660 S. Mansfield

Ypsilanti, MI 48197


 

If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$250.00

Reference and Technical *NEW

Reference and/or technical books on culinary terms, techniques, ingredients, beverages or other culinary-based information. This includes books such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, glossaries, atlases or culinary instruction manuals. These books may include recipes, however, this category does not require recipe testing by the judges.

To enter a book in the 2024 Cookbook Awards program, please complete and submit this entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Cookbook Awards Guidelines page before proceeding with this form here.
 

ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD – JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $200.00

REGULAR – FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – MARCH 21, 2024 $250.00
 

DEADLINE TO RECEIVE ALL ENTRY FORMS AND PAYMENTS ON SUBMITTABLE IS MARCH 21, 2024.
 

ALL BOOKS MUST BE SHIPPED AND RECEIVED AT OUR DISTRIBUTION CENTER (PSSC) NO LATER THAN APRIL 4, 2024. NO EXCEPTIONS CAN BE MADE.


Publishers Storage and Shipping
 PSSC – Receiving IACP
 660 S. Mansfield
 Ypsilanti, MI 48197

If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$250.00

Self-Published

This award seeks to recognize the work of a self-published author who specifically pays the full cost of producing, editing, marketing and distributing written work. Therefore, all finished copies, the copyright, all subsidiary rights, and all profits are exclusively the author's. Entries will be judged on a demonstrated mastery of language, knowledge, clarity of thought, persuasive explanatory writing, ability to engage the reader on the subject at hand.

This category requires recipe testing/evaluation by the judges. Books entered in this category must contain recipes. Books entered must have an ISBN to qualify. Should a question arise regarding an entry, the entrant agrees by their signature to submit any documentation deemed necessary for review. Inability to provide this documentation will disqualify a book for entry in this category.  
 

To enter a book in the 2024 Cookbook Awards program, please complete and submit this entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Cookbook Awards Guidelines page before proceeding with this form here.
 

ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD – JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $200.00

REGULAR – FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – MARCH 21, 2024 $250.00

DEADLINE TO RECEIVE ALL ENTRY FORMS AND PAYMENTS ON SUBMITTABLE IS MARCH 21, 2024.

ALL BOOKS MUST BE SHIPPED AND RECEIVED AT OUR DISTRIBUTION CENTER (PSSC) NO LATER THAN APRIL 4, 2024. NO EXCEPTIONS CAN BE MADE.

Publishers Storage and Shipping

PSSC – Receiving IACP

660 S. Mansfield

Ypsilanti, MI 48197


If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$250.00

Single Subject

Cookbooks that focus on specific food ingredients, cooking methods, techniques or appliances that reach a general audience. This category may also include non-alcoholic beverage writings. This category requires recipe testing/evaluation by the judges. Books entered in this category must contain recipes.

To enter a book in the 2024 Cookbook Awards program, please complete and submit this entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Cookbook Awards Guidelines page before proceeding with this form here.

ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD – JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $200.00

REGULAR – FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – MARCH 21, 2024 $250.00
 

DEADLINE TO RECEIVE ALL ENTRY FORMS AND PAYMENTS ON SUBMITTABLE IS MARCH 21, 2024.
 

ALL BOOKS MUST BE SHIPPED AND RECEIVED AT OUR DISTRIBUTION CENTER (PSSC) NO LATER THAN APRIL 4, 2024. NO EXCEPTIONS CAN BE MADE.


Publishers Storage and Shipping
PSSC – Receiving IACP
660 S. Mansfield
Ypsilanti, MI 48197


If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$250.00

The IACP Julia Child First Book Award

The first cookbook by a writer who has not previously authored or coauthored a food or beverage related book. When a book is co-authored, all writers must be first-time authors. This category requires recipe testing/evaluation by the judges. Books entered in this category must contain recipes

All entries in this category must be accompanied by this IACP Form “First Book Affidavit” This form must be completed by all named authors attesting to the fact they have not previously authored, co-authored, or significantly contributed to a food or beverage related book. Books entered must have an ISBN to qualify. Should a question arise regarding an entry, the entrant agrees by his/her signature to submit any documentation deemed necessary for review. Inability to provide this documentation will disqualify a book for entry in this category.  


The recipient of this award will receive a $5,000 grant from The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and Arts upon meeting The Foundation's grant report requirements.
 

To enter a book in the 2024 Cookbook Awards program, please complete and submit this entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Cookbook Awards Guidelines page before proceeding with this form here.


ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD – JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $200.00

REGULAR – FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – MARCH 21, 2024 $250.00
 

DEADLINE TO RECEIVE ALL ENTRY FORMS AND PAYMENTS ON SUBMITTABLE IS MARCH 21, 2024.
 

ALL BOOKS MUST BE SHIPPED AND RECEIVED AT OUR DISTRIBUTION CENTER (PSSC) NO LATER THAN APRIL 4, 2024. NO EXCEPTIONS CAN BE MADE.

Publishers Storage and Shipping

PSSC – Receiving IACP

660 S. Mansfield

Ypsilanti, MI 48197


If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$250.00

Wine, Beer and Spirits *UPDATED

Books on the history, evaluation or production of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, the serving or pairing of these beverages with food, or mixology. This category is limited to alcoholic and non-alcoholic wine, beer and spirits. This category requires recipe testing/evaluation by the judges. Books entered in this category must contain recipes.
 

To enter a book in the 2024 Cookbook Awards program, please complete and submit this entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Cookbook Awards Guidelines page before proceeding with this form here.
 

ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD – JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $200.00

REGULAR – FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – MARCH 21, 2024 $250.00
 

DEADLINE TO RECEIVE ALL ENTRY FORMS AND PAYMENTS ON SUBMITTABLE IS MARCH 21, 2024.
 

ALL BOOKS MUST BE SHIPPED AND RECEIVED AT OUR DISTRIBUTION CENTER (PSSC) NO LATER THAN APRIL 4, 2024. NO EXCEPTIONS CAN BE MADE.


Publishers Storage and Shipping

PSSC – Receiving IACP

660 S. Mansfield

Ypsilanti, MI 48197
 

If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$30.00

Food Photography – Commercial

This category is for food or beverage photography that have been commissioned by a corporate or commercial business entity for use in an advertising or marketing campaign, for print or online. Eligible photos must be from 2023.

To enter a photograph in the 2024 Food Photography & Styling Awards program, please complete and submit entry form and photograph. We highly encourage you to review the Food Photography & Styling Awards Guidelines page before proceeding with this form here.
 

ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD- JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $25.00 

REGULAR - FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – APRIL 4, 2024 $30.00
 

DEADLINE TO RECEIVE ENTRY FORMS, MATERIALS AND PAYMENTS IS APRIL 4, 2024.
 

If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$30.00

Food Photography – Editorial

This category is for food or beverage photography that have been created for a book, magazine, newspaper, blog or other media publication, for print or online. Eligible photos must be from 2023.

To enter a photograph in the 2024 Food Photography & Styling Awards program, please complete and submit entry form and photograph. We highly encourage you to review the Food Photography & Styling Awards Guidelines page before proceeding with this form here.
 

ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD- JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $25.00 

REGULAR - FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – APRIL 4, 2024 $30.00
 

DEADLINE TO RECEIVE ENTRY FORMS, MATERIALS AND PAYMENTS IS APRIL 4, 2024.
 

If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$30.00

Culinary Travel Photography – Commercial

This category applies to photographs that illuminate the culture of a place through an exploration of its food or beverage, anywhere in the world. It includes photographs that that have been commissioned by a corporate or commercial business entity for use in an advertising or marketing campaign, for print or online. Eligible photos must be from 2023.

To enter a photograph in the 2024 Food Photography & Styling Awards program, please complete and submit entry form and photograph. We highly encourage you to review the Food Photography & Styling Awards Guidelines page before proceeding with this form here.
 

ENTRY FEE:
 

EARLY BIRD- JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $25.00 

REGULAR - FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – APRIL 4, 2024 $30.00


 

DEADLINE TO RECEIVE ENTRY FORMS, MATERIALS AND PAYMENTS IS APRIL 4, 2024.


 

If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$30.00

Culinary Travel Photography- Editorial 

This category applies to photographs that illuminate the culture of a place through an exploration of its food or beverage, anywhere in the world. This category is for photographs that have been created for a book, magazine, newspaper, blog or other media publication, for print or online. Eligible photos must be from 2023.


To enter a photograph in the 2024 Food Photography & Styling Awards program, please complete and submit entry form and photograph. We highly encourage you to review the Food Photography & Styling Awards Guidelines page before proceeding with this form here.
 

ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD- JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $25.00 

REGULAR - FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – APRIL 4, 2024 $30.00
 

DEADLINE TO RECEIVE ENTRY FORMS, MATERIALS AND PAYMENTS IS APRIL 4, 2024.
 

If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$30.00

Food Styling in Photography – Commercial

This category applies to a photograph’s food and beverage styling only. It includes images that are commissioned for a corporate or business entity to be used in advertising, in a marketing campaign, or in product packaging, for print or online. Eligible photos must be from 2023.


To enter a photograph in the 2024 Food Photography & Styling Awards program, please complete and submit entry form and photograph. We highly encourage you to review the Food Photography & Styling Awards Guidelines page before proceeding with this form here.
 

ENTRY FEE:
 

EARLY BIRD- JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $25.00 

REGULAR - FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – APRIL 4, 2024 $30.00
 

DEADLINE TO RECEIVE ENTRY FORMS, MATERIALS AND PAYMENTS IS APRIL 4, 2024.
 

If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$30.00

Food Styling in Photography- Editorial

This category applies to a photograph’s food and beverage styling only. This category is for photographs that have been created for a book, magazine, newspaper, blog or other media publication, for print or online. Eligible photos must be from 2023.


To enter a photograph in the 2024 Food Photography & Styling Awards program, please complete and submit entry form and photograph. We highly encourage you to review the Food Photography & Styling Awards Guidelines page before proceeding with this form here.
 

ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD- JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $25.00 

REGULAR - FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – APRIL 4, 2024 $30.00
 

DEADLINE TO RECEIVE ENTRY FORMS, MATERIALS AND PAYMENTS IS APRIL 4, 2024.
 

If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$30.00

Prop Styling in Photography – Commercial

This category applies to the prop styling in a food or beverage photograph. It examines the use of props such as: tableware, materials, surfaces, colors and textures. It includes images that are commissioned for a corporate or business entity to be used in advertising, in a marketing campaign, or in product packaging, for print or online. Eligible photos must be from 2023.

 
To enter a photograph in the 2024 Food Photography & Styling Awards program, please complete and submit entry form and photograph. We highly encourage you to review the Food Photography & Styling Awards Guidelines page before proceeding with this form here.


ENTRY FEE:
EARLY BIRD- JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $60.00 

REGULAR - FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – APRIL 4, 2024 $75.00

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT ENTRY FORMS FOR AWARDS CONSIDERATION IS APRIL 4, 2024.


If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$30.00

Prop Styling in Photography – Editorial

This category applies to the prop styling in a food or beverage photograph. It examines the use of props such as: tableware, materials, surfaces, colors and textures. This category is for photographs that have been created for a book, magazine, newspaper, blog or other media publication, for print or online. Eligible photos must be from 2023.


To enter a photograph in the 2024 Food Photography & Styling Awards program, please complete and submit entry form and photograph. We highly encourage you to review the Food Photography & Styling Awards Guidelines page before proceeding with this form here.
 

ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD- JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $25.00 

REGULAR - FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – APRIL 4, 2024 $30.00


 

DEADLINE TO RECEIVE ENTRY FORMS, MATERIALS AND PAYMENTS IS APRIL 4, 2024.
 

If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$75.00

Culinary Recipe Website *UPDATED

A culinary-related online publication that is produced by one or more individuals. The site can be an independent site or 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 like a traditional blog. The site must contain recipes and be recipe focused. It is judged on mastery of language, depth and quality of content, clarity of thought, explanatory skills, and originality of recipe development, followed by the strength of research, photography, and design. Entrants must submit three URLs for specific posts from 2023 for the judges' consideration, although the entire experience of the site will be considered and other posts within the eligible time period may be reviewed.    
 

To enter into the 2024 Digital Media Awards program, please complete and submit entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Digital Media Awards Guidelines page here before proceeding with this form.
 

ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD- JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $60.00 

REGULAR - FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – APRIL 4, 2024 $75.00


DEADLINE TO SUBMIT ENTRY FORMS FOR AWARDS CONSIDERATION IS APRIL 4, 2024.
 

If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$75.00

Culinary Television Series *UPDATED

A series is defined as a minimum of six episodes, primarily focused on culinary instruction, information or entertainment that originally broadcast on television, digital format or online in 2023. Each individual episode may be of any length. Three episodes must be submitted for consideration. Entries are judged on efficacy of stated purpose, ability to engage their targeted audience, production quality, information and entertainment value, depth of research, originality, and overall excellence.   

To enter into the 2024 Digital Media Awards program, please complete and submit entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Digital Media Awards Guidelines page here before proceeding with this form.

ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD- JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $60.00 

REGULAR - FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – APRIL 4, 2024 $75.00

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT ENTRY FORMS FOR AWARDS CONSIDERATION IS APRIL 4, 2024.


If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$75.00

Culinary Video Series *UPDATED

Entries in this category are defined as a minimum of three (3) videos that were originally streamed on an online platform such as YouTube, Vimeo, a company website, newsletter or blog. Each individual video may be of any length. Three (3) 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.

To enter into the 2024 Digital Media Awards program, please complete and submit entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Digital Media Awards Guidelines page here before proceeding with this form.


ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD- JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $60.00 

REGULAR - FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – APRIL 4, 2024 $75.00

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT ENTRY FORMS FOR AWARDS CONSIDERATION IS APRIL 4, 2024.


If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$75.00

Food Blog 

A culinary-related blog primarily authored by one or two individuals as a personal endeavor independent of another blog or corporate website. The blog should be primarily journal-focused and organized by time-categorized entries that may or may not contain recipes. Blogs are judged on mastery of language, depth of content, clarity of thought, and originality of voice, followed by the strength of research, photography, and design. Entrants must submit three URLs for specific posts for the judges' consideration, although the entire experience of the blog will be considered and other posts within the eligible time frame may be reviewed. 


To enter into the 2024 Digital Media Awards program, please complete and submit entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Digital Media Awards Guidelines page here before proceeding with this form.


ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD- JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $60.00 

REGULAR - FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – APRIL 4, 2024 $75.00


DEADLINE TO SUBMIT ENTRY FORMS FOR AWARDS CONSIDERATION IS APRIL 4, 2024.


If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$75.00

Instagram Account *UPDATED

This category applies to Instagram accounts with a focus on food or beverage. The account may include individual/personal and/or sponsored/commercial campaigns. The account must include a minimum of twenty (20) posts or reels published during the 2023 calendar year, but more posts will be accepted and reviewed. Entries are judged on the ability to engage their targeted audience, quality of content and information, originality, and overall excellence.

To enter into the 2024 Digital Media Awards program, please complete and submit entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Digital Media Awards Guidelines page here before proceeding with this form.

ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD- JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $60.00 

REGULAR - FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – APRIL 4, 2024 $75.00


DEADLINE TO SUBMIT ENTRY FORMS FOR AWARDS CONSIDERATION IS APRIL 4, 2024.

If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$75.00

Newsletter

Newsletters from publications and individual writers are increasingly telling stories readers won’t find elsewhere. This award honors that work. To qualify, newsletters must be focused on food and or beverage and be produced by one or more individuals. They must convey original and innovative narrative that stands out in an inbox. The writing must display a master of editorial standards such as an engaging lede, form, and style. Entrants must submit three URLs for specific posts for the judges' consideration, although the entire experience of the work will be considered.

To enter into the 2024 Digital Media Awards program, please complete and submit entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Digital Media Awards Guidelines page here before proceeding with this form.

ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD- JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $60.00 

REGULAR - FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – APRIL 4, 2024 $75.00


DEADLINE TO SUBMIT ENTRY FORMS FOR AWARDS CONSIDERATION IS APRIL 4, 2024.


If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$75.00

Podcast      

Awarded to a podcast series streamed on a podcast platform only, such as Apple podcast, Google, Spotify & Stitcher, or other online distribution platform other than radio. Episodes may be any length. A series is defined as a minimum of six episodes; three episodes originally streamed on 2023 must be submitted for consideration. Entries are judged on presentation, informational value, entertainment value, originality, production quality, and overall excellence.  


Podcasts originally aired on radio are not eligible and not allowed to submit to the podcasts category*

To enter into the 2024 Digital Media Awards program, please complete and submit entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Digital Media Awards Guidelines page here before proceeding with this form.


ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD- JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $60.00 

REGULAR - FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – APRIL 4, 2024 $75.00


DEADLINE TO SUBMIT ENTRY FORMS FOR AWARDS CONSIDERATION IS APRIL 4, 2024.


If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$75.00

Social Media Video Series (TikTok, Instagram, Snapchat) *UPDATED

Awarded to a social media account featuring short form video with food or beverage content streamed on a social media platform only, such as: TikTok, Instagram, Snapchat, or other social media platform. Each individual video may be of a maximum length of 60 seconds. Six videos/reels must be submitted for consideration. Entries in this category can be produced by an individual or group for personal or commercial/sponsored  work. Entries are judged on ability to engage the targeted audience, production quality, information and entertainment value, depth of research, originality, and overall excellence.


To enter into the 2024 Digital Media Awards program, please complete and submit entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Digital Media Awards Guidelines page here before proceeding with this form.


ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD- JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $60.00 

REGULAR - FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – APRIL 4, 2024 $75.00


DEADLINE TO SUBMIT ENTRY FORMS FOR AWARDS CONSIDERATION IS APRIL 4, 2024.


If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$75.00

Beverage-Focused Column

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 columns; may have more than one contributing author.

To enter into the 2024 Food Writing Awards program, please complete and submit entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Food Writing Award Guidelines page here before proceeding with this form.

ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD- JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $60.00 

REGULAR - FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – APRIL 4, 2024 $75.00

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT ENTRY FORMS FOR AWARDS CONSIDERATION IS APRIL 4, 2024.


If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$75.00

Recipe-Focused Column

This award seeks to recognize author(s) who write on recipes in a designated “column” or structured repetitive format. Entries will be judged on mastery of language, quality and originality of recipes, 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 columns; may have more than one contributing author.
 

To enter into the 2024 Food Writing Awards program, please complete and submit entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Food Writing Award Guidelines page here before proceeding with this form.
 

ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD- JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $60.00 

REGULAR - FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – APRIL 4, 2024 $75.00
 

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT ENTRY FORMS FOR AWARDS CONSIDERATION IS APRIL 4, 2024.


If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$75.00

Culinary Travel Writing With Recipes 

A culinary-related story, with recipes, which documents a gastronomic/travel experience, based on a physical, intellectual, or emotional journey. Entries are judged on mastery of language, originality, depth of thought and research, clarity and coherence of ideas, resonance with the reader, originality, and focus.

To enter into the 2024 Food Writing Awards program, please complete and submit entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Food Writing Award Guidelines page here before proceeding with this form.


ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD- JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $60.00 

REGULAR - FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – APRIL 4, 2024 $75.00


DEADLINE TO SUBMIT ENTRY FORMS FOR AWARDS CONSIDERATION IS APRIL 4, 2024.


If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$75.00

Culinary Travel Writing Without Recipes 

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

To enter into the 2024 Food Writing Awards program, please complete and submit entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Food Writing Award Guidelines page here before proceeding with this form.


ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD- JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $60.00 

REGULAR - FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – APRIL 4, 2024 $75.00

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT ENTRY FORMS FOR AWARDS CONSIDERATION IS APRIL 4, 2024.


If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$75.00

Narrative Beverage Writing *UPDATED

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. Entries may or may not include recipes. The narrative should help the reader to conceptualize distinctive aspects of the topic under discussion, such as unique ingredients and/or techniques.

To enter into the 2024 Food Writing Awards program, please complete and submit entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Food Writing Award Guidelines page here before proceeding with this form.


ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD- JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $60.00 

REGULAR - FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – APRIL 4, 2024 $75.00

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT ENTRY FORMS FOR AWARDS CONSIDERATION IS APRIL 4, 2024.


If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$75.00

Narrative Food Writing With Recipes

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. Recipes are required in this category. Recipes should add an extra dimension, helping the reader to conceptualize unique ingredients and/or cooking techniques related to the topic.

To enter into the 2024 Food Writing Awards program, please complete and submit entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Food Writing Award Guidelines page here before proceeding with this form.


ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD- JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $60.00 

REGULAR - FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – APRIL 4, 2024 $75.00


DEADLINE TO SUBMIT ENTRY FORMS FOR AWARDS CONSIDERATION IS APRIL 4, 2024.


If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$75.00

Narrative Food Writing Without Recipes

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. Recipes are not required in this category, but the narrative should help the reader to conceptualize distinctive aspects of the topic under discussion, such as unique ingredients and/or techniques.

To enter into the 2024 Food Writing Awards program, please complete and submit entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Food Writing Award Guidelines page here before proceeding with this form.


ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD- JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $60.00 

REGULAR - FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – APRIL 4, 2024 $75.00


DEADLINE TO SUBMIT ENTRY FORMS FOR AWARDS CONSIDERATION IS APRIL 4, 2024.


If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$75.00

Personal Essay/Memoir

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

To enter into the 2024 Food Writing Awards program, please complete and submit entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Food Writing Award Guidelines page here before proceeding with this form.


ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD- JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $60.00 

REGULAR - FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – APRIL 4, 2024 $75.00


DEADLINE TO SUBMIT ENTRY FORMS FOR AWARDS CONSIDERATION IS APRIL 4, 2024.


If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

$75.00

Restaurant Criticism/Review

A reoccurring restaurant criticism column published in a print newspaper, magazine or culinary website. Articles will be judged on mastery of language, quality and originality of content and topics, 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 columns with URLs; may have more than one contributing author.

To enter into the 2024 Food Writing Awards program, please complete and submit entry form. We highly encourage you to review the Food Writing Award Guidelines page here before proceeding with this form.


ENTRY FEE:

EARLY BIRD- JANUARY 11, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 $60.00 

REGULAR - FEBRUARY 2, 2024 – APRIL 4, 2024 $75.00

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT ENTRY FORMS FOR AWARDS CONSIDERATION IS APRIL 4, 2024.


If you have any questions regarding this form or process, please contact us at awards@iacp.com

International Assoc. of Culinary Professionals