Raising Steaks has been nominated for a James Beard Foundation Book Award in the category of writing and literature. The awards ceremony will be held May 4 at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center. Betty Fussell also will be one of five new inductees into the James Beard Foundation Who’s Who of Food & Beverage in America.
The other inductees this year are: David Burke, chef/entrepreneur, New York City; John T. Edge, journalist/director, Southern Foodways Alliance, Oxford, Miss.; Dorothy Hamilton, founder, The French Culinary Institute, New York City; and Clark Wolf, founder and President of Clark Wolf Company, a food and restaurant consulting firm, New York City.
The theme this year is “Women in Food,” and the reception will be overseen by female chefs, winemakers, mixologists, and sommeliers.