Joanne Weir's Awards & Accomplishments

2013

Joanne receives the IACP's Award of Excellence, Culinary Tour Operator of the Year

2012

Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence wins the Taste Award for "Best New Television Series"

Cooking Confidence:  Dinner Made Simple (Taunton Press) is released

Joanne selected to serve in the American Chef Corps by the US State Department

Joanne opens her first restaurant, Copita Tequileria y Comida in Sausalito, California

Joanne named "Consulting Editor-at-Large", Fine Cooking Magazine

Joanne Weir Wines is launched  Joanne Weir Chardonnay wins the Gold Medal at San Francisco International Wine Competition

Season I of Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence begins airing on public television

2009

Season II of Joanne Weir's Cooking Class begins airing on public television

TEQUILA: A Guide to Types, Flights, Cocktails and Bites (Ten Speed Press) is released

2008

Wine Country Cooking (Ten Speed Press) is released

2006

The first season of Joanne Weir's Cooking Class begins airing on public television

2005

Awarded James Beard Foundation "Best Cookbook, General Category Award" for Weir Cooking in the City (Simon & Schuster, 2004)

2004

From Tapas to Meze (Ten Speed Press) wins Gourmand World Cookbook Award for Best Mediterranean Cookbook

Weir Cooking in the City begins airing on public television

2002

More Cooking in the Wine Country (Simon & Schuster, 2001) is nominated for both an IACP Cookbook Award and James Beard Award

2001

Weir Cooking in the Wine Country II begins airing on public television

1999

Joanne's very first TV cooking series, Weir Cooking in the Wine Country begins airing on public television

1996

Awarded the first International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) Julia Child Cooking Teacher Award of Excellence

1994

From Tapas to Meze (Crown) is named one of Julia Child's favorite 12 cookbooks (out of 1000) and is nominated for a James Beard Award

 

"In my work as a teacher, I've traveled all over America and the world but I'm always drawn back to the place that owns my heart, the kitchen."
- Chef Joanne Weir