Andre Simon Memorial Funds Awards

Awards 2017

We welcome you to the André Simon Food and Drink Book Awards for 2017

The Chairman and the trustees of the André Simon Food and Drink Book Awards are pleased to announce the winners for 2017 award.

Winner of the 2017 prize in the food category:
  • The Sportsman
    by Stephen Harris (Phaidon Press)

Winner of the 2017 prize in the drink category:
  • Champagne
    by Peter Liem (Mitchell Beazley)

Special Commendation
  • The Wine Dine Dictionary
    by Victoria Moore (Granta Books)

John Avery Award
  • The Way of Whisky
    by Dave Broom (Mitchell Beazley)

The winners each receive £2000, while the Special Commendation and the John Avery award is worth £1500.

This year's shortlisted authors - selected from over 150 entries - also included;
Jessica Seaton & Anna Colquhoun (Gather Cook Feast)
Nuno Mendes (Lisboeta)
Gary Taubes (The Case Against Sugar)
Michael Booth (The Meaning of Rice)
Reem Kassis (The Palestinian Table)
Robert Walters (Bursting Bubbles)
Thad Vogler(By The Smoke and The Smell)
Pete Brown (Miracle Brew)

Stephen Harris
Peter Liem
Victoria Moore & Dave Broom