Two Books by Transcontinental Books are Finalists in the "Best in the World" Competition of the 2012 Gourmand World Cookbook

Two Books by Transcontinental Books are Finalists in the "Best in the World" 
Competition of the 2012 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards: 100 recettes pour toi 
mon cœur and Le cochon du museau à la queue 
MONTREAL, Jan. 22, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Transcontinental Books, a division of 
TCMedia, is proud to announce that two of their books are finalists in their 
respective categories and will represent Canada in the prestigious 
international "Best in the World" competition of the 2012 Gourmand World 
Cookbook Awards. The finalists are 100 recettes pour toi mon cœur, written by 
Marylène Langlois in collaboration with the Montreal Heart Institute, in the 
category Charity & Fund Raising - North America, and Le cochon du museau à la 
queue, by the Fédération des producteurs de porc du Québec, in the Subjects 
- Single category. 
"These awards prove the excellence of the books published at Transcontinental 
Books, which has successfully built a solid reputation in cookbook publishing 
over the years," said Mathieu de Lajartre, Publishing Director at 
Transcontinental Books. "This is the first time our books have reached this 
level in such a well-known competition and we wish to thank our collaborators 
and authors for their trust in us." 
In all, 294 books from 86 different countries were named finalists in 66 
categories (with four or five finalists per category). This famous contest 
celebrates outstanding cookbook quality. The two books will be up against a 
field of international competitors for the honour of being named the best 
cookbooks in 2012. The results will be announced in Paris on February23, 
Six books win at the Canadian level! 
In the first round of the 2012 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards, 
Transcontinental Books also stood out on the national stage with six winners. 
Winner: L'Univers gourmand de Jean Luc Boulay 
Authors: Anne-Louise Desjardins and Jean-Luc Boulay 
Category: Best Cookbook - Chef 
Winner: Spoom ! Desserts envoûtants 
Author: Andrea Jourdan 
Category: Best Cookbook - Photo 
Winner: 10x10. Dix chefs québécois réinventent dix aliments qu'on aime 
Author: La Tablée des chefs 
Category: Best Book for Food Professionals 
Winner: 150 Essential Whole Grain Recipes 
Author: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen 
Category: Best Cookbook - Single (English Canada) 
Winner: Le cochon du museau à la queue. 46 chefs, 107 recettes 
Author: Fédération des producteurs de porc du Québec 
Category: Subjects - Single 
Winner: 100 recettes pour toi mon cSur 
Author: Marylène Langlois and the Montreal Heart Institute 
Category: Charity and Fund Raising - North America 
About Transcontinental Books
Transcontinental Books is part of TC Média Livres Inc., which includes 
Chenelière Éducation, Éditions Caractère and the book distribution 
operations of TCMedia. Transcontinental Books publishes about 50 titles a 
year on personal growth, career development, consumer issues, health, 
parenting and relationships. A number of its business titles have been 
published under the Les Affaires banner. Transcontinental Books has also 
developed an impressive list of cookbooks, often with the staff at Coup de 
pouce and Canadian Living magazines. Its innovative cookbooks also draw on its 
strong relationships with over a hundred restaurant chefs in Québec. 
About TC Media
Canada's leading provider of media and marketing activation solutions, 
employing about 4,000 people, TCMedia reaches 24million consumers in 
Canada through its integrated multiplatform offering that includes print and 
digital media, the production of magazines, newspapers, books and custom 
content, mass and personalized marketing, interactive and mobile applications, 
TV production and door-to-door distribution. 
TCMedia is a brand of Transcontinental Inc. (TSX: TCL.A, TCL.B, TCL.PR.D), 
which has about 9,500 employees in Canada and the United States, and reported 
revenues of C$2.1billion in 2012. 
or interview requests: 
TC Media Katherine Chartrand Director, Internal and External Communications 
Telephone: 514-392-2091  Les Éditions 
Transcontinental Roxane Lalonde Promotion and Press Relations 
Telephone:514-273-1066 x2172 
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