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. Websitewww.tc.tc.
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