TABLEMANNERS FLIES THE FLAG FOR ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA AT THE GOURMAND AWARDS, PARISWednesday 7th March 2012
Breaking news from our very good friends Janie and Gulliver of Food and Drink - this is one of those very proud moments when you are so pleased for very hard working people to have made such an astounding achievement. And what a great opportunity to fly the flag of Antigua and Barbuda. Congratulations Janie and Gulliver from everyone at Antiguanice.com.
17th International Gourmand Awards, Les Folies Bergère, Paris, France
1st Prize - Winning Cookbook Design in the World
Tablemanners: A Culinary Review of Hospitality in Antigua & Barbuda
Authors - Gulliver Johnson & Janie Conley-Johnson. Editor - Madeleine Jardim McComas, Graphic Designer - Takumi Media
Category: 1st Prize. Best Cookbook Design in the World - 2011
A total of 162 counties entered this year’s Gourmand awards. “No other non-fiction book awards event in the world has such an international impact, and extremely few have this worldwide range for literature.” The shortlist had finalists from 71 countries. Guests from 63 countries registered for the awards event. The historic Les Folies Bergère theatre was full to capacity at the prestigious ceremony.
The Gourmand Awards was truly a multi-cultural event with guests from every corner of the globe. Upon being called to take the stage to receive their first place award Gulliver & Janie Johnson proudly flew the flag for Antigua & Barbuda. They thanked the judges and invited all guests and countries to experience our food, culture and hospitality first hand. The next couple of days will be spent representing Antigua & Barbuda at the 2012 Paris Cookbook Fair.
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