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Gilt Taste Honored With Four International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) Awards

April 11, 2012
Press Release

In its first year of eligibility, Gilt Taste ( www.gilttaste.com ), the online culinary magazine and marketplace from Gilt Groupe, was honored with four prestigious awards at the 34th annual International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) Awards held on Monday, April 2, 2012 in New York City. Gilt Taste was nominated for an impressive eight IACP Awards, which recognize excellence and innovation in the culinary industry, winning four awards across the New Media & Broadcast Awards and the Bert Greene Awards categories.

Gilt Taste was honored with the following IACP Awards:

New Media & Broadcast Awards (Honoring trendsetters and excellence in traditional and emerging communications technologies)

Culinary Product or Brand Website: Gilt Taste

Bert Greene Awards (Honoring excellence in food journalism)

Culinary Writing With or Without Recipes: “The Cake That Makes Our Family” (Lila Byock, Gilt Taste)

Instructional Culinary Writing with Recipes: “Eat Shoots & Leaves” (a series by Raquel Pelzel, Amanda Cohen, Aki Kamozawa & Alex Talbot, Adam Erace, Sheri Castle; Gilt Taste)

Culinary Travel Writing or Memoirs and Personal Essays: “Sibling Rivalry at the Stove” (Tamar Adler, Gilt Taste)

Additionally, Gilt Taste was also nominated for the following IACP Awards:

New Media & Broadcast Awards (Honoring trendsetters and excellence in traditional and emerging communications technologies)

Humorous Video Short: “The Good, The Bad and The Leafy” (GiltTaste.com)

Bert Greene Awards (Honoring excellence in food journalism)

Culinary Travel Writing or Memoirs and Personal Essays: “(Not) Ducking a Legacy” (Francis Lam, Gilt Taste)

Culinary Writing That Makes a Difference: “The Most Important Fish in the Sea” (Alison Fairbrother and Randy Fertel, Gilt Taste)

Culinary Writing That Makes a Difference: “What Will Fracking Do to Your Food Supply?” (Barry Estabrook, Gilt Taste)

“We are so incredibly honored to receive four IACP Awards in our very first year,” said Ruth Reichl, Gilt Taste Editorial Advisor. “We launched Gilt Taste less than a year ago, so to be recognized by the culinary industry and by our peers is both deeply inspiring and rewarding. I am so thankful and proud of our team, a wonderfully talented group of writers, editors, photographers, engineers, designers and merchandisers, and look forward to bringing our readers even more great journalism, food and wine in the future.”

About Gilt Taste

Gilt Taste, www.gilttaste.com , launched in May 2011 and offers a marketplace of curated artisanal products and wines, as well as thoughtful original editorial content, gorgeous photography, delicious recipes, one-of-a-kind videos and daily sales. All of Gilt Taste’s products are inspired, inspiring, honest and coveted. Ruth Reichl, former editor in chief of Gourmet and restaurant critic of The New York Times, serves as Gilt Taste’s Editorial Advisor. It is a true content-meets-commerce site - a culinary experience that hasn’t been available online until now. Users can connect with the farmers, artisans and winemakers who make and grow the products (many of which have only been available to professional chefs, until now), read intriguing stories and original content, learn where their food comes and how to prepare it for the best results, and then have the products shipped directly to their front doorstep with a single click. No membership is required to shop the site.

About Gilt Groupe, Inc.

Gilt Groupe, www.gilt.com , is an innovative online shopping destination offering its members special access to the most inspiring merchandise, culinary offerings, and experiences every day, many at insider prices. Gilt continually searches the world for the most coveted brands and products, including fashion for women, men, and children; home decor; artisanal ingredients; hotels and travel experiences on every continent; and unique activities in a growing list of cities and destinations. We believe that every day is an opportunity to inspire and be inspired.

Gilt Taste Honored With Four International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) Awards

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