Hollywood, California is known internationally for the movie industry Annual Film Academy Awards. Tampa Bay, Florida is recognized and known worldwide as the home of the Annual International Cordon d’ Or – Gold Ribbon Culinary Academy Awards for Culinary Books, Cookbooks & Culinary Arts. Every year, Award Winners fly into Florida from across the USA, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Korea and Australia, to accept their ‘Culinary Academy Awards’.
In 2008, Cordon d' Or - Gold Ribbon introduced the Florida Culinary Academy Awards Program, specifically to recognize the many achievements of people on the culinary scene across the State of Florida.... It was so well received and supported, that the Program now moves forward independently of the international Culinary Academy Awards event.
FLORIDA CULINARY HALL OF FAME/LIFE ACHIEVEMENT
RESTAURANTS IN FLORIDA
Already, we have someone out in the field keeping a watchful eye on the best of the best on the scene. Additional recommendations are always welcomed.
WINE AND WINERY IN FLORIDA
There are Seventeen Wineries in Florida licensed by the State. Several are making their mark producing an excellent range of wines made from grapes grown in Florida. Many are featured at the Grape Harvest Festival annually, held at the Florida A & M University in Tallahassee.
Entrepreneurs are found everywhere on the Culinary stage. They help make the world go round and forward. Every now and then, someone appears on the scene, and their extraordinary efforts to promote and publicize Culinary activities stand out on the Culinary scene.
'SUSTAINABILITY' ON THE FLORIDA CULINARY SCENE
Names of three Floridian groups have already been put forward. We await other recommendations too.
'GREAT TASTES' IN FLORIDA
Awarded to a Product, produced, grown or made in the State of Florida.
Awarded to a Farm in the State of Florida
Florida - America's Culinary Paradise Academy Award Winners
2009 ACADEMY AWARD WINNERS
2010 ACADEMY AWARD WINNERS
2011 ACADEMY AWARD WINNERS
2013 ACADEMY AWARD WINNERS
SPECIAL CULINARY ACADEMY AWARDS PRESENTATIONS