American Public Media's The Splendid Table Wins
2008 James Beard Foundation Award
(St. Paul, Minn.) June 10, 2008—American Public Media™ today announced that The Splendid Table® has won the 2008 James Beard Foundation Award in the Radio Food Show category. Referred to by TIME magazine as "The Oscars of the food world," the James Beard Foundation Awards honor culinary professionals for excellence and achievement in their field.
Produced and distributed by American Public Media in Saint Paul, Minn., The Splendid Table is a culinary, culture and lifestyle one-hour program that celebrates the intersection of food and life. Each week, The Splendid Table's Lynne Rossetto Kasper leads public radio audiences on a journey of the senses and leads discussions with a variety of writers and personalities who share their passion for the culinary delights. The Splendid Table won its first James Beard Foundation Award in the Best National Radio Show category in 1998.
The Splendid Table production team includes host Lynne Rossetto Kasper, managing producer Sally Swift, producer Jennifer Russell and technical director Jennifer Luebke. The program is on the Web at www.splendidtable.org.