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The Supreme Accolade CORDON D' OR – GOLD RIBBON can be applied to any Culinary Arena at the pinnacle of its activities in the ‘Culinary Arts' theatre.
It is awarded for superlative standards at local and international level, and continues to grow in prestige and stature in the 21st Century, with the emphasis now on the International Annual COOK BOOK & ‘CULINARY ARTS' AWARDS. Cordon d' Or - Gold Ribbon is pleased to announce the names of the Award Winners in the Cookbooks & Culinary Arts Program - 2005
Cordon d'Or Lifetime Achievement Award
Georgina Campbell is an Icon on the Irish food scene. For more than 30 years, she has written about the work of others on the Irish culinary stage. The time has come for Georgina to gain deserved recognition too for her remarkable contribution in promoting Ireland's food and travel scene onto the world stage. Georgina had a cookery column in the Irish Independent newspaper in the 1970s. She then went on to write several Irish cookbooks.
By the 1990s, Georgina was involved in organizing an annual Awards Program throughout Ireland, recognizing the best of Chefs, Guest Houses, Hotels, Restaurants, and a host of other Culinary activities. The Awards were sponsored by many well known organizations within Ireland. She started her very comprehensive annual Georgina Campbell's Jameson Guide to The Best Places to Eat, Drink and Stay in Ireland in 1997
Georgina continues to write regular articles in Ireland's leading Food and Wine magazine, featuring a half dozen magnificent places to stay in Ireland, where the food and wine is excellent. She also has a regular article in the Irish Independent Weekend Magazine. Her cook book Irish Country House Cooking (new edition) was recently published.