JAMES O. FRAIOLI is an award-winning culinary author. He has more than 35 published titles and a James Beard Award to his credit. Other awards include the IACP Julia Child Award, multiple Gourmand International World Cookbook Awards, 1st place Gold from Next Generation Indie Book Awards, 1st place Gold from Midwest Independent Publishers Association Awards, 1st place Gold from Publishers West Awards, multiple Golds from PMA Benjamin Franklin Awards, multiple Golds from Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Awards, along with Gold Ink Awards, and multiple IPPY Awards. His celebrated books have been featured on the Food Network, been selected personally by Ellen DeGeneres as gifts for her television audience on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, been showcased in People, O, The Oprah Magazine, Vogue, and on Martha Stewart Living Radio, and praised by such esteemed periodicals like Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, and the New York Times. Other books include the fictional graphic novel series Fabien Cousteau Expeditions for Simon & Schuster.

Other Works

  • THE GLOBAL COCKTAILIAN: Recipes and Stories from a Traveling Bartender

  • NEW NATIVE KITCHEN: Celebrating Modern Recipes of the American Indian

  • THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO COOKING WILD GAME: Recipes and Techniques for Every North American Hunter

  • THE UNOFFICIAL COOKBOOK FOR THE NINJA FOODI: A Healthy Guide to Using the Pressure Cooker That Crisps

  • THE HOME BUTCHER: Simple, Modern Butchering Techniques with Recipes

  • THE TROPICALE RESTAURANT COOKBOOK: Comfort Food for a Modern World

  • CHARRED & SMOKED: More Than 75 Bold Recipes and Cooking Techniques for the Home Cook

  • THE GOLDEN STEER STEAKHOUSE LAS VEGAS: Recipes, Tales & Celebrities from the Legendary Las Vegas Restaurant

  • SEA ROBINS, TRIGGER FISH & OTHER OVERLOOKED SEAFOOD: The Complete Guide to Preparing & Serving Bycatch

  • THE BLOODY MARY: Classics, Riffs & Contemporary Recipes for the Modern Bar

  • THE OFFICIAL CHASE 'N YUR FACE COOKBOOK: Tasty Recipes & Fun Facts to Start Your Food Adventure

  • THE CANON COCKTAIL BOOK: Recipes from the Acclaimed Seattle Bar

  • COOKING WILD: More than 150 Recipes for Eating Close to Nature

  • TIKI WITH A TWIST: 75 Cool, Fresh, and Wild Tropical Cocktails

  • CULINARY BIRDS: A Complete Guide to Buying and Serving Savory Poultry

  • THE CHEF'S TABLE SEATTLE: Extraordinary Recipes from the Emerald City

  • THE CHEF'S TABLE SANTA BARBARA: Extraordinary Recipes from the American Riviera

  • MICHAEL ANTHONY'S CUCINA ITALIANA: A Taste of Italy in the Lowcountry

  • WILD ALASKAN SEAFOOD: Celebrated Recipes from 25 of America's Top Chefs

  • BIS ON MAIN: Contemporary Northwest Cuisine  


Awards and Recognition

  • James Beard Award
  • IACP Cookbook Award - The Julia Child Award
  • Gourmand International World Cookbook Awards "Book of the Year
  • Next Generation Indie Book Awards
  • PMA Benjamin Franklin Awards
  • Foreword Magazine Book of the Year
  • Midwest Independent Publishers Association
  • Gold Ink Awards
  • IPPY Awards
  • USA Book News "Best Book Awards"