JC 100 Culinary Luminary: Anne Willan
Anne Willan has more than 50 years of experience as a teacher, cookbook author and food columnist. The founder of famed French cooking school Ecole de Cuisine la Varenne, Anne’s accolades include the IACP Lifetime Achievement Award, James Beard Award, and Bon Appetit Teacher of the Year Award. The author of more than 30 cookbooks, Anne’s long-awaited The Cookbook Library: Four Centuries of the Cooks, Writers, and Recipes That Made the Modern Cookbook was published in April 2012. Anne is also working on her memoirs, to be published in Fall 2013.