Houston, TX – February 2017 –With Gratitude, Johnny Carrabba Celebrating 30 Years of Recipes, Stories and Family is proud to be the winner of four international publishing contests. The latest recognition is from the Axiom 2017 Business Book Awards with a silver medal in the Corporate History/Milestone category which reviewed more than 500 books in the contest to select the winners. (www.axiomawards.com) Although a cookbook, With Gratitude is also Johnny’s story of achieving success in the restaurant business and the challenges he has faced along the way. With Gratitude also won Best Cookbook and Best Interior Design given by the Beverly Hills Book Awards, Best Cookbook at the 2016 London Book Festival as well as Best Fundraising book at the 2016 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. All four competitions are judged by experts from all aspects of the book industry, including publishers, writers, editors, book designers and professional writers.
Edouard Cointreau, President of Jury – Gourmand World Cookbook Awards praised With Gratitude: “This happy book is a masterpiece. It reads like a novel; it is beautifully produced.”
Inside the cookbook are more than 100 of Johnny’s most requested recipes as well as photographs that will inspire you to prepare them in your kitchen.
Johnny says, "With Gratitude, Johnny Carrabba" is a 30-year celebration gift to the community that has supported us for 30 years and equally to the employees that have made it possible.” With Gratitude is available for purchase at his five Houston restaurants - Carrabba’s on Kirby, Carrabba’s on Voss, Grace’s, Mia’s and Common Bond as well as at www.carrabbascookbook.com, Amazon.com and many other stores in the Houston area.
With Gratitude, Johnny Carrabba features:
Recipes include favorites such as: Carrabba’s Fried Calamari and Shrimp, Cozze in Bianco, Carrabba’s House Salad with Creamy Parmesan Dressing, Mamma Mandola’s Sicilian Chicken Soup, Pasta Carrabba, Chicken “Bryan Texas”, Common Bond Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookie