Look around Publisher obtains Gourmand world Cookbook award, the jury of the Gourmand world Cookbook Awards has Katharina Tobben, the Managing Director and publisher of the look book publisher from Neustadt an der Weinstrasse, as “Publisher of the year 2007” award. Katharina Tobben received the “special award of the jury” for her previous career, their influence on the German cookbook market and the positive development of the look book publishing under her leadership. Edouard Cointreau, the initiator of the Gourmand world Cookbook Awards, justified the verdict of the jury as follows: “we decided to give a special award to Katharina Tobben for her outstanding career.” She has contributed to the renewed spirit of English of cookbooks, with a clear vision of the new trends, the needs of the reader, and the potential of new authors. She has had a definite impact on all the sector in Germany, with many following now her ideas. She is so a very kid and considerate person, with many human qualities. She even has to unusual understanding of the international cookbook sector.” Background: the look Book publishing, has moved already, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, celebrates its 280 birthday in November 2008.
Known, the Publisher focuses since 2003 in Neustadt an der Weinstrasse and officially as the new look book publishing GmbH”now on high-quality culinary books, cookbooks and nutrition Advisor. With the number of culinary expeditions the Publisher has successfully established itself in the past few years on the cookbook market. The pictorials show the culinary spectrum of the most beautiful regions of Germany and Europe through high-quality photographs, appealing texts and various recipes. Meanwhile the publishing house in this popular series has discovered culinary around 60 regions”- and each year come to more. Since 2006, look around with the new series of trends and lifestyle offers the possibility to explore culinary gems, scene get-togethers as well as OffBeat boutiques and shops of different cities just younger readers.
The Publisher also picks up trends in the areas of nutrition and culinary enjoyment. The publishing program so the new need of many people after a healthy balanced diet meets and offers at the same time to look into the cooking pots of the world by appealing photographs and well researched recipes. The portfolio is supplemented by cookbooks by chefs such as Harald Wohlfahrt, Dieter Muller and Christian Bau. Not only readers appreciate the publishing program. In the past five years look around is awarded several times by different juries for his work.