We are pleased to announce that The Chef’s Canvas has won multiple awards!

  • Gold medal in the Cookbook category for the Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPYs)
  • First place win from Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
  • Gold at local AAF ADDY Awards in Jacksonville, thenGold at the Fourth District AAF ADDY Awards in Miami. National level AAF ADDY award under review.

The Chef’s Canvas is a cookbook unlike any other! This artfully designed coffee table book is beautifully produced and perfect for lovers of art and food! Published by the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, the book pairs works of the Museum’s Permanent Collection with some of the best chefs, bartenders and breweries in Northeast Florida. Through the eyes and mouths of these culinary experts, each Chef created a recipe inspired by the work of art! This publication is a true celebration merging fine art and the art of fine food!

The 288 page book was produced by the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens and Cari Sanchez-Potter, with design by Varick Rosete Studio and photography by Agnes Lopez. The book was photographed, designed, edited, compiled and manufactured in sunny Jacksonville, Florida.


13 Gypsies /// 29 South /// 5Loaves 2Fish /// bb’s /// Biscottis /// Bistro Aix /// Black Sheep Restaurant /// The Blind Rabbit – A Burger & Whiskey Bar /// Blue Bamboo /// Bold Bean /// BREW 5 Points /// Cafe at the Cummer /// Candy Apple Cafe /// Catering by Liz /// Cely’s Filipino Food /// The Chef’s Garden Catering & Events /// Chew Chew /// Collage Restaurant /// Community Loaves /// Corner Taco /// The Floridian /// Funkadelic /// Gilbert’s Underground Kitchen /// Hoptinger /// JJ’s Bistro /// Kazu Japanese /// Knead Bakeshop /// Matthew’s /// Michael’s Tasting Room /// Moxie Kitchen + Cocktails /// Nola MOCA /// North Beach Fish Camp /// Ocean 60 /// Omni Amelia Island Plantation /// On the Fly /// Ovinte /// Palm Valley Fish Camp /// Restaurant Medure /// Restaurant Orsay /// Salt @ The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island /// Sbraga & Company /// Super Food and Brew /// Sweet Theory Baking Co. /// TacoLu /// Tapa That /// Taverna /// The Potter’s House Soul Food Bistro /// Uptown Kitchen + Bar


Candy Apple Cafe /// Dos Gatos /// Grape & Grain Exchange /// The Ice Plant /// Sidecar


Aardwolf /// Bold City Brewery /// Engine 15 /// Green Room /// Intuition Ale Works /// Pinglehead /// Veterans United /// Zeta Brewing

For wholesale inquiries please contact studor@cummermuseum.org.