A sequel Cookbook, the City Tavern Baking and Dessert Cookbook, was published in October 2003. His latest work, Black Forest Cuisine, recipes and reminiscences about his culinary beginnings in his hometown of Pforzheim, Germany, will be published in Fall, 2006.
He was also responsible for the creation of the Caribbean Culinary Federation (and the first inductee into the Caribbean Culinary Hall of Fame), which conducts international culinary competitions each year.
Walter Staib makes regular appearances on numerous local and national cooking shows, such as The Food Network’s “Cooking Live with Sara Moulton,” and “Keith Famie’s Adventures,” CN8’s “Let’s Cook with Paul Dillon” and CBS’ “Chef on a Shoestring.” He has also just finished taping a series of cooking shows titled “Cooking with History™,” which airs on CN8 in conjunction with “In the Fretz Kitchen.”
His passion for culinary excellence has earned him numerous awards—among them the prestigious Chevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite Agricole de la République Française in recognition for his dedication to the advancement of the restaurant industry and the global image of France. In addition to being a Member of the Corporation of the Culinary Institute of America, Staib serves as an Ambassador to the same and, in 1996, was also appointed the First Culinary Ambassador to the City of Philadelphia. Among Walter Staib’s most recent awards are Restaurants & Institutions 1999 Restaurateur of Distinction Ivy Award, the Philadelphia Delaware Valley Restaurant Association’s 1999 Restaurateur of the Year Award and the 2001, 2002, 2003 & 2004 American Academy of Hospitality Sciences’ Five Star Diamond Chef and Restaurant Awards.
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