The Cordon d' Or - Gold Ribbon 2007 Culinary Academy Awards and Cookbooks & Culinary Arts Awards presentations and dinner took place on Saturday 12 January, 2008. The event was held at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Self Published 'Grains, Greens and Grated Coconuts' - Ammini Ramachandram (India and Texas) 

Ammini Ramachandram is presented with the Cash Award - a check for $1000.00.  Ammini was chosen by the Judges to win the Award for her book 'Grains, Greens & Grated Coconuts'.

Parisa Ambwani (California and Persia) Self Published Book Award Winner 2005, congratulates Ammini Ramachandran, Winner of the Self Published 2007 Award, and Winner of the Cash Award 2007.