A sampling of the awards, certificates, and honors bestowed upon Clementine Paddleford.
Honoring Clementine Paddleford
Los Gatos, California
October 31, 1948
The Saturday Evening Post profiled Clementine in |
an article entitled "Her Passion is Food".
Clementine's prose inspired several poets and song writers over the years, |
including Lyn Duddy who wrote the Kellogg's Better Breakfast Ballad in 1950.
Paul S. Willis, President of Grocery Manufactures of America, Inc. presents |
Paddleford with her First Honorable Mention Certificate in the Life Line of America Awards
at the GMA's annual luncheon at the Waldorf on November 13, 1950.
Paddleford won the New York Newspaper Women's Club Award seven times |
(1948; 1949 Mar 05; 1951 Feb 17; 1953 Dec 10; 1954 Mar 03; 1959 Nov 07; and 1961 Nov 11)
for outstanding feature column or best article of special interest to women.
One of those awards was presented to her by Eleanor Roosevelt.
As a world traveler, the airlines loved Clementine, presenting her with several certificates|
like the Jupiter Rex from Pan American World Airways on Feb 24, 1954.
Originally formed in 1248 and revived in 1950, La Chaine des Rotisseurs is perhaps the oldest |
and largest gastronomic organizations in the world. Paddleford's collection contains menus
from several conferences from 1959 through 1964.
Palace Hotel Menu|
Dinner in Honor of
Mrs. Clementine Paddleford
The Management of the Carlsburg Breweries
June 1, 1960
Paddleford accepts the scroll for the Society of Gourmets for the Leisure Arts Award |
from T. Norman Palmer, president of the society, while Lillian Ross, executive secretary
looks on at an awards dinner on Mar 15, 1964.
Clementine's popularity can be attested from this cartoon by Peter Arno
from the Sep 26, 1964, issue of The New Yorker.
|A Get Well Card signed by many of the conference attendees prior to Paddleford's death in 1967.|