Nominate Your Favourite Taste of Nova Scotia


Halifax, N.S. –Taste of Nova Scotia is inviting food and wine enthusiasts to nominate their favourite restaurants, local food products as well as a Nova Scotia culinary ambassador. The annual Taste of Nova Scotia Prestige Awards is a celebration of excellence to recognize and honour exceptional culinary products and services in the province. Nominations are now open and will run until September 15, 2015.


“In Nova Scotia we have access to an abundance and variety of fresh, local ingredients, but it is the genuine passion of our people, the fishers, the farmers, the chefs and producers that set us apart from other regions of Canada and the world,” says Janice Ruddock, executive director of Taste of Nova Scotia. “Our Taste of Nova Scotia Prestige Award recipients have a distinct pride of place and exuberant passion for all they do…they represent innovation and expertise in our industry and are committed to improving and promoting culinary excellence in Nova Scotia.”


Nominations are now open to the public and will be accepted for Taste of Nova Scotia members in the following categories:


Ø  Restaurant of the Year (3 awards)

Chef Inspired Fine Dining

Chef Inspired Casual Dining

Essence of Nova Scotia

Ø  Culinary Ambassador of the Year

Ø  Consumer Choice Product of the Year


Online nominations can be made at until September 15, 2015.


Recipients for Server of the Year, Producer of the Year and Innovative Product of the Year are nominated internally by the Taste of Nova Scotia membership. All awards will be announced and presented at Devour! The Food Film Festival on Friday, November 6, 2015.


For more information about Taste of Nova Scotia and the Prestige Awards, please visit



For more information please contact:

Christine White

Director of Communications & Events, Taste of Nova Scotia

Phone: (902) 492-9291, ext 115

Cell: (902) 880-2180




About Taste of Nova Scotia

Taste of Nova Scotia is a unique, province-wide marketing program, whose members are committed to offering the very best culinary experiences and products that Nova Scotia has to offer. The Taste of Nova Scotia membership base includes over 150 quality food producers and processors, as well as a collection of the best restaurants in the province.

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