Taste of Nova Scotia Awards

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Passion.Dedication.Innovation

Celebrating Nova Scotia culinary excellence

In Nova Scotia, we offer unique, unforgettable culinary experiences. It’s the passion of our people, the fishers, the farmers, the chefs, the brewmasters and the winemakers that set us apart from other regions of the country and the world. Everything we celebrate is unique to who we are as Nova Scotians – our geography, our climate and the character of our people.

About the Taste of Nova Scotia Awards

The Taste of Nova Scotia Awards launched in 2007 as a way to recognize and celebrate the culinary leaders in Nova Scotia; the people and products that are at the heart of Nova Scotia’s great culinary experiences and successes. The Taste of Nova Scotia Awards are the only province-wide awards program that celebrates Nova Scotian culinary producers, developers, exporters, and servers, from Yarmouth to Cape Breton – and everywhere in between.

The Awards

2018 nominations

Nominations for the 2018 Taste of Nova Scotia Awards are now closed. Thank you for your nominations. All winners will be announced during Devour! in October. Stay tuned!

Past Award Winners

The Taste of Nova Scotia Award winners are passionate, dedicated and innovative culinary leaders. They provide world-class, unique culinary experiences that are authentically Nova Scotian.

2017 Award Winners

Restaurant of the Year
The Grand Banker Bar & Grill, Lunenburg

Producer of the Year
Benjamin Bridge, Gaspereau Valley

Server of the Year
Nicole Raufeisen, Little Oak, Halifax

Product of the Year
Something Different, Annapolis Cider Company, Wolfville

Culinary Ambassadors
Chris and Melissa Velden, The Flying Apron Inn & Cookery, Summerville

2016 Award Winners
2015 Award Winners
2014 Award Winners
2013 Award Winners

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