Restaurant Membership

Restaurant Membership Criteria

Taste of Nova Scotia is a unique, province wide marketing program whose members are committed to providing exceptional Nova Scotia culinary products and experiences. All restaurant applicants must demonstrate a commitment to the following membership criteria.

Application Proces

The Taste of Nova Scotia application process involves completing the online application form; agreeing to the Taste of Nova Scotia membership criteria; and paying the $100 application fee.

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Please Note: the $100 application fee will be applied to the remaining Taste of Nova Scotia membership fees for all successful applicants. If your application for membership is not approved, your application fee will be applied to a second submission at no additional charge.

Determining Qualification

All applicants will be visited by a Taste of Nova Scotia representative to evaluate the experience and to determine if the information provided qualifies applicants for membership. The Taste of Nova Scotia membership committee will review the application and evaluation findings. The committee will then make its recommendation to the Taste of Nova Scotia Board of Directors during a scheduled board meeting. The Taste of Nova Scotia Board of Directors will then vote on final approval for membership.

Restaurant Member Fee Structure

Restaurant membership is based on a per seat basis for year round and seasonal operations.

Year Round Operations

Number of Seats Membership Fee
10 – 50 $603.75 + hst = $694.31
51 – 125 $813.75 + hst = $935.81
Over 126 $1,023.75 + hst = $1,177.31

Seasonal Operations – Open between May 1st and October 31st

Number of Seats Membership Fee
10 – 50 $498.75 + hst = $573.56
51 – 125 $708.75 + hst = $815.06
Over 126 $918.75 + hst = $1,056.56