Taste of Nova Scotia Awards Online Toolkit
The Taste of Nova Scotia Awards is our official, annual celebration of culinary excellence where members are acknowledged for their dedication, service, creativity, passion and great taste!
Taste of Nova Scotia Award Nomination Pages
Click on categories below to link directly to online nomination forms.
- Restaurant of the Year
- Producer of the Year
- Server of the Year
- Product of the Year
- The Gary MacDonald Culinary Ambassador of the Year
July 1 – August 31, 2017
PROMOTING THE TASTE OF NOVA SCOTIA AWARDS
Social Media Promotion
We have developed images for use on your various social media channels to encourage consumers to nominate your business and others for the Taste of Nova Scotia Awards. We encourage you to download these images and post them on you various social media profiles.
Download the Taste of Nova Scotia Awards logo
Download the official Taste of Nova Scotia Awards logo to use in your own promotional efforts.
10 GREAT WAYS TO PROMOTE THE TASTE OF NOVA SCOTIA AWARDS
- Please use Taste of Nova Scotia Awards logo and social media images on your website, social media or restaurant promotional materials. (download above)
- Post the explanation and nomination link on your website and include the promotional copy below. www.tasteofnovascotia.com/awards
- Post the link on Facebook and Twitter to promote the awards. Hashtag: #TasteAwards
- Include the link and the promotional copy below in all of your upcoming newsletters.
- Put reminders up around your business, such as on menus, signage, chalk boards, etc.
- Make sure ALL of your staff know about the Taste of Nova Scotia Awards and are asking customers to nominate.
- Share the link to the videos of last years’ Taste of Nova Scotia Awards recipients on your website and social media pages, encouraging people to nominate. (https://www.youtube.com/user/TasteofNS)
- Tell your family, friends, neighbours, and community groups, and get them to tell everyone they know, and so on…spread the word.
- Tell your staff to tell their family, friends, neighbours, community groups…you get the point.
- Last but not least, don’t forget to cast your nominations!
Suggested promotional copy for use in your newsletters, website and social media is as follows:
This summer, help us celebrate culinary excellence in Nova Scotia by nominating your favourite restaurant, product or culinary ambassador for a Taste of Nova Scotia Award. Nominations open until August 31, 2017. Visit www.tasteofnovascotia.com/awards for more information.
5 REASONS WHY YOU WANT TO WIN A TASTE OF NOVA SCOTIA AWARD
- Your business will be recognized at a Taste of Nova Scotia Awards presentation at Devour! The Food Film Festival.
- There will be media coverage of the award winners.
- Award winners will be recognized in the 2017 Culinary Guide (100,000 copies) and on our website.
- Video profiles will be produced for each of the winners (over 76,000 views this year).
- Your business will be profiled throughout the year on Taste of Nova Scotia’s website, newsletter and social media channels.
For more information please contact:
Sacha Smith, Director of Membership Services