Taste of Nova Scotia Awards

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 2008 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

2023 Taste of Nova Scotia Awards

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2022 Award Recipients

The 2022 Taste of Nova Scotia Award Winners were announced on Thursday, October 27 at the Taste of Nova Scotia Awards Ceremony, as part of Devour! The Food Film Festival.

Restaurant of the Year
Rhubarb Restaurant, Indian Harbour

Product of the Year
Fundy Gin, Still Fired Distilleries, Lequille/Annapolis Royal

Award for Service
Rhys Harnish, Shore Club, Hubbards

Producer of the Year
Boxing Rock Brewing Company, Shelburne

Culinary Ambassador
Hans Christian Jost, Former Owner – Jost Vineyards, Gaspereau Vineyards, Tatamagouche Brewing Co.

Past Award Recipients

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.

2022 Award Winners
2021 Award Winners
2019 Award Winners
2018 Award Winners
2017 Award Winners
2016 Award Winners
2015 Award Winners
2014 Award Winners
2013 Award Winners

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