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Nominees Announced for the 3rd Annual TASTE AWARDS – Innovative Food and Lifestyle Programs Lead

November 2, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO and LOS ANGELES, Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The 3rd Annual TASTE AWARDS, the premier awards show celebrating the year’s best in Food, Fashion, and Home Lifestyle programs on Television, in Film, Online, and on Radio is pleased to announce the nominees for the upcoming awards show in Hollywood.

Jamie Oliver, Average Betty, Anthony Bourdain, Top Chef: Just Desserts, Project Runway, What Not to Wear, and Rick Bayless lead the awards finalists with several nominations each. This year there also are a variety of new and innovative food, fashion, and lifestyle programs that have received finalist nominations.

Special Achievement Awards have been announced for Steve Jobs, Stanley Tucci, Ming Tsai, Kung Fu Panda 2, Ludo Bites America, Debi Mazar, Restaurant Impossible, The Chew, LX TV, All on the Line, Beverly Hills Hair, Cuisine Culture, Famous Foods, Kaitlyn’s Beauty Journal, Mad Fashion, Nail Files, Reservations Required, Tabatha’s Salon Takeover, kids cooking program Taste Buds, and the Canon 7D.

Additional award categories included this year are Best Radio Program, Best International Program, Best Ethnic Program, and Best Foreign Language Program. In addition, Viewers Choice Voting for selected categories is now open and continues through December 8th.

Award Winners will be announced at the TASTE AWARDS Red Carpet event and reception at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood on January 12th, as well as filmed for later broadcast.

The TASTE AWARDS show features a star-studded lineup of food and fashion TV celebrities, including Fabio Viviani (Bravo), Tanya Holland (Cooking Channel, Food Network), Nathan Lyon (Fit TV, Discovery Health, PBS, Food Network), and Amy Paffrath (E! Entertainment Television).

The full list of nominees and categories for the 2012 TASTE AWARDS, including Best Food Program, Best Drink Program, Best Film, Best Fashion Program, and Best Organic Program can be seen on www.TheTasteAwards.com, or www.TastyAwards.com.

Visit to the site also to participate in the TASTE AWARDS Viewers Choice voting. Get updates on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/TastyAwards and on www.Facebook.com/TastyAwards


The Annual TASTE AWARDS (also known as the TASTY Awards) in Hollywood celebrate the year’s best in food, fashion, and home lifestyle programs on Television, in Film, Online, and on Radio.

It has included appearances by stars, celebrities, producers and executives from networks and platforms such as the Food Network, the Style Network, Bravo, the Cooking Channel, TLC, Discovery, Lifetime, E! Entertainment Television, PBS, NBC, ABC, the CW, HGTV, the Travel Channel, HD Net, Hulu, YouTube, Sony Pictures, and more.

Official Partners for the 3rd Annual TASTE AWARDS include the Kikkoman, AmericaOne television network, PR Newswire, TasteTV, Intermezzo Magazine, Cuisine Noir Magazine, Drink Me Magazine, Ferrara Flame, SummerJasmines, Schiltz Foods, Peju Winery, Raymond Vineyards, R&B Cellars, Ecogenics, Jenuinely Pure, Sella All Natural Skincare, Deep River Snacks, Food Should Taste Good, Mediterranean Snacks, Cinda’s Toffee, Toffee Break, Toffee Talk, the Estonian Consulate and Eventbrite.

The viewer appetite and response to food and style programs has surged over the last decade, making them some of the highest watched and sponsored video content. The TASTE AWARDS spotlight the year’s best achievements in food, fashion, and home lifestyle programs on television, in film, and on the web.

A limited quantity of TASTE AWARDS event tickets will be available starting November 9th on a first come basis. For details, go to www.TheTasteAwards.com, or www.TastyAwards.com

For more information, contact the TASTE AWARDS, www.TheTasteAwards.com


Source: PR Newswire