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WINNERS, NOMINEES & HONOREES: 6TH ANNUAL TASTE AWARDS

TASTE AWARDS Finalists
are selected from nomination submissions by the ACADEMY OF MEDIA TASTEMAKERS, a diverse and respected association of food & wine editors, writers and bloggers, chefs, fashion journalists, television producers and stations, online video platforms, mobile device providers, retail and technology enterprises, and others.

Selected Category Winners of the TASTE AWARDS were announced on December 3, 2014, and all award winners including Viewers Choice receive their honors on January 15th, 2015 at a Red Carpet Hollywood Awards celebration.

Lifetime Achievement Awards and other Special Awards will also be presented to valuable contributors to the industry.

See Official Award Winners, Nominees & Honorees below.

Vote for the remaining Viewers Choice Categories here (closes Dec. 17th)





SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT & HONOREE AWARD WINNERS


LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD PIONEER AWARD

William Shatner ("Brown Bag Wine Tasting", "The Shatner Project," "Star Trek")

Sara Moulton, Bobby Flay, Susan Feniger, Narsai David

KIKKOMAN BREAKOUT FOODIES OF THE YEAR
BREAKOUT FASHIONISTAS OF THE YEAR

Young Hollywood Food Feed, Victory Gardens edibleFeast, Simply Laura, Knife Fight, Real Girls Kitchen with Haylie Duff, Foodable

StyleHaul, Tokyo Fashion Express, Meghan Rienks, B.O.R.N. to Style, Target commercial Featuring “Together” by HAIM

BREAKOUT STORYTELLERS OF THE YEAR OUTSTANDING VISION

Growing a Greener World, Rhythm Abroad with Brittany Pierce, Moveable Feast

"Key Ingredients" Chef/Film Event series hosted by Tribeca Film Institute

OUTSTANDING PASSION OUTSTANDING INSPIRATION

The Feed, Andres Izquieta, Blogilates

Fashion Police, Shinola film series by Bruce Weber

STYLEMAKER AWARD OUTSTANDING CULINARY TRAVEL EXPERIENCE

Lisa Vanderpump, Sabrina Soto

JetBlue Mint, Fiji Airways, Celebrity Cruises

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR GUILTY ADDICTION OF THE YEAR

Chef Carla Hall, Epic Meal Empire

"Got Milk" Future Olympian, Eat Your Words (MYX TV), Amazing Wedding Cakes

SPOTLIGHT AWARD OUTSTANDING ONLINE SERVICE

Betabrand - The World's Funniest Fashion Models, NuMe's Kiss of a Siren fashion film, KCRW's DnA: Design & Architecture, Farang: The Story of Chef Andy Ricker (Vice Munchies), Placebo // Loud Like Love (feat. Bret Easton Ellis by Saman Kesh)

Feastly, Fashion Accelerator (Business of Fashion Online Education Series)

OUTSTANDING MUSIC VIDEO PERSON OF THE YEAR

This is How We Do It (Katy Perry Music Video by Doomsday and Joel Kefali)

Marcus Lemonis - The Profit (CNBC)

OUTSTANDING FOOD EVENT OUTSTANDING INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCE

Flavor! Napa Valley, LuckyRice, Sunset SAVOR the Central Coast, Vegas Uncork'd

Ratatouille at Disneyland Paris

OUTSTANDING CROWDFUNDING VIDEO OUTSTANDING LIFESTYLE FILMS

Submarine Sandwich Kickstarter video

Higher film by Teton Gravity Research and Jeremy Jones, Advanced Style, No More Tiaras

OUTSTANDING TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION GREAT TASTE PRIZE:
Hollywood Tastemakers (f)

GoPro, Chromecast, V-MODA

Jeannie Mai, Zoe Saldana, Aisha Tyler, Anna Kendrick, Leila Ali, Lizzy Caplan, Ashley Greene, Kate Bosworth, Mindy Kaling, Elizabeth Banks, Kat Graham, Krysten Ritter, Maria Menounos

GREAT TASTE PRIZE:
Hollywood Tastemakers (m)
GREAT TASTE PRIZE:
Young Tastemakers

Mario Lopez, Billy Bush, Joe Manganiello, Alex O'Loughlin, Jon Favreau, Dwayne Johnson, Harry Lennix, Fabio Viviani, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, John Cho

EJ Johnson, Dorothy Wang, Morgan Stewart, Brendan Fitzpatrick, Chloé Grace Moretz, Dakota Fanning, Sarah Hyland, Olivia Holt, Peyton List, Bella Thorne, Hailee Steinfeld, Karan Bar

GREAT TASTE PRIZE:
Kikkoman Culinary Tastemakers

 

TBA

 

 


TASTE HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

• Babette’s Feast (film)
• Cake Boss
• Chocolat (film)
• Chopped
• Cool Hunting
• Evan Kleiman
• Fashion TV
• Gordon Ramsay
• Jack LaLanne
• Jeff Lewis
• Jolene Sugarbaker
• Marcus Samuelsson

• Martha Stewart
• New Scandinavian Cooking
• Say Yes to the Dress
• Sideways (film)
• Slow Living Radio
• The Culinary Institute of America
• The Devil Wears Prada (film)
• Tyler Florence
• Without Borders
• Wolfgang Puck

 



COMPETITION AWARD CATEGORY NOMINEES



BEST DRINK OR BEVERAGE PROGRAM: WEB
Kathy Casey's Liquid Kitchen

Small Screen Network

More Than Maraschino

Small Screen Network

Raising the Bar with Jamie Boudreau

Small Screen Network

The Bikini Lifestyles Show, "Wine Dine and Workout"

The Bikini Chef

The Cocktail Spirit with Robert Hess

Small Screen Network

The Morgenthaler Method

Small Screen Network

The Proper Pour with Charlotte Voisey

Small Screen Network

Winter Holiday Cocktails - Web Series

Grokker

BEST DRINK OR BEVERAGE PROGRAM: TELEVISION

America's Test Kitchen

America's Test Kitchen

Bar Rescue

Spike TV

Best Bars in America

Esquire Network

Brew Dogs

Esquire Network

Cook's Country

America's Test Kitchen

Moonshiners

Discovery Channel

BEST FOOD PROGRAM: TELEVISION

A Chef's Life

PBS

Bite This with Nadia G

Cooking Channel / B360 Media

Deconstructing Dinner

ichannel

Food Forward

Food Forward Productions, Llc

Hungry Investors

Spike TV

Knife Fight

Esquire Network

Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking

Fine Cooking Magazine

Pati's Mexican Table, Season 3

Pati's Mexican Table

Top Chef

Bravo Media

BEST FOOD TRAVEL SERIES: TELEVISION

Best In Chow

Pyramid Productions

Bite This with Nadia G

Cooking Channel / B360 Media

Kevin Dundon Modern Irish Food

Modern Irish Food LLC / Create TV / PBS

Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking

Fine Cooking Magazine

New Scandinavian Cooking

Tellus Works

Pati's Mexican Table, Season 3

Pati's Mexican Table

Recipes that Rocks series 2

Mago Films

Without Borders (webseries) turned "Chefs Run Wild" (television series)

Without Borders

THE KIKKOMAN AWARD FOR BEST REALITY SERIES: FOOD OR DRINK

1 Minute Meal

1 Minute Meal

A Chef's Life

PBS

A Taste of New York TV Show

A Taste of New York Inc.

Bar Rescue

Spike TV

Hungry Investors

Spike TV

Knife Fight

Esquire Network

Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking

Fine Cooking Magazine

Top Chef

Bravo Media

Wahlburgers

A&E Networks

BEST FASHION OR DESIGN PROGRAM: TELEVISION

BTS Tatler Magazine “Floral Embellishment” Photo & Video Shoot Hong Kong Edititon

InFocus Film Works

Fashion News Live

RLG Productions Corp.

Buy Bling, Get One Free!

Visual Industry Promotion Organization (VIPO)

Flipping Out

Bravo Media

Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta

TLC

Something Borrowed

TLC

BEST REALITY SERIES: FASHION, DESIGN OR HOME DECOR

Behind the Scenes of Fashion News Live

RLG Productions Corp.

Catch a Contractor

Spike TV

Flipping Out

Bravo Media

Home Made Simple

OWN / Harpo Studios

Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta

TLC

Something Borrowed

TLC

BEST HOME DECOR AND DESIGN PROGRAM, presented by Ferrara Flame

 

Catch a Contractor

Spike TV

Flipping Out

Bravo Media

Home Made Simple

OWN / Harpo Studios

P. Allen Smith's Garden Home

P. Allen Smith / Hortus, LTD

BEST GREEN OR ORGANIC PROGRAM

Deconstructing Dinner

ichannel

Jazzy Vegetarian

Jazzy Vegetarian LLC

Kitchen Vignettes

PBS

P. Allen Smith's Garden Home

P. Allen Smith / Hortus, LTD

Recipes that Rocks series 2

Mago Films

The Healthy Voyager

The Healthy Voyager

The Lexicon of Sustainability

PBS

BEST CITY OR REGIONAL PROGRAM

 

1 Minute Meal

1 Minute Meal

A Taste of New York TV Show

A Taste of New York Inc

Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles

Bravo Media

Million Dollar Listing New York

Bravo Media

Savoring The Sweetness, Let's Talk About Food 

Savoring The Sweetness, Pepper Jay Productions, Actors E Network

The Drive with Steve Jaxon's "Wine Wednesday"

KSRO Radio

Welcome to Sweetie Pie's

OWN / Harpo Studios

BEST BRANDED PROGRAM

A Taste of New York TV Show

A Taste of New York Inc

Hanging with Harris - James Beard Special

Small Screen Network

More Than Maraschino

Small Screen Network

P. Allen Smith's Garden Home

P. Allen Smith / Hortus, LTD

RV Cooking Show Australia: Ballarat Tour & Damper Flatbread

RV Cooking Show Australia

San Diego Grilled Fish Tacos at Santee Lakes

RV Cooking Show

The Balanced Bartender

Small Screen Network

The Proper Pour with Charlotte Voisey

Small Screen Network

BEST NEW SERIES

Baking Bread

BreadLoveAndDreams

Best In Chow

Pyramid Productions

Bite This with Nadia G

Cooking Channel / B360 Media

French Guy Cooking

French Guy Cooking

Hungry Investors

Spike TV

Mind Over Munch

Mind Over Munch

RV Cooking Show Australia: 90 Days Downunder Road Trip

RV Cooking Show Australia

The Lexicon of Sustainability

PBS

Top Chef Duels

Bravo Media

BEST SINGLE TOPIC SERIES

Bar Rescue

Spike TV

Entertaining with Beth

Entertaining with Beth

Hungry Investors

Spike TV

Joy of Baking

iFood Media LLC

Kathy Casey's Liquid Kitchen

Small Screen Network

P. Allen Smith's Garden Home

P. Allen Smith / Hortus, LTD

Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta

TLC

The Proper Pour with Charlotte Voisey

Small Screen Network

BEST CHEF IN A SERIES

A Chef's Life

PBS

Deconstructing Dinner

ichannel

French Guy Cooking

French Guy Cooking

Kevin Dundon Modern Irish Food

Modern Irish Food LLC / Create TV / PBS

New Scandinavian Cooking

Tellus Works

Pati's Mexican Table, Season 3

Pati's Mexican Table

Prime Cut: The Meat Lovers Guid to Preparing Beef

Grokker Inc.

BEST CRITIC OR REVIEW SERIES

Bite and Booze Radio Show

Bite and Booze LLC

The Drive with Steve Jaxon's "Wine Wednesday"

KSRO Radio

The Feed

A&E Networks

The Lafayette Food Junkie Radio Show

Lafayette Food Junkie

BEST TRAVEL PROGRAM

Best Bars in America 

Esquire Network

Bite This with Nadia G

Cooking Channel / B360 Media / B360 Media

FNL's City Showcase

Fashion News Live

Rhythm Abroad with Brittany Pierce

Create TV / PBS / Joi Productions LLC

The Healthy Voyager

The Healthy Voyager

Travel With Kids

Travel With Kids

Without Borders (webseries) turned"Chefs Run Wild" (television series)

Without Borders

BEST KIDS PROGRAM

Against Type

Funstertainment Productions

Cool Kids Cook with Kid Chef Eliana

VoiceAmerica Kids

Travel With Kids

Travel With Kids / PBS

BEST ETHNIC PROGRAM

1 Minute Meal

1 Minute Meal

Baking Bread

BreadLoveAndDreams

Brindiamo! "A Toast To The Finest Italian Restaurants"

OK Productions LLC

Cooking Like Mummyji

Grokker

Pati's Mexican Table

Pati's Mexican Table

BEST HEALTH & FITNESS PROGRAM (Physical & Exercise)

The Bikini Lifestyles Show, "Wine Dine and Workout"

The Bikini Chef

The Ultimate Mud Runner Strength: Week 3 & 4 

Grokker

X5 Intensity: Week 1 - Bodyweight 

Grokker

BEST HEALTH & FITNESS PROGRAM (Food & Diet)

Cooking Clean with Quest Season 3

Quest Nutrition

Jazzy Vegetarian

Jazzy Vegetarian LLC

Mind Over Munch

Mind Over Munch

The Bikini Lifestyles Show, "Wine Dine and Workout"

The Bikini Chef

The Healthy Voyager

The Healthy Voyager

BEST HEALTH & FITNESS PROGRAM (Mental or Spiritual)

The Bikini Lifestyles Show, "Wine Dine and Workout"

The Bikini Chef

The Balanced Bartender

Small Screen Network

Oprah's Lifeclass

OWN / Harpo Studios

BEST BRANDED VIDEO PROMOTION OR CAMPAIGN

The Laserwolf 

BJ Golnick Pictures

The Bikini Lifestyles Show, "Wine Dine and Workout"

The Bikini Chef

The Balanced Bartender

Small Screen Network

RV Cooking Show Australia: Ballarat Tour & Damper Flatbread

RV Cooking Show Australia

More Than Maraschino

Small Screen Network

Little Black Bikini - Montce Swimwear

BJ Golnick Pictures

Hanging with Harris - James Beard Special

Small Screen Network

Alive fashion film for costumiers by Prangsta

DECODE

A Visit from St. Nicholas

P. Allen Smith / Hortus, LTD

BEST INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM

Best In Chow

Pyramid Productions

FOODelicious

Hitlab

Frittelle di Carnevale (Carnival Fritters) feat. NONNA FERNANDA

BreadLoveAndDreams

New Scandinavian Cooking

Tellus Works

Quintessential Cookie Series: Ginger Snap Cookies with Ground Black Pepper  

Grokker Inc.

RV Cooking Show Australia: Ballarat Tour & Damper Flatbread

RV Cooking Show Australia

Soul Kitchen

Hitlab

The Singing Chefs

Hitlab

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VIEWER CHOICE AWARD CATEGORY NOMINEES
VOTE THROUGH DEC. 17TH. WINNERS TO BE ANNOUNCED ON JANURY 15, 2015


BEST FOOD PROGRAM: WEB
(VOTE)

1 Minute Meal

View

FNL's City Showcase: Lima Peru 

View

Hanging with Harris - James Beard Special

View

Joy of Baking

View

Kitchen Vignettes

View

Prime Cut: The Meat Lovers Guid to Preparing Beef

View

Soul Kitchen

View

The Bikini Lifestyles Show, "Wine Dine and Workout"

View

The Culinary Institute of America and USA Weekend Recipe & Video Series

View

The Trailer Park Cooking Show With Jolene Sugarbaker

View

BEST FOOD TRAVEL SERIES: WEB
(VOTE)

Cooking for Dads

View

Deconstructing Dinner

View

FNL's City Showcase

View

Original Fare

View

RV Cooking Show Australia: 90 Days Downunder Road Trip

View

San Diego Grilled Fish Tacos at Santee Lakes

View

The Healthy Voyager

View

Without Borders (webseries)

View

BEST HOME CHEF IN A SERIES
(VOTE)

Cooking Like Mummyji

View

Dish It Out! 

View

Entertaining with Beth

View

French Guy Cooking

View

How To Cook That

View

Joy of Baking

View

Kitchen Vignettes

View

Real Girls Kitchen with Haylie Duff

View

San Diego Grilled Fish Tacos at Santee Lakes

View

The Trailer Park Cooking Show With Jolene Sugarbaker

View

"OFFICIAL SELECTION": BEST FEATURE-LENGTH FILM OR DOCUMENTARY
40+ MINUTES
(VOTE)
100 Foot Journey Trailer
A Film About Coffee Trailer
Chef Trailer
The Boxtrolls Trailer
"OFFICIAL SELECTION": BEST MINI FILM OR DOCUMENTARY
5-10 MINUTES

(VOTE)

A Taste of Fate

View

BTS Tatler Magazine “Floral Embellishment” Photo & Video Shoot Hong Kong Edititon

View

Frittelle di Carnevale (Carnival Fritters) feat. NONNA FERNANDA

View

Little Black Bikini - Montce Swimwear

View

Securing Greater Diversity

View

The Balanced Bartender

View

The Laserwolf 

View

TRNSFRM - a fashion film with Jypsea swimwear

View

BEST FOOD OR DRINK RADIO BROADCAST
(VOTE)

America's Test Kitchen Radio 

Listen

Bite and Booze Radio Show

Listen

Cool Kids Cook with Kid Chef Eliana

Listen

Food & Wine with Chef Jamie Gwen

Listen

Just Cook It Radio

Listen

The Bikini Lifestyles Show, "Wine Dine and Workout"

Listen

The Drive with Steve Jaxon's "Wine Wednesday"

Listen

The Lafayette Food Junkie Radio Show

Listen

What's Cookin' Today

Listen

BEST FASHION OR DESIGN: WEB PROGRAM OR VIDEO
(VOTE)

"Alive" fashion film for costumiers Prangsta

View

Fashion News Live

View

"Buy Bling, Get One Free!"

View

FNL's Fashion-Able

View

FNL's How Does Fashion Go From Runway to the Oscars Red Carpet

View

FNL's Milan Fashion Week #FW14/15 Showcase

View

Little Black Bikini - Montce Swimwear

View

TRNSFRM - a fashion film with Jypsea swimwear

View

BEST COMEDY
(VOTE)

Against Type

View

Dish It Out! 

View

The 3 Julias Cooking Show 

View

The Trailer Park Cooking Show With Jolene Sugarbaker

View

BEST ENTERTAINMENT NEWS SERIES - TELEVISION
(VOTE)

Access Hollywood

www.accesshollywood.com

E! News

www.eonline.com/shows/e_news

Entertainment Tonight

www.etonline.com

Extra

www.extratv.com

OK

www.oktvusa.com

TMZ

www.tmz.com

BEST INSTRUCTIONAL WEB SERIES
(VOTE)

Baking Bread

View

Entertaining with Beth

View

How To Cook That

View

Joy of Baking

View

Kathy Casey's Liquid Kitchen

View

Raising the Bar with Jamie Boudreau

View

RV Cooking Show Australia: 90 Days Downunder Road Trip

View

San Diego Grilled Fish Tacos at Santee Lakes

View

Soul Kitchen

View

The Cocktail Spirit with Robert Hess

View

 

 

 

CRAFT AWARD CATEGORY NOMINEES


Craft: Best Music - Intro or Theme Music
A Film About Coffee Beakers and Beads/ A Film About Coffee by Brian Leroy Hall of Marmoset Music
Deconstructing Dinner - Honey episode Deconstructing Dinner theme music
Jazzy Vegetarian Jazzy Vegetarian Theme Song
Rhythm Abroad with Brittany Pierce Rhythm Abroad Theme
Craft: Best Producer
America's Test Kitchen Melissa Baldino, Stephanie Stender, Kaitlin Hammond
Craft: Best Director
New Scandinavian Cooking Jan-Erik Lustig
Craft: Best Host
Top Chef Padma Lakshmi
 

 

COUNTRY AWARD CATEGORY NOMINEES


Best of: Canada
Deconstructing Dinner ichannel
Best of: United Kingdom and Ireland

Kevin Dundon Modern Irish Food

Modern Irish Food LLC / Create TV / PBS

Best of: Australia
How To Cook That Ann Reardon