Nominees and Honorees Announced for 8th Annual TASTE AWARDS in Hollywood

Cooking Shows, Fashion and Travel Programs lead in the Hollywood Awards for TV, Film, Streaming Online Video and Radio

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 8th Annual TASTE AWARDS, the premier awards celebrating the year's best in Food, Fashion, and Lifestyle programs on Television, in Film, Online, in Apps, and on Radio & Podcasts is pleased to announce the nominees and honorees for the upcoming awards show in Hollywood.

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Celebrity Chef Jamie Oliver, Joanne Weir, MasterChef Junior, The Chew, Louisiana Eats, Mind Over Munch, and The Domestic Geek lead the awards finalists with several nominations each.

Special Achievement Honoree Awards have been announced for Jamie Oliver, Carla Hall, Adam Richman, Food Network Canada, Grand Opening (Tastemade), Going off the Menu (Bravo), Into the Drink (Outside), Huang's World (Vice), State of Undress (Vice), Window Warriors (GSN), Meredith Foster (YouTube), Claudia Sulewski (YouTube), All the Pizza (Tastemade), Tiny House Nation (FYI Network), Versace and Bruce Weber "Chicago", Playing with Food (KCBX), Trisha's Southern Kitchen (Food Network), Great British Bake Off  (BBC), Ayesha Curry, Hannah Hart, Chefs Table (Netflix), Open Your Eyes (HBO), RuPaul's Drag Race (Logo), Rachel Hunter's Tour of Beauty (Ovation), CuisinArt Resort and Spa (Anguilla), California Dream Eater (YouTube), Food Tripping with Molly (Zagat), Consumed (Eater), The World's Most Expensive Food (Channel 4/Public Television), Cookie the News (Tastemade), Alaska's Wild Gourmet (Outside), Buggin' Out with ChefPV (YouTube), Buzzfeed Tasty (Instagram/Facebook), Eat Your Science (Alton Brown), Martha & Snoop (VH1), Off the Grid, Aspen Food & Wine, Cake by the Ocean (DNCE), Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, Sausage Party, Samsung Gear VR, Merge VR, Google Daydream View, Insta360 Nano, Team Ninja Warrior (Esquire), and Hilliard Studio Method Beautiful Bride Workout (HS).

In addition, Viewers Choice Voting for radio, film, and selected online video categories is now open and continues through December 20, 2016.

Award Winners of selected categories will also be pre-announced in December 2016, and along with the remaining award winners including the Viewers Choice categories, will receive their honors in February 2017 at a Red Carpet Awards celebration in Hollywood.

The full list of nominees and categories for the 8th Annual TASTE AWARDS, including Best Food Program, Best Drink Program, Best New Series, Best Feature Film, Best Fashion Film, Best Reality Series, and Best Organic Program can be seen on

Visit the site to participate in the TASTE AWARDS Viewers Choice voting. Get updates on Twitter at and on


The Annual TASTE AWARDS (also known as the TASTY Awards) in Hollywood celebrate the year's best in Food, Fashion, and Lifestyle programs on Television, in Film, Online, in Apps, and on Radio & Podcasts.

The Annual Awards have included appearances by stars, celebrities, producers and executives from networks and platforms such as the Food Network, the Style Network, Bravo, the Cooking Channel, Sony Pictures, DreamWorks, TLC, Discovery, Lifetime, E! Entertainment Television, PBS, APT, Create TV, NBC, ABC, the CW, HGTV, the Travel Channel, HD Net, Hulu, YouTube, Vimeo, Vice, LiveWell Network, Esquire Network, Bio/FYI Channel, iHeart Radio, HBO, MyxTV, Small Screen Network, StyleHaul, PTA (Planes, Trains & Automobiles), Zagat, Mode Media, WatchMojo and more.

Current sponsors and partners for the star-studded event include Ferrara Flame, TasteTV, Intermezzo Magazine, Cuisine Noir Magazine, SIP For the Love of Drink Magazine, Schiltz Farm's roast goose, PR Newswire, SIXTY Beverly Hills, Clubcard Printing,, KRCB, FilmFreeway, Without a Box, TOMO Toffee, EHChocolatier, Ava's Premium Toffee, Campbell's English Toffee, Ferawyns Chocolates, Chuao Chocolatier, Luxx Chocolat, Drip Swimwear, Tom & Teddy, Just Bones Boardwear, Esscentual Alchemy, El Jardí Secret, En Voyage Perfumes, La Fleur by Livvy, Sonoma Scent Studio, Wai Lana Chips, Grains of Health, The Yes Bar Company, YZ Entertprises Almondina, Alien Fresh Jerky, Damn Good Jerky, Golden Island Jerky, and Long Mountain Wagyu.

A limited quantity of TASTE AWARDS event tickets will be available shortly on a first come basis. For details, go to

Media Contact: Kevin Reed, TasteTV and the TASTE AWARDS Committee, 415-263-6800,

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