Our congratulations to the winners of this year’s TASTE Awards! In our category, Best Film or Documentary, the winner was “Magnum Ice Cream Original Short Film Series by Karl Lagerfeld.”
We knew we were up against some great competition, and we go along with the rest of the academy in saying, “It was an honor just to be nominated!” (To see our nominated documentary, just check out "Beneath the Surface").
The TASTE AWARDS, also known as the TASTY Awards, is the premier broadcast awards show to celebrate and recognize the year's best achievements in food, fashion, and home lifestyle programs on Television, in Film, Online, and on Radio.
The 3rd Annual TASTE AWARDS recipients were announced and received their honors on January 12, 2012 at a Red Carpet Hollywood event, portions of which were filmed for broadcast on national television to millions of households. The event featured an exciting lineup of celebrity presenters including the Food Network's Carrie McCully, Tanya Holland, Manouschka Guerrier, and Candice Kumai, Bravo TV's Fabio Viviani, Nyesha Arrington, and Danielle Keene, Public Television's Joanne Weir and Nathan Lyon, ION TV's Michelle Harris, food broadcast gurus Bobby Bognar, Zuzy Martin Lynch, and Susan Irby, plus food and drink humorists Zane Lamprey and Jolene Sugarbaker.
Among the evening's Web winners were "My Drunk Kitchen" for Best Comedy Series, "Without Borders" for Best Food Travel Program, "Style.com" for Best Fashion or Design Programs on the Web, "Average Betty" for the Best Critic or Review Series (on TV or Web), "Raising the Bar with Jamie Boudreau" for Best Drink or Beverage Program, and "Food Wishes", which was presented by Austin Lau of YouTube and which won the award for Best Food Program on the Web, along with a foodie trip to Estonia.
A full list of Award Winners, Honorees, and Nominees, plus event photos and coverage, can be seen at TheTasteAwards.com.