The 5th annual TASTE AWARDS were held in Hollywood on January 16, 2014 with a Red Carpet celebration at the iconic Egyptian Theatre.
Also known as the Tasty Awards, they are the premier broadcast awards show celebrating the year's best achievements in Food & Lifestyle programs on Television, in Film, Online, and on Radio.
Celebrity Presenters for the event included Alie and Georgia (Cooking Channel, Food Network), Nadia G. (Cooking Channel, Food Network), Bobby Bognar (History Channel, Bio Channel), Susan Irby (ABC Radio), Michelle Harris (ION Life Network), Chef Ashley James (Public Television, Four Seasons), Devin Alexander (Public Television), and Jolene Sugarbaker (YouTube).
The winner of this year's "Best Green or Organic Program" is P. Allen Smith's Garden Home which airs on public television. P. Allen Smith is an award-winning designer, gardening and lifestyle expert and host of two public television programs, Garden Home and Garden to Table, and the syndicated 30-minute show P. Allen Smith Gardens. The runner up nominees included: Gas Rush Stories: An Organic Farmer, Gotham Greens, Jazzy Vegetarian, The Better Show /earth Day 2013, and The Healthy Voyager.
Food and Drink are themes which have been the focus of entire cable networks, online hubs, mobile channels, and blockbuster films. They've launched chefs, restaurants, celebrities and wineries. The Taste Awards recognizes and acknowledges outstanding excellence in video, film, mobile and interactive content focused on food, drink, and lifestyle.