The stars and celebrities of food and fashion television and film are preparing to revel in Hollywood on January 13th at their own one-of-a-kind awards show, the 2nd Annual TASTY Awards. The TASTY Awards is the premier awards show celebrating the year's best in Food, Fashion, and Home Lifestyle programs on Television, in Film, and Online.
Fans, networks, producers and sponsors could not be more excited. The Awards Show features a star-studded lineup, including host Zane Lamprey (Travel Channel, HD Net), and presenters Tanya Holland (Cooking Channel, Food Network), Leslie Sbrocco (PBS), Nathan Lyon (Fit TV, Discovery Health, PBS, Food Network), and Bobby Bognar (History Channel), along with newcomers such as Candice Kumai (Lifetime, Bravo), Brian Boitano (Food Network), Daniel Green (ShopNBC), Luciene Salomone (WE tv), Amy Paffrath (E! Entertainment Television), Jeannie Mai (Style Network), Kevin Roberts (TLC), Peter Ishkhans (Style Network), Aida Mollenkamp (Food Network, Cooking Channel), Darryl Robinson (Cooking Channel), and Fabio Viviani (Bravo's Top Chef).
Special Achievement Honors have been announced for Mario Batali, Melissa Rivers and Joan Rivers, Martha Stewart, Alton Brown, the Food Network, Niecy Nash, Gordon Ramsay, Tyra Banks, Cat Cora, Guy Fieri, Ryan Seacrest, Heidi Klum, Dinner with the Band, Food Party, Food Jammers, Everyday Food, ModTV, Daily Front Row Chic Report, Teenage Paparazzo (HBO), The Red Carpet Issue (Sundance), Flipping Out (Bravo), The Spin Crowd (E! Entertainment Television), Jeannie Mai (Style Network), and Gail Simmons (Bravo, Food & Wine Magazine).
VIEWERS CHOICE voting is now open for Best Film, Best Female Host, and Best Male Host. To vote or for limited availability show tickets, go to www.TastyAwards.com, as well as get updates on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/TastyAwards.
The following are the Nominees for all 2011 TASTY Awards:
12 Second Cocktails, A Taste of New York, Aarti Parti, About.com, America's Next Top Model, America's Test Kitchen, Art of the Drink, Avec Eric (Eric Ripert), Average Betty, Barefoot Contessa, Beer Wars, Bizarre Foods, Bon Appetit, Cake Boss, Check Please - Bay Area, Check Please - Chicago, Chefs A'Field, CHOW.com, CMN Travels-Culinary Media Network, Cook's Country, Cooking Up a Story, Cooking.com, Cool Hunting, Cuisinart, Cupcake Wars, Curb Appeal: The Block, dineLA, Diners, Drinking Made Easy with Zane Lamprey, Drink Up with Darryl Robinson, Drive-ins and Dives, Divine Design, Down Home with the Neelys, Eat Pray Love, Epicurious, Farmers' Market Gourmet, Fashion Network, Fashion TV, Food and Wine Magazine, Food Network Nighttime iPad App, Food Wishes, FoodCrafters, Ford Models TV, Fresh Food Fast with Emeril Lagasse, Fresh the Movie, Good Eats, Gourmet Live iPad App, Gucci, H&M Fashion Video, Haute Couture: A Fashion Documentary, HGTV Design Star, HGTV Green Home 2010, Home Made Simple, Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef, Iron Chef America, Jamie Oliver Recipes, Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution, Jolene Sugarbaker: The Trailer Park Cooking Show, Kimora, Life in the Fab Lane, Kings of Pastry, Kraft Cooking School, LA Times, Luxury Explorer TV, MasterChef with Gordon Ramsay, Mexico - One Plate at a Time, Mixology, New York Times Food, New York Times iPad App, New York Times the Minimalist with Mark Bittman, No Reservations, Private Chefs of Beverly Hills, Project Runway, Raising the Bar with Jamie Boudreau, Savoring the Best of World Flavors: World Culinary Arts Series, Savory Cities, Say Yes to the Dress, Simply Ming, Soul Kitchen, Style.com, Target Frugalista, The Cooks Plate, The Culinary Institute of America, The Dish, The Great Food Truck Race, The Naked Wine Show, The Next Food Network Star, The Rachel Zoe Project, The Winemakers, Thirsty Girl TV, ThreadBanger, D.I.Y. Fashion & Style, Throwdown With Bobby Flay, Tiki Bar TV, Top Chef, Top Chef Masters, Top Chef: Just Desserts, Vegan a go-go, Vegan Hotspot, Vogue TV, What Not To Wear, What Would Brian Boitano Make?, Wine & Dine with Mastro, Wine Library TV, Without Borders, and Working Class Foodies
The TASTY Awards are for food, fashion, and home lifestyle programming what the Grammys are for music and the Oscars are for Film.