Guests were greeted by a special cocktail; the NovaScotito, Glen Breton Whisky, Cointreau, iced tea, lemon and blueberry. Not a bad start to the eventing! After taking in some of the Prince George Hotel's creations, we moved into the dining room and toasted the winners with a glass of Grand Pre's Blueberry Sparkling Wine. This year's award winners are:
Michael Howell, Tempest Restaurant, Wolfville
Innovative Product of the Year
Baltic Porter, Garrison Brewery, Halifax
Exporter of the Year
Glenora Inn & Distillery, Glenville
Quality Driven Member of the Year
Fox Hill Cheese House, Port Williams
Restaurant Server of the Year
Sandra Gardner, Five Fisherman, Halifax
Cuisine of the Year
Chives Canadian Bistro, Halifax
Restaurant of the Year
Restaurant Le Caveau, Grand Pre
And on to the food...Since there were a lot of hot lamps around, most of these images have a amber-ish glow to them...couldn't be helped!
Stuffed Mushroom w/ Indian Point Mussels and Smoked Bacon
As a parting gift, all guests received a bottle of Tideview Cider's Premium Draft. That's my kind of 'swag'!
Congrats to all the winners of the
2009 Taste of Nova Scotia Prestige Awards.
Keep up the good work providing
and promoting local products in our province!!