Best of the Taste Awards Main Stage on Friday, June 9 at 8pm

All restaurants are entered into the Best of the Taste Competition.  Judges spend a few hours on Friday
afternoon sampling almost 100 menu items to determine our winners.

The Winner of each category receives the Silver Plater Award.  Look for the Silver Plater displayed in the
Restaurant’s booth throughout the weekend and in their restaurants throughout the year.

2023 Categories are:
Best Entree
Best Dessert
Most Unique Taste
Healthy Choice Winner
Best of Taste!

Queen City News hosts the 2023 award ceremony, presented by Gordon Foods.

Friday, June 9
8 pm
Main Stage

The Main Stage is located at Trade & Tryon St.

Awards given in the following categories: 2023 Winners

Best Of The Taste Awards


Salmon Cakes

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Tupelo Honey

Shrimp & Grits

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State of Confusion

Peruvian Lucuma Ice Cream

Best Of The Taste Awards

Piada Italian Street Food

Veggie Avocado Piada

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Chicken King Nations Ford Rd

Homemade Strawberry Cake

Thank you to our Presenting Sponsors for The Best of The Taste Awards