Best of the Taste Awards Main Stage on Friday, June 7 at 7:30pm

All restaurants are entered into the Best of the Taste Competition.  Judges spend a few hours on Friday
afternoon sampling over 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.

2024 Categories are:
Best Entree
Best Dessert
Most Unique Taste
Healthy Choice Winner
Best of Taste!

Queen City News hosts the 2024 award ceremony, presented by Gordon Foods.

Friday, June 7
7:30 pm
Main Stage

The Main Stage is located at Trade & Tryon St.

Awards given in the following categories: 2024 Winners

Best Of The Taste Awards

Basil Thai

Chicken Green Curry & Rice

Best Of The Taste Awards


Crab Cakes

Best Of The Taste Awards

Cuzzo's Cuisine

Lobster Mac & Cheese

Best Of The Taste Awards

Ruth's Chris Steak House

Tomato & Mozzerella Skewers

Best Of The Taste Awards

Renaissance Patisserie


People's Choice Awards Taste, then Vote. Voting opens onsite daily at 11am. QR codes located at each restaurant menu board.

Peoples Choice 2024 Friday

Friday's Best Restaurant

Boujee Soul Food

Friday's Best Sweet Treat

Chocolate Moonshine

Peoples Choice 2024 Saturday

Saturday's Best Restaurant

City Barbeque

Saturday's Best Sweet Treat

Oh My Ganache, The Cheesecake Bar

Peoples Choice 2024 Sunday

Sunday's Best Restaurant

Barley & Burger Smashed CLT

Sunday's Best Sweet Treat

Tous les Jours

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