Press Release

Devour! Jury Selects 2019 Golden Tine Award Winners

Wolfville, NS (October 27, 2019) – Filmmakers from Canada to Italy were honoured today with the prestigious Devour! the Food Film Fest Golden Tine awards. The jury, comprised of Justin Johnson from the British Film Institute, award-winning journalist Rita DeMontis, and Peter Stein, award-winning documentary filmmaker and film festival programmer, collectively praised the following films: Best…

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Devour! The Food Film Fest sets the scene with over 80 films in epic 2019 lineup

Wolfville, NS (September 10, 2019)– The world’s largest culinary film festival, Devour! The Food Film Fest (Devour!)  announced the full film lineup for its 9th year at an event in Toronto with the Italian Trade Commission. Devour! takes place October 22-27, 2019 in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. The festival will screen 80+ new food-and-drink inspired films from 24 countries,…

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Devour! The Food Film Fest serves up significant economic impact in Nova Scotia

Wolfville, Wednesday, August 7 – Wolfville’s Devour! The Food Film Fest continues to have significant economic impact to the Nova Scotian economy and is gearing up for its ninth flagship event from October 22-27, 2019. According to statistics from Tourism Nova Scotia, 13,000 people attending Devour! in 2018 were responsible for an economic impact of just over…

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Government of Canada announces investment to support tourism in the Annapolis Valley

Winery Association of Nova Scotia, Devour! The Food Film Fest, Hall’s Harbour to attract more visitors, improve accessibility July 9, 2019 – Wolfville, Nova Scotia – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency. Tourism is an inclusive sector that showcases Canada’s culture, diversity, natural beauty and unique experiences to the world. It delivers economic benefits across the country…

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Powerhouse chef, Lidia Bastianich to open the 2019 Devour! The Food Film Fest

Wolfville, NS (June 10, 2019) – Devour! The Food Film Festis delighted to announce today that award-winning chef, TV host, restaurateur and author Lidia Bastianichwill be the guest of honour at this year’s opening night gala on October 23, 2019. Entering its 9thyear, Devour! The Food Film Festwill take place in Wolfville, Windsor, Kentville and…

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Atlantic chefs highlighted among featured chefs at Devour! at the Algonquin Resort

Halifax (April 9, 2019) – Devour! has put together a juicy line up of chefs for the third annual Devour! at the Algonquin, April 12-14 in St. Andrews. Teaming up for the popular event are Newfoundland’s chef Todd Perrin, Mallard Cottage; up-and-coming Moncton chef Camille Pluymackers, Manuka; seasoned New Brunswick chef Jeff MacLean, the Algonquin;…

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Student Offers $500 to Help Change School Food for the Better

February 26, 2019 Cambridge, Nova Scotia – Eleven-year old Kieran O’Neill is putting his money where his mouth is, literally, and he’s inviting all of his school-mates to enjoy the reward! On February 28th this Central Kings student is spending $500 to sample tasty, healthy foods for his entire school of 650 students. 

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10,000 Meals Served Thanks to a Delicious Fundraiser

The Dartmouth North Community Food Centre (DNCFC) is counting its blessings. Thanks to its partnership with Devour! The Food Film Fest over the past two years, a unique fundraiser has made 7,700 healthy, nutritious meals possible. Meals that provide so much more than physical nourishment.

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