Taste has received praise from the regional press, New York Times and on foodie blogs. Taste was selected by the readers of the Amador Ledger-Dispatch as the Best Fine Dining restaurant in Amador County since 2007
. Since 2008 Taste has been award with the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence
for the wine program. ZAGAT rated Taste as the top restaurant in the Sacramento Region and as one of the top restaurants in America.
Chef Mark Berkner and the Taste culinary team were invited to cook at the prestigious James Beard House in April of 2013.
Sacramento Magazine Editors select the "Mushroom Cigars" at Taste as the Best Appetizer in the Sacramento region
Open Table users spoke loud and clear when they rated Taste in the top ten restaurants in the Sacramento/Central Valley region, top for service in the US.