4th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Categories

See below for official categories. The early entry deadline is on June 26th, 2019 at 11:59pm ET.

From the 10th Annual Shorty Awards Best in Food

They say food is the way to someone’s heart. That’s probably why we fell in love with these nominees. Whether they are cooking or eating, these food lovers provide some of the most entertaining content on the internet. Food can be found all over social media, whether it be YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat or any other platform.

If you’re a brand looking for recognition for your use of social media in this space, enter the Best in Food and Beverage Shorty Award.


Binging with Babish
What’s Andrew Rea’s recipe for success? According to him, he is, “one part chef, one part filmmaker, and a generous dash of irreverent YouTube personality.” The self-taught whiz has cultivated a massive 1.8M+ subscribers on his Binging with Babish YouTube channel, where viewers can learn to cook satiating, yet simple, meals. In late 2017, Andrew...
Daym Drops
Daymon Patterson, aka Daym Drops, is a one-of-a-kind food critic. Instead of rating gourmet meals in restaurants, Daym orders fast food and eats it in the front seat of his car. His unmatched enthusiasm helped him amass 845K+ YouTube followers and a role as Food Correspondent for The Rachael Ray Show. Daym takes his fantastic attitude to Twitter...
First We Feast
You might know the First We Feast YouTube channel’s staple show, Hot Ones (with “hot questions and even hotter wings”), which launched its 4th season in 2017. Host Sean Evans sits down with celebrities ranging from Terry Crews to Wanda Sykes to Wale, who try to answer questions while eating progressively spicier wings. The show’s hottest sauce, ...
Nusret (SaltBae) Gökçe
If you somehow haven’t heard, chef Nusret Gökçe—better known as Salt Bae—won the internet in 2017. Perhaps you’re not one 16M+ people who viewed his “Ottoman Steak” Instagram post, but you may have seen football players (in both Europe and the US) striking Nusret’s salt pinching pose after scoring, or a shirtless Justin Bieber going viral doing ...
Rachael Ray
What is there to say, other than she’s Rachael freaking Ray! TV personality, celebrity chef, businesswoman, author, and Emmy winner, Rachael was busy in 2017, appearing as herself in the HBO series Crashing, and in the infamous Emoji Movie as the quick-talking, hard-selling Spam. She also gained nearly 200K followers over the course of 2017 by p...


Candice Kumai
Author of the Clean Green book series, Candice Kumai is one of the biggest chefs in the game right now. The best-selling author has an extraordinary life, cooking and traveling all over the world. She documents these travels to the nearly 60K people that follow the “golden girl of wellness” on Instagram, spreading positivity and encouraging healthy living...
Desserted in Paris
The only thing better than getting lost in Paris is getting dessert(ed) there. That’s exactly what pastry chef Tal Spiegel thought when he started photographing his delectable desserts from eye level looking down, so all you see is a hand holding each sweet and Tal’s shoes below—always in a color scheme and style that complement the pastry. In June 2017, ...
Few things on the internet get more views than cute kids and pretty pictures of food. Well, Yelp-reviewer-turned-Instagram-sensation Mike Chau put two and two together, creating the account @foodbabyny. His 250K+ Instagram followers see the “Best food in NY with the cutest babies in NY.” Mike is also busy on their foodbabyny Snapchat account, bringing the...
Holly Fox
There’s something mesmerizing about the mosaic magic of Holly Fox’s Instagram account. 240K+ @hol_fox followers scroll through the soothing and scrumptious images of her impressive cookie creations. Whether they’re spaceships, swimsuits, or Pantone color swatches, all her pastel-frosted treats are arranged in eye-popping patterns. She even posts the occas...
Joy The Baker
Who doesn’t love looking at tasty pastries? From cookies to cinnamon buns, and donuts to danishes, Joy the Baker can make it all. Her tasteful pictures of tantalizing treats keep her 420K+ Instagram followers hungry. They scroll through the colorful, chocolate-glazed page, eating up captions that are sure to put a smile on anyone’s face! Many fans also vi...
Matt Stonie
YouTuber-turned-Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest champion Matt “Megatoad” Stonie ate his way into the top 850 accounts on YouTube by the end of 2017. Shoveling down thousands upon thousands of calories, Matt’s hard work has earned him significant press in 2017, even appearing in TIME in a piece entitled, “Competitive Eater Downs 255 Peeps in 5 Minutes for ...

About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Twitch, TikTok, and the rest of the social web.

The Shorty Social good awards early deadline is on june 26, 2019.