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Zeste (TV network - logo).svg
Zeste logo
Launched March 22, 2010
Owned by Groupe Serdy
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Slogan On y prend goût.
Country Canada
Language French
Broadcast area National
Headquarters Saint-Lambert, Quebec
Sister channel(s) Évasion
Website Zeste (French)
Bell TV Channel 190 (SD)
Channel 1865 (HD)
Shaw Direct Channel 426 / 226 (HD)
CCAP Channel 47 (SD)
Channel 647 (HD)
Cablevision du Nord Channel 369 (SD)
Channel 423 (HD)
Cogeco Ontario Channel 529 (SD)
Channel 584 (HD)
Cogeco Quebec Channel 96 (SD)
Channel 526 (HD)
Rogers Cable Channel 637 (SD)
Channel 638 (HD)
Vidéotron Channel 45 (SD)
Channel 645 (HD)
Bell Aliant Fibe TV Channel 875 (SD)
Channel 975 (HD)
Bell Fibe TV Channel 136 (SD)
Channel 1136 (HD)
Optik TV Channel 8010 (SD)
Channel 2010 (HD)
Telus Quebec Channel 51 (SD)
Channel 549 (HD)
VMedia Channel 122 (SD) (QC)

Zeste is a Canadian French-language Category B specialty channel owned by Groupe Serdy. Zeste airs food-related entertainment and lifestyle programming.


On August 15, 2008, Serdy was granted approval by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to operate "Cuisine", a national French-language category 2 digital cable specialty channel devoted to food-related programming.[1] On January 19, 2010, Groupe Serdy announced that it was ready to launch the channel in March,[2] and on February 24, Serdy unveiled the channel's identity, including the channel's new name (Zeste), and programming to the media.[3]

The channel was launched on March 22 in standard and high definition.

Zeste HD[edit]

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On May 2, 2011, Zeste launched Zeste HD, a high definition simulcast of the standard definition feed.


  1. ^ Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2008-186, CRTC, 2008-08-15
  2. ^ Une nouvelle chaîne spécialisée sur la cuisine, Cyberpresse.ca, 2010-01-19 (French)
  3. ^ Zeste, la nouvelle chaîne cuisine, NewsCNW, 2010-02-24 (French)

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