Living Foodz, the premium Food & Lifestyle Channel launched their first edition of The Epicurean Guild Awards this year on 31st march 2017 at Grand Hyatt Mumbai. These awards recognized the best fine dine restaurants and lounges across Mumbai, Delhi & Bangalore. We were invited to celebrate the winners cuisine and craft. It was an event full of glitz, glamor and paparrazi. Lot of page 3 celebs were seen at this event honouring the chefs of the winning restaurants with the awards. The wines and beers flowed freely even before the event started while the starters were circulated around. The ballroom of Grand Hyatt where the award ceremony was conducted was beautifully lighted with round table seating.

The night started with Blackstratblues playing some beautiful music; next came Mr Piyush Sharma CEO zee living. He said that as the most respected and largest premium food ans lifestyle media brand Living Foodz aims to be at the forefront of recognizing amd celebrating culinary excellence. The awards were decided by a large team of prestigious ppl as its jury members. KPMG India were the process advisors and evaluators for these awards. The awards were given in a 3 flame manner. Restaurants were given 1 2 or 3 flames based on different parameters. The ones with 3 flames were announced the winners. Check out the winners ????

1. 1st category pan Asian food- best asian restaurant- BhaiChand Patel and Hemamalini Maiya and Pooja Bedi presented these awards to-

Delhi- megu the leela palace
Mumbai- yautcha
Bangalore- edo itc

2. Best global restaurant-represented cuisines from Europe, Meditarrean, North n South America- presented by- Maria goretti and Clinton soretto-
Delhi -orient express taj palace hotel
Mumbai- masque
Bangalore-graze, vivant by taj

3. Best Italian Restaurant- Pankaj Bhaduria and Chef Ranveer Brar presented these-
Delhi- la piazza hyatt regency
Mumbai-mezzo mezzo jw marriott juhu
Bangalore-ottimo itc gardenia

4. Best multi cuisine restaurant-cuisines from India, South East Asia North n South America  presented by -Rocky and Mayur
Delhi-361 degree- the Oberoi gurgaon
Mumbai-fenix- the oberoi
Bangalore-kaca, Fairfield by marriott

5. Best indian restaurant- presented by Manu Chanda and chef Zeba Kohli-
Delhi- indian accent the manor
Mumbai-dum pukht – itc maratha
Bangalore-dum pukht- jolly nabobs, Windsor

6. Best Sea food restaurant- tanaz irani presented these. Only Mumbai was three contender for these awards.
Mumbai-the konkan cafe- vivanta by taj


7. Best nightlife experience- Madhura Naik presented these to
Delhi-ek bar
Mumbai-aer four seasons
Bangalore-hard rock cafe

8. Best new restaurant launched after 1st June 2016- presented by Aman Verma and food blogger Kalyan Karmarkar
Delhi-depot 48
Bangalore-the druid garden

9. Most popular restaurant – popular choice- presented by RJ Hrishikesh and singer Harshdeep Kaur to Delhi and Mumbai whereas Tv actress Rati and Osama Jalali presented the award to Bangalore
Delhi-the big chill
Mumbai-the Bombay canteen
Bangalore-karavalli the gateway hotel

10. Living foodz iconic restaurant awards were presented by
Rakhi vasvani
Delhi- indian accent the manor again

This was followed by a lavish spread of food and networking.

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