Gurgaon’s biggest and most popular Food Awards – “The Big F Awards” are now back in its fourth season. Conceived and organized by Indian Food Freak, the public is now invited to make their voice heard by voting at http://www.indianfoodfreak.com/vote2017. Paying tribute to the Millennium city’s vibrant hospitality industry, from fine dining to home chefs as well as exciting nightlife, the awards are an eagerly awaited part of the cityscape. The Big F Awards has one of the most transparent voting systems allows public voting by diners to choose their favorites across 23 categories. The coveted jury of some of the most weighted names in the industry lends it credibility. The jury consists of acclaimed chefs, Kunal Kapoor, Chef Manjit Gill, and Chef Saby Gorai, while the critics include food historian, Osama Jalali, author and columnist Anoothi Vishal, well-known critic Rinku Madan and the founder of The Big F Awards, Indian Food Freak and Gurgaon Food Freak, Pawan Soni.
It’s time to step up and vote for all those who make you go Ummmmm! Look out for your personal favorites, as well as most deserving from the food and beverage industry in Gurgaon as voting is now open. Choose from the categories like; Indian Cuisines, Indian Regional Cuisines, World Cuisines which include Cafes, Chinese, European cuisine, Mediterranean as well as all day coffee shops in five-star formats. Vote for your favorite home delivery spaces, pizzas, biryanis, and buffets as well as QSR’s. Show your loyalty to your favorite pubs, lounges, and bars as well as micro-breweries, or the best-stocked wine and whiskey bar. There is also the BIG F Awards special which honor the people who put in hours of hard work to make spaces succeed, from the best in-house PR professionals, to the Talented Young Bartender, to the Debut of the Year, as well as the Restaurant of the Year 2017 and the Restaurateur of the Year 2017.
– The nominated contenders are up on the website, Indian Food Freak, as well as the FB group, Gurgaon Food Freak
– For each category, the general public will be invited to vote with only 1 vote allowed for every category
– Public voting will end on 10th August, 2017. Any ties will remain so, and joint winners will be announced
– The final winners will be vetted by the jury for the final selection
– The jury will select their own winners in each category, with each jury member having one vote
– Any ties will be decided after debate and discussions. There may be a joint award in case of no decision
Awards will be given out at a gala award ceremony at The Hyatt Gurgaon on 20th September 2017
Pawan Soni, Founder, and CEO of Indian Food Freak and The Big F Awards throws further light on the most exciting phenomenon, “Gurgaon is a vibrant metropolis within itself that has witnessed new as well existing hospitality brands come up in the past few years. A populace that is ready to experiment as well as encourage the smallest home baker and home chef to the most established hospitality brands has created a flourishing industry at par with the best in global standards. These awards are a fabulous platform for the entire industry to showcase their talents, as well as a transparent voting process that allows for diners to show support for their favorite brands, outlets, and people. We had a record voting turnout last year and we are confident of even greater participation this year. ”