Guwahati, March 17: The gala award night of G Plus Guwahati Food Awards 2018 is all set to materialise on March 23 at Vivanta by Taj. The voting for the awards closed this year with over 2,00,000 votes registered on the website and mobile app.
With 157 nominations across 23 identified award categories, nominations were received from 73 eateries comprising of restaurants, cafes, lounge bars, bakeries, catering providers and fast food eateries among others. The results have been arrived at by a multiple phase process that involves nomination filing, voting, food tasting and jury visits.
The voting period continued for almost four weeks, while a distinguished jury team visited the participating restaurants for inspection and reviews. A cumulative score shall now be calculated through a credible process and the awards in the respective categories shall be announced at the grand awards night which will be a gala affair.
Organiser of the Guwahati Food Awards, Sunit Jain, Publisher and Director of G Plus says “The initiative has received overwhelming response from the industry as well as the city and is looking forward to the award night.”
The much awaited awards night will have popular actor, autjor and television host Kunal Vijaykar as the chief guest for this year.
The Jury members includes Chef Faruk Ahmed – winner of GFA Chef of the Year 2016, Dr Geeta Dutta, an ethnic food enthusiast and Aabhishek Bedi Varma, a former chef of Taj Group of Hotels and headed by renowned food critic and author of Times Food Guide Suresh Hinduja as its Chairman.