Gurugram Westin hosted the 6th edition of The big F awards 2019 by Mr Pawan Soni, an award that has become a sensation for the food lovers and culinary outlets dishing out the most enriching foods in Gurugram . The award not only acts as a stage for established restaurants to compete, but also a platform to recognise new and upcoming talents.
This Gurugram specific culinary experts recognition had empanelled the 7 best stalwarts of the food industry as jury members for 2019: Dr Pushpesh Pant, Chef Nita Mehta, Chef Sabyasachi Gorai, Chef Rakesh Sethi, Pawan Soni, Osama Jalali and Rinku Madan.
In addition to this they also had eminent personalities from the industry as special guests Chef Manish Mehrotra, Chef Ranvir Brar, Chef Kunal Kapur, Rocky Singh, to name a few. Stand up comic Jeeveshu Ahluwalia & RJ Nitin were also present amongst other notable guests.
Emcee Karan Arora kept the crowd thoroughly engaged & entertained throughout the awards ceremony. Is punchlines & comic timing is incredible without an ounce of doubt.
There were 28 category with 61 awards, covering a people’s choice winner through online voting & a jury choice winner. There were few ties too in the jury choice making it a truely fair judging by announcing joint winners. Listing winner in some categories:
Category – people’s choice & jury choice/tie up
Best Pizza – Tossin & Fat Lulu
Best Biryani – Biriyani blues and Gul’s Kitchen
Best Bakery – Bombakery & Angels in my kitchen
Best Home bakery – Bakelogy & cake in the box/sweet nothings
Best Quick service restaurant – Chayoos & lub lub Lebanese
Best Home chef veg – Amita’s kitchen & Marwadi khana / shakshi’s Kitchen
Best Home chef nonveg – Shipra’s kitchen and Mrs Ahmed’s kitchen
Best Buffet – Indian grill room & pirates of grill
Best restaurant – Cafe Delhi heights & Burma Burma
While the gathering was celebrating the big and small restaurants of Gurugram, the chefs at Westin had their own tricks up their sleeves.
Overall an evening well spent & a great event to be awaited for the subsequent years too.
Courtesy – Abhishek Mukherji