Assam : The Best Food Joints in Guwahati Announced

Guwahati(Assam), Mar 1: Over 300 people gathered on Saturday night, to pay tribute to 28 Guwahati Food Awards winners of 2020 . At the Vivanta by Taj, participating restaurant owners, numerous chefs and dignitaries united to celebrate the exceptional food crafters. 

The awards are an initiative aimed at recognizing the best in the city’s food & beverage industry. The contest comprised of more than 200 participants that included various restaurants, cafes, lounge bars, bakeries, catering service providers and fast food eateries amongst others.

The 35 winners rose to the top amongst 250 entries on the basis of predetermined criteria set by the jury panel which included Kashmiri Barkakati Nath, Rachit Saboo, Nathaniel Giri Chaliha and Aabhishek Bedi Varma, a former chef of Taj Group of Hotels, headed by renowned food critic Suresh Hinduja.

The awards night had as its chief guest Noted Singer-Composer Joi Baruah and Suresh Hinduja. A record number of over 2 lakhs people voted for their favourite restaurants through the Guwahati Food Awards website and mobile app.

Organiser of the Guwahati Food Awards, Sunit Jain, Publisher & Director of G Plus said, “The food and drink industry has such a pivotal role in our daily lives. It was an exciting celebration of the success of the best in the city’s food industry. I would like to congratulate every single one of the deserving winners who I feel represent the forefront of city’s craft food and wish them the very best for the future.”

Piazza won the most coveted ‘Restaurant of the Year’ award, while Kiranshree this year picked up the award for the ‘Best Mithai Shop’. The award for ‘Best Restaurant for Assamese Cuisine’ went to Michinga.

Here is the list of winners as per the categories:

Best Bakery | Freza’s Bakery
Best BBQ/Grill | Barbeque Nation
Best Cafeteria | Attic
Best Club/Lounge | Exoro
Best Dessert & Ice Cream Parlour | Cream & Curls
Best Fast Food Joint (Chain) | Chick N Chilly
Best Fast Food Joint (Single Outlet) | Four Seasons
Best Food Truck | Rolls Mania
Best Hangout Place | Café Bellevue
Best Instagramable Restaurant | Olive Garden
Best Instagramable Restaurant | Uptown Escape
Best Mithai Shop | Kiranshree
Best Multi-Cuisine Restaurant | Kalita Spectrum Dine
Best Pub/Bar | Nuts and Brew
Best Restaurant For All Day Dining | Uptown Escape
Best Restaurant For Assamese Cuisine | Michinga
Best Restaurant For European Cuisine (Continental) | Piazza
Best Restaurant For Fine Dining | The Yellow Chilli
Best Restaurant For Naga Cuisine | Nagameez
Best Restaurant For North Indian/Mughlai Cuisine | Rang De Basanti Urban Dhaba
Best Restaurant For Oriental Cuisine | Red Hot Chilli Pepper
Best Restaurant For Speciality Cuisine | Yoko Sizzlers
Best Restaurant For Vegetarian Food | Shahi Darbar
Best South Indian Cuisine | JB’s
Most Promising New Entrant (Assamese) | Dokin Domin
Most Promising New Entrant (Cafe) | Table Talk Café
Most Promising New Entrant (Fast Food) | Chatkara
Most Promising New Entrant (Vegetarian) | Cafe 361
Most Promising New Entrant (Vegetarian) | Cloud 7 Restaurant
Most Promising New Entrant (Pub/Bar) | Freemasons
Most Promising New Entrant (Oriental) | Keiko
Most Promising New Entrant (Fine Dining) | Olio
Restaurant Of The Year | Piazza
Setting Benchmark Through Innovation | Sweet Cult
Best Cloud Kitchen | One Stop Kitchen
Home Baker of the Year | Riya Kashyap Ghatowar

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