The Big F Awards started in the year 2013 and is now in its 6th Season. These Gurgaon specific awards have helped the cities love for food and get recognition of Gurgaon as a culinary capital. The Big F Awards celebrates the experiences of eating out and cooking in! (Food Lovers). We will be saluting those who raise the standards in the culinary field! (Food Creators). And we will also be recognising the unsung marketeers who create big brands, all behind the scenes (Marketing/Agencies)

Below are the You Tube link for a glimpse of last 4 years.

The Big F Awards (2018)

The Big F Awards (2017)

The Big F Awards (2016)

The Big F Awards (2015)

The Jury of 2019

The strong jury will ensure the most transparent and honest awards apart from helping with their skill set to find the most deserving winner. The 7-member jury for 2019 awards consists of: Chef Nita Mehta, Dr Pushpesh Pant, Chef Sabyasachi Gorai, Chef Rakesh Sethi, Pawan Soni, Osama Jalali and Rinku Madan.

The Big F Awards: Methodology

In the first stage, candidates will be invited to fill-up nomination form (https://www.indianfoodfreak.com/nominations/) .

The deadline for entries will be 15th Apr ’19.

From the complete list of entries received, the jury will shortlist up to 10 contenders for each category. These 10 contenders will go through an online public voting. Amongst these the list of top 5 will be announced on 1st Aug’19 and they will be invited for a gala evening at The Westin Gurgaon on 28th August’19 where People’s award and Jury award shall be given to the final winners. Jury will also visit the contenders to decide on the jury award.

The awards will be given in two categories:

Popular Choice

– The nominated contenders will be put up on our web site, Indian Food Freak, as well as the FB group, Gurgaon Food Freak.
– For each category, general public will be invited to vote with only 1 vote allowed for every category.
– Any ties will remain so, and joint winners will be announced.
– The final winners will be vetted by the jury for the final selection.

Jury’s Choice

– 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

Award Ceremony

– Gala Award ceremony will be held at The Westin, Gurgaon on 28th August’19. Do Join us at Gurgaon Food Freak for regular updates on the awards and other interesting discussions.