About Restaurant Awards

Restaurant Awards 2023 is the top honour bestowed upon the greatest in the industry who have tirelessly dedicated their lives walking an extra mile to raise the bar of the Food & Beverage Sector. The awards will go to various regions of the country physically,to honor and applaud the great work done by foodpreneurs and chefs around the country.

This is a precious opportunity to excel your food & beverage business and hear the elevating tunes of applause by the whole fraternity. These awards will put spotlight on exemplary contributions made by profound professionals and passionate restaurant brands. This recognition will enhance your business credibility and would help in restructuring your brand image. Submissions are now open for Restaurant Awards 2023, browse through the appropriate category and region and nominate yourself today.

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Restaurant Awards premium focus is to create recognition for various industry experts.



The conference brings new perspective on Scaling up your Restaurant Business.



Influential restaurateurs , thought leaders, innovative suppliers and industry titans join the show. They’re all here.



Hear intriguing insights on the latest insights on Food Industry and visionary experts. Sit back and learn as Restaurateurs.

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Explore Award Categories

Restaurant Awards

Recognizing the best restaurant with delectable food and a delightful ambience.

Nightlife Awards

This Category recognises Night Clubs/Bars that demonstrates the best ambience,food & liquor.

Cafe & Bakery Awards

This category recognises the best bakeries which offers outstanding value, excellent food and appropriate service.

Design Awards

This category recognises a Restaurant/Bar/Bakery that has the best interiors

Special Awards

This category recognises caterers/unique concepts/customer experiences and cloud kitchens.

Editors Choice Awards

This category recognises restaurateurs/chefs/sommeliers who have demonstrated outstanding qualities.

Guests of Honour

Guest of honour
Sri Jayesh Ranjan, IAS
Principal Secretary Department of Information Technology, Electronics & Communications (ITE&C) and Department of Industries & Commerce

Mr. Jayesh Ranjan is a member of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) of the 1992 batch and working in the state of Telangana...

Guest of honour
Sri Meela Jayadev
President, FTCCI

Sri Meela Jayadev is unanimously elected as President for the year of 2023-24 at its 106th Annual General Meeting held on 15th July, 2023 at Federation House, FTCCI, Hyderabad....

Hyderabad Edition Speakers

Teja Chekuri

Global Entrepreneur And Managing Partner, Ironhill India

Gautam Gupta

CEO, Paradise Food Court

Chef Amey Marathe

VP, Telangana Chefs Association

Chef Chalapathi Rao

Entrepreneur, Simply South

Shivneet Pohoja

Executive Chef, ITC Kohenur

Sanandan Sudhir

Founder & Director of On2Cook India

Ramit Goyal

National Sales Head Hyperpure by Zomato

Abhishek Bahl

Associate Director – Sales & Head- F&B, Gupshup

Shashank Anumula

Managing Director, Café Niloufer

Dharmender Lamba

Hotel Manager and Associate Vice President, Trident Hyderabad...

Siddharth Arora

COO, Paradise Foodcourt Pvt Limited

Siddharth Singh

AVP Strategy, NuTaste

Twinkle Keswani

Founder, Pisco Hospitality

Muhammad Yusuf

Co-Founder, Bakelore

Amar Ohri

MD, Ohris Group of Hotels & Restaurants

Saransh Goila

Celebrity Chef

Tarak Bhattacharya

Executive Director, Mad Over Donuts

Vicky Ratnani

Celebrity Chef

Vikrant Batra

Owner, Café Delhi Heights

Zorawar kalra

Founder & Managing Director, Massive Restaurants Pvt. Ltd.

Rajeev Varman

CEO, Burger King India

Amit Bagga

Co-founder, Daryaganj Hospitality

Sabyasachi Gorai

Chef and Restaurateur

Rakesh Ranjan

Chief Sales Officer, Zomato

Moksh Chopra

CMO, KFC India

Syesha Kapoor

Associate Director, Silver Beach Entertainment & Hospitality

Akshay Jatia

Chief Strategy Officer, McDonald’s India (West and South)

Thomas Fenn

Co-Founder, Mahabelly

Pawan Shahri

Managing Partner, Chrome Communications & Media India LLP

Rajneet Kohli

President & CBO, Domino's Pizza

Raghav Verma

Co-Founder, Chaayos

Parthiv Patel

CEO, Petpooja

Jasper Reid

Wendy's & Jamie's Italian India

Jimmy Mistry

Entrepreneur, Hotelier & Designer

Vineet Manocha

Sr. VP- Culinary, Lite Bite Foods

Sagar Daryani

Celebrity Chef

Farman Beig

Founder & CEO, Wat-a Burger

Kabir Suri

President, NRAI & Co-Founder & Director, Azure Hospitality Pvt. Ltd.

Sameer Bhasin

CEO, Nando's India


Chef Amey Marathe

VP, Telangana Chefs Association

Ritu Marya

Editor-in-Chief, Franchise Media Entrepreneur India & Asia-Pacific

Earnest Immanuel

Director, IIHM- Hyderabad

Restaurant Awards Hyderabad
3:30-3:45 PM

Welcome Speech- Ms. Ritu Marya, Editor-in-Chief, Franchise India Group

3:45-4:00 PM

Inaugural Keynote

Amar Ohri, MD, Ohri’s
4:00-4:50 PM

How restaurant & food brands are scaling and maintaining unit economics

Session highlights:
  • Soul & Scale: Bringing Customer’s Back to the Table
  • Investing in restaurant technologies that excite diners
  • Future of Food Retail: What’s trending in the Biz
  • Curating Experience, Captivating Diners
  • Key strategies to wow! Your customers
  • Foodtainment: How Food and Entertainment has become one

Session Lead & Moderator: Ritu Marya, Editor-in-Chief, Franchise India Group & Entrepreneur Media

1) Siddharth Arora, COO, Paradise Food Court Pvt Ltd
2) Teja Chekuri, Global Entrepreneur And Managing Partner, Ironhill India
3) Chef Chalapathi Rao, Chef & Co-Founder, Simply South
4) Shashank Anumula, Managing Director, Café Niloufer
5) Abhishek Bahl, Associate Director – Sales & Head- F&B, Gupshup
6) Twinkle Keswani, Founder, Pisco Hospitality
4:50-5:00 PM

Keynote Session

Siddharth Singh,AVP Strategy, NuTaste
5:00-5:05 PM

Keynote Session

Ramit Goyal, Head of Sales, Hyperpure by Zomato
5:05-6:00 PM

Staying One Bite Ahead: Understanding Customer Trends Better

Session highlights:
  • Menu Trends by Leading Restaurants & Chefs From India and Global Markets
  • The Lost Recipes make a comeback: Regional cuisines, multi-cultural flavors and Reinvented Foods and Beverages
  • New age menu innovation: moving towards a Sustainable Future
  • Healthy is trending: How restaurants and cafés are integrating a clean and nutritious menu strategy by new balanced options or cleaning up items

Session Lead & Moderator: Chef Amey Marathe, VP, Telangana Chefs Association

1) Chef Dharmender Lamba, Hotel Manager, The Oberoi Hotels- Hyderabad and Founder, Telangana Chefs Association
2) Mahesh Reddy, CEO, GoPizza India
3) Chef Shivneet Pohoja, Executive Chef, ITC Kohenur
4) Sanandan Sudhir, Founder & Director, On2Cook India
5) Ramit Goyal, Head of Sales, Hyperpure by Zomato
6) Muhammad Yusuf, Co-Founder, Bakelore

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FIND OUT Who Should Nominate

  • Restaurateurs
  • Chefs
  • Food Court
  • Restaurant Suppliers
  • Beverage Brands
  • Liquor Brands
  • Home Concepts
  • Food Entrepreneurs
  • Cafe And Bakery
  • Stand Alone Restaurants
  • Franchise Concepts
  • 24 Hour Dining Concept
  • Caterers
  • Food Professionals
  • Food Designers
  • Sommeliers

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Email: [email protected]