Travel + Leisure India & South Asia is back with its third edition of the Delicious Dining Awards; and this time, it’ll be bigger, better, and fresher. By Bayar Jain
Back after a brief hiatus, the reader’s choice Delicious Dining Awards is back with a bang! Promising to be bigger, better, and fresher, this year’s on-ground event strays away from its former celebrations by bringing new categories under the umbrella as well. Plus, in a first, a homegrown beverages and spirits section has also been introduced—the nominations of which have been chalked out by the experts in the F&B industry.
Speaking about the awards, Aindrila Mitra, Editor in Chief, Travel + Leisure India & South Asia says, “The Indian culinary scene is booming with visionary ideas and innovations—each better than the other. With the reader’s choice Delicious Dining Awards 2022, we not only wish to highlight the culinary bests in the country, but also celebrate the people, the real tastemakers, who make F&B a very special experience for so many of us. And we promise, it’ll be bigger than ever before!”
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With 40+ categories, this year’s Delicious Dining Awards keeps in mind the ever-evolving food industry. And thus, this year’s celebration has added new categories. Think Best Microbrewery, Best Homegrown Tea Brand, Best Instagrammable Restaurant, Best Takeaway Menu, to name a few.
Restaurants and establishments aside, this year’s Delicious Dining Awards also features a category solely for personalities who’ve made an impact on the Indian culinary space. This includes personality-led categories such as Culinary Icon, Standout Chef of the Year, Cookbook Author of the Year, Pastry Chef of the Year, Food Blogger of the Year, Mixologist of the Year, Restaurateur of the Year, and Innovative Chef of the Year.
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Stepping away from the clutches of a pandemic-ridden world, we’re all geared up to take the celebrations offline this year. Keeping all safety precautions in mind, the gastronomy game will culminate with an on-ground party—complete with food, drinks, entertainment, and more!
Related: Vote Across Categories To Help Your Culinary Favourites Win At The Delicious Dining Awards 2022
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Answer: Delicious Dining Awards (DDA) 2022 highlights, celebrates, and awards India’s best restaurants, bars, beverages, and personalities, as chosen by those who know the Indian culinary scene best—You!
Answer: The reader's choice DDA is organised by Travel + Leisure India & South Asia.
Answer: Keeping in mind the various aspects of the culinary industry, the awards are divided into four major categories: hotels, stand-alone, beverages/spirits, and tastemakers. The hotels and stand-alone categories have been further divided into restaurants and bars.
Answer: The nominated restaurants, bars, and beverages can be found here: https://awards.travelandleisureindia.in/dda-awards-2022/
Answer: The winners of DDA are chosen by those who know the culinary industry the best—You! The establishments and brands that receive the most votes, win.
Answer: To help your favourites win: 1) Head to https://awards.travelandleisureindia.in/dda-awards-2022/ 2) Chose the category you'd like to vote for. 3) Scroll and scout for your favourite restaurant, bar, brand under the relevant category. 4) Click on vote now, key in basic details, and submit. And that's it! Keep voting across categories and help all your favourites win.
Answer: Yes! We understand that you may have more than one favourite in one category, and we'd love for you to shower love on all of them. After all, each vote counts!
Answer: The winners will be announced on July 19, 2022 at Pullman New Delhi, Aerocity.