FCIC 2023

AWARD CATEGORIES

RESTAURANT AWARDS

Best Restaurant
of the Year- WEST INDIA

Best Restaurant in
Maharashtra

Best Restaurant in
Gujarat

Best Restaurant in
Mumbai

Best Restaurant in
Bandra

Best Restaurant in
Colaba

Best Restaurant in
Vasai

Best Restaurant in
Andheri

Best Restaurant in
Malad

Best Restaurant in
Thane

Best Restaurant in
Churchgate

Best Restaurant in
Juhu

Best Restaurant in
Powai

Best Restaurant in
Parel

Best Restaurant in
Pune

Best Restaurant in
Ahmedabad

Best Restaurant in
Surat

Best Restaurant in
Goa

Best Restaurant in
Panaji, Goa

Best Restaurant in
Nagpur

Best Restaurant in
Vadodara

Best Restaurant in
Rajkot

Best Restaurant in
Jamnagar

Best Restaurant in
Aurangabad

Best Family Restaurant-
WEST India

Best Family Restaurant (Mumbai/Pune/Ahmedabad
/Goa/Surat/Vadodara/Nagpur)

Best Luxury Dining Experience- WEST India

Best Pizzeria of the Year (Mumbai/Pune/Ahmedabad
/Goa/Surat/Vadodara/Nagpur)

Best Luxury Dining Experience (Mumbai/Pune/Ahmedabad
/Goa/Surat/Vadodara/Nagpur)

Best Casual Dining Restaurant- WEST India

Best Casual Dining Experience (Mumbai/Pune/Ahmedabad
/Goa/Surat/Vadodara/Nagpur)

Best Pizzeria of the Year -
Non-Metro

Best Quick Service Restaurant Chain- West India

Best Quick Service Restaurant Chain (Mumbai/Pune/Ahmedabad
/Goa/Surat/Vadodara/Nagpur)

Best Quick Service Stand-Alone Restaurant (Mumbai/Pune
/Ahmedabad/Goa/Surat/Vadodara
/Nagpur)

Best Quick Service
Restaurant - Non-Metro

Best Rooftop Restaurant
- WEST India

Best Hotel Restaurant-
WEST India

Best Hotel Restaurant (Mumbai/Pune/Ahmedabad
/Goa/Surat/Vadodara/Nagpur)

Best Hotel Restaurant (Gujarat/Maharashtra)

Best Hotel Restaurant -
Non-Metro

Most Romantic Restaurant
- WEST India

Most Romantic Restaurant (Mumbai
/Pune/Ahmedabad/Goa/Surat/
Vadodara/Nagpur)

Best 24-Hour Dining Restaurant/Café (Mumbai/Pune
/Ahmedabad/Goa/Surat/Vadodara
/Nagpur)

Best Buffet Restaurant (Mumbai
/Pune/Ahmedabad/Goa/Surat/
Vadodara/Nagpur)

Best Highway Restaurant of the Year

Best Highway Restaurant of the Year (Mumbai/Pune/Ahmedabad
/Goa/Surat/Vadodara/Nagpur)

Best Restaurant of the Year (Non-Metro)

Best Vegetarian Restaurant
of the Year

Best Non-Vegetarian Restaurant
of the Year

Best Non-Vegetarian Restaurant of the Year (Mumbai/Pune/Ahmedabad/Goa/ Surat/Vadodara/Nagpur)

Restaurant Serving the
Best Healthy Food

Restaurant Serving the
Best Vegan Food

Restaurant Serving the
Best Biryani

Best Sweet Shop of the Year
- WEST India

Best Sweet Shop of the Year (Mumbai/Pune/Ahmedabad
/Goa/Surat/Vadodara/Nagpur)

Best Caterer of the Year
- WEST India

Best Caterer of the Year (Maharashtra/Gujarat)

Best Caterer of the Year (Mumbai/ Pune/Ahmedabad/Goa/Surat/ Vadodara/Nagpur/Nashik)

Best Caterer of the Year (Non-Metro)

Food Court of the Year (Mumbai/Pune/Ahmedabad
/Goa/Surat/Vadodara/Nagpur)

Food Court of the Year
(Non-Metro)

Best Packaging by a
Restaurant

Best Shack in
Goa

Best Sundowner in
Goa

Best Sundowner in
Mumbai

Best Sundowner in
Calangute/Anjuna/Candolim Beach

Most Hygienic & Safe Restaurant

Best Food Truck of the Year
- WEST India

Best Food Truck of the Year
- Metro

Best Food Truck of the Year
- Non-Metro

Best Burger Joint - (Mumbai/Pune/Ahmedabad
/Goa/Surat/Vadodara/Nagpur)

Best Food Truck of the Year - (Mumbai/Pune/Ahmedabad
/Goa/Surat/Vadodara/Nagpur)

Best Lounge of the Year
– WEST India

Best Lounge of the Year (Mumbai/Pune/Ahmedabad/Goa/
Surat/Vadodara/Nagpur)

Lounge with the best Live Music Experience – WEST India

Lounge with the best Live Music Experience (Mumbai/Pune/
Ahmedabad/Goa/Surat/Vadodara
/Nagpur)

Lounge with the best Live Music Experience (Mumbai/Pune/
Ahmedabad/Goa/Surat/Vadodara
/Nagpur)

Best Rooftop Lounge
– WEST India

Best Airport
Restaurant

Best Rooftop Lounge
– WEST India

Best Airport Restaurant
of the Year

Best Waffle Restaurant
of the Year

Restaurant having the best Thali (Mumbai/Pune/Ahmedabad
/Goa/Surat/Vadodara/Nagpur)

Best Food Kiosk
of the Year

Best Beverage Kiosk
of the Year

Best BBQ Restaurant
of the Year - WEST India

CLOUD KITCHEN AWARDS

Best Cloud Kitchen of the Year- WEST India

Best Cloud Kitchen of the Year (Mumbai/Pune/Ahmedabad
/Goa/Surat/Vadodara/Nagpur /Nashik)

Best Cloud Kitchen of the Year
(Non-Metro)

Best Packaging by a
Cloud Kitchen

Cloud Kitchen Serving the best Indian Cuisine

Cloud Kitchen Serving the best Foreign Cuisine

Cloud Kitchen with the most innovative Menu

CUISINE AWARDS

Restaurant Serving the best
Indian Cuisine

Restaurant Serving the best
Indian Cuisine (Mumbai/ Pune/Ahmedabad/Goa/Surat/ Vadodara/Nagpur/Nashik)

Restaurant Serving the best
Modern Indian Cuisine

Restaurant Serving the best
Foreign Cuisine

Restaurant Serving the best
Foreign Cuisine (Mumbai/ Pune/Ahmedabad/Goa/Surat/ Vadodara/Nagpur/Nashik)

Restaurant Serving the Best Maharashtrian Cuisine

Restaurant Serving the Best Gujarati Cuisine

Restaurant Serving the Best Goan Cuisine

Restaurant Serving the best Sindhi Cuisine

Restaurant Serving the best
North India Cuisine

Restaurant Serving the best South Indian Cuisine

Restaurant Serving the best World Cuisine

Restaurant Serving the best
Parsi Cuisine

Restaurant Serving the best Italian Cuisine

Restaurant Serving the best Mexican Cuisine

Restaurant Serving the best French Cuisine

Restaurant Serving the best Mediterranean Cuisine

Restaurant Serving the best European Cuisine

Restaurant Serving the best American Cuisine

Restaurant Serving the best Chinese Cuisine

Restaurant Serving the best Pan-Asian Cuisine

Restaurant Serving the best
Burmese Cuisine

Restaurant Serving the best Lebanese Cuisine

Restaurant Serving the best Korean Cuisine

Best Seafood Experience- Mumbai

Best Seafood Experience- Pune

Best Seafood Experience- Goa

Restaurant Serving the best Street Food

Café Serving the Best Street Food

Restaurant Serving the best
Bengali Cuisine

Restaurant Serving the best
Middle Eastern Cuisine

Restaurant Serving the best
Greek Cuisine

Restaurant Serving the best
Multi Cuisine

Restaurant Serving the Best
Parsi Cuisine

Restaurant Serving the Best
Iranian Cuisine

Restaurant Serving the Best
Dim sums/Momos

Restaurant Serving the Best
Sushi

CAFE & BAKERY AWARDS

Best Café of the Year- WEST India

Best Café of the Year (Mumbai/ Pune/Ahmedabad/Goa/Surat/ Vadodara/Nagpur/Nashik/ Aurangabad)

Best Cafe of the Year
Calangute/Anjuna/Candolim Beach

Best Tea Café of the Year
- WEST INDIA

Best Tea Café of the Year (Mumbai /Pune/Ahmedabad/Goa/Surat/ Vadodara/Nagpur/Nashik)

Best Bakery of the Year
- WEST INDIA

Best Bakery of the Year (Mumbai/ Pune/Ahmedabad/Goa/Surat/ Vadodara/Nagpur/Nashik)

Best Pet Cafe of the Year
- WEST INDIA

Best Pet Café of the Year (Mumbai/Pune/Ahmedabad
/Goa/Surat/Vadodara/Nagpur)

Best Café of the Year
(Non-Metro)

Best Bakery of the Year
(Non-Metro)

Best Dessert Parlour
of the Year

Best Dessert Parlour of the Year (Mumbai/Pune/Ahmedabad
/Goa/Surat/Vadodara/Nagpur)

Best Shake Parlour of the Year

Best Ice-Cream Parlour of the Year

DESIGN AWARDS

Best Design (Restaurant)

Best Design (Resto-Bar)

Best Design (Nightclub)

Best Design (Microbrewery)

Best Design (Café)

Best Design (Bakery)

Best Design (Food Court)

Best Design (Dessert Parlour)

Best Design (Lounge)

NIGHTLIFE AWARDS

Best Restro-Bar of the Year
- WEST India

Best Restro-Bar of the Year (Mumbai/Pune/Goa/Nagpur)

Best Rooftop Bar
- WEST India

Best Nightclub of the Year
- WEST India

Best Nightclub of the Year (Mumbai/Pune/Goa/Nagpur)

Best Microbrewery of the Year- WEST India

Best Microbrewery of the Year- Mumbai

Best Microbrewery of the year-
Pune

Best Microbrewery of the year-
Nagpur

Best Microbrewery of the year-
Goa

Best Sports Bar
of the Year

Best Cocktail
Experience

Best Mocktail
Experience

Best Wine
Experience

Restro-Bar with the best Live Music Experience (Mumbai/Pune/Goa/Nagpur)

Nightclub with the best Live Music Experience (Mumbai/Pune/Goa/Nagpur)

Microbrewery with the best Live Music Experience - WEST India

Microbrewery with the best Live Music Experience (Mumbai/Pune/Goa/Nagpur)

Best Bar
Menu

NEWCOMER AWARDS

(The Property should be less than 3 years old)

Best Newcomer- Restaurant

Best Newcomer- Restaurant (Non-Metro)

Best Newcomer- Restaurant (Mumbai/Pune/Ahmedabad
/Goa/Surat/Vadodara/Nagpur)

Best Newcomer- Cloud Kitchen

Best Newcomer- Cloud Kitchen (Non-Metro)

Best Newcomer- Cloud Kitchen (Mumbai/Pune/Ahmedabad
/Goa/Surat/Vadodara/Nagpur)

Best Newcomer- QSR

Best Newcomer- QSR (Non-Metro)

Best Newcomer- QSR (Mumbai/Pune/Ahmedabad
/Goa/Surat/Vadodara/Nagpur)

Best Newcomer- Café

Best Newcomer- Café (Non-Metro)

Best Newcomer- Café (Mumbai/Pune/Ahmedabad
/Goa/Surat/Vadodara/Nagpur)

Best Newcomer- Bakery

Best Newcomer- Bakery (Non-Metro)

Best Newcomer- Bakery (Mumbai/Pune/Ahmedabad
/Goa/Surat/Vadodara/Nagpur)

Best Newcomer (Restro-Bar)

Best Newcomer - Restro-Bar (Mumbai/Pune/Goa/Nagpur)

Best Newcomer- Microbrewery

Best Newcomer-Nightclub

Best Newcomer- Microbrewery (Mumbai/Pune/Goa/Nagpur)

Best Newcomer-Nightclub (Mumbai/Pune/Goa/Nagpur)

Best Newcomer- Sundowner

Best Newcomer- Sundowner (Mumbai/Goa)

Best Newcomer- Pet Café

Best Newcomer- Pet Café (Mumbai/Pune/Ahmedabad/Goa/
Surat/Vadodara/Nagpur)

Best Newcomer- Lounge

Best Newcomer- Lounge (Mumbai/Pune/Ahmedabad
/Goa/Surat/Vadodara/Nagpur)

Best Newcomer- Dessert Parlour

Best Newcomer- Dessert Parlour (Mumbai/Pune/Ahmedabad
/Goa/Surat/Vadodara/Nagpur)

INDIVIDUAL HONOURS

Restaurateur of the Year- Male

Restaurateur of the Year- Female

Restaurateur of the Year- (Mumbai/Pune/Ahmedabad/
Goa/Surat/Vadodara/Nagpur)

Young Restaurateur of the Year- Female

Young Restaurateur of the Year- Male

Executive Chef of the Year

Sous Chef of the Year

Pastry Chef of the Year

Celebrity Chef of the Year - Male

Celebrity Chef of the Year - Female

Home Chef of the Year

Home Baker of the Year

Food Blogger of the Year

Food Vlogger of the Year

Sommelier of the Year

Bartender of the Year

General Manager of the Year

Chocolatier of the Year

Best Interior Designer of F&B Spaces

Restaurant Consultant/Food Service Consultant of the Year

Outstanding Contribution to the Hospitality Industry - Male

Outstanding Contribution to the Hospitality Industry - Female

Lifetime Achievement Award

SPECIAL AWARDS

Food Tech of the Year

Best POS System of the Year

Best Food Delivery App of the Year

Best Concept of the Year

Most Innovative Menu- Food

Most Innovative Menu- Beverage

Best Food Styling & Presentation

Best Emerging Restaurant Chain of the Year

Best Emerging Restaurant Chain of the Year (Mumbai/Pune/Ahmedabad/Goa/ Surat/Vadodara/Nagpur)

Best Emerging Restro Bar Chain of the Year

Best Emerging Cafe Chain of the Year

Best Emerging Bakery Chain of the Year

Best Emerging Quick Service Restaurant Chain of the Year

Best Emerging Cloud Kitchen Chain of the Year

Best Emerging Food Brand of the Year

Emerging Food Tech of the Year

Best Food Brand of the Year

Best Ready to Eat Food Brand of the Year

Best Kitchen Equipment Brand of the Year

Best Culinary School of the Year

Best Beverage Brand of the Year– Alcoholic/Non-Alcoholic

Best Emerging Beverage Brand of the Year– Alcoholic/Non-Alcoholic

Best Tableware Brand of the Year

Best Customer Loyalty Program

Best Frozen Food Brand of the Year

Best CSR Initiative of the Year

Green Business of the Year

Difference Maker of the Year

Best Plant Based Meat Brand of the Year

Best Service Provider of the Year

MOST PROMISING FRANCHISE AWARDS

Most Promising Franchise Brand – Restaurant

Most Promising Franchise Brand – QSR

Most Promising Franchise Brand – Cafe

Most Promising Franchise Brand – Tea Cafe

Most Promising Franchise Brand – Restro-Bar/Gastro-Pub

Most Promising Franchise Brand – Bakery

Most Promising Franchise Brand – Dessert Parlour

Most Promising Franchise Brand – Cloud Kitchen

Most Promising Franchise Brand – Ice Cream Parlour

PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD CATEGORIES

Best Customer Experience- Restaurant

Best Customer Experience- QSR

Best Customer Experience (Resto- Bar)

Best Customer Experience- Caterer

Best Customer Experience (Night Club)

Best Customer Experience- Microbrewery

Best Customer Experience- Café

Best Customer Experience- Bakery

Best Customer Experience- Cloud Kitchen

Best Customer Experience- Food Court

Best Customer Experience- Food Truck

Best Customer Experience- Dessert Parlour

Best Customer Experience- Lounge

Best Customer Experience- Ice Cream Parlour

Best Customer Experience- Tea Cafe

Best Customer Experience- Sweet Shop