Out of 50 awards presented to the deserving members of the food and hospitality industry at the Condé Nast Traveller & Himalayan Sparkling Top Restaurant Awards 2018, Mumbai has bagged the highest number of awards as compared to other cities. The city has managed to get 14 awards and The Bombay Canteen bagged was acclaimed as India’s best restaurant according to a report by the CN Traveller.
Mumbai’s Crowning Glory
The award ceremony was held on Sunday at The St. Regis Mumbai and the event was hosted by Pooja Dhingra and Manu Chandra. Delhi and Goa also bagged 10 awards each while Indian Accent got the number two position amongst the top 50 restaurants. The report also said that 17 out of these 50 served regional cuisine thus making Indian cuisine shine. Amongst accolades to the culinary maestros, Anahita Dhondy, chef-partner at SodaBottleOpenerWala, Cyberhub, Gurgaon was presented with Excellence Award for Innovator of the Year.
Chef Thomas Zacharias also bagged the Himalayan Sparkling Raw and Fine Chef of the Year while Chef Rishim Sachdeva of the Olive Bar & Kitchen, Mumbai got the Johnnie Walker Breakthrough Chef of the Year. Amongst the top 50 restaurant list Mumbai’s restaurants were: The Bombay Canteen, The Table, Masque, Trishna, Slink & Bardot, O Pedro, Bastian, Wasabi By Morimoto, Yauatcha, Koko Asian Gastropub, Botticino, Gajalee, Olive Bar & Kitchen and Royal China.
Feature Image: The Bombay Canteen
In Article Image: CNTraveller