Mumbai, March 29, 2017: India’s premium lifestyle channel, Living Foodz announced the first edition of the Epicurean Guild Awards, which will be organized in Mumbai on March 31, 2017 at The Grand Hyatt. The awards aim to celebrate premium fine-dining and recognize the best lounges across Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore. The jury for the Epicurean Guild Awards comprises eminent personalities and food aficionados such as Prasad Bidappa, Ruchi Sibal, Clinton Cerejo, Bhaichand Patel, Hemamalini Maiya, Nicole Mody, Osama Jalali, Rakhee Vaswani, Tikka Shatrujit Singh, Ajay Chopra, Aditi Kapoor, Magandeep.
The Epicurean Guild Awards will honour the best restaurants offering Italian, Global, Asian and Indian cuisine. Best New Restaurants and Lounges offering the nightlife experience will also be awarded at the do. Living Foodz has also introduced a Popular Choice Award category.
Commenting on the awards, Mr. Amit Nair, Business Head, Living Foodz said, “Since our launch in 2015, Living Foodz has created various consumer touch points through on-ground activations and successful brand franchise such as Living Foodz Powerlist Awards, Food Fiesta, etc. We have curated properties that recognize and celebrate excellence in the Indian culinary ecosystem. The Epicurean Guild Awards is our latest initiative in this regard and we look forward to the event!”
Launched in September 2015, Living Foodz has successfully sustained its leadership position in the food and lifestyle genre by a combination of innovative engagement opportunities, on-ground properties and highly engaging shows. The channel is a one-stop lifestyle destination and continues to raise the bar for entertainment in India.
Living Foodz is India’s leading lifestyle channel. It is a part of the Living Entertainment brand of channels, which is owned by Essel Group and distributed within the country by Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL). Launched in September 2015, Living Foodz has established an undisputed leadership in the lifestyle genre. The channel has locally curated original content in unique formats that explore the evolving status of food, moving from the confines of the kitchen to highways, palaces and even international locales. Living Foodz has redefined the way people learn about food, travel and culture through innovative shows, including Ganga, The Soul of India, Food Tripping, Taste Down Under and Spices & Secrets with Zarine Khan, Pickle Nation amongst others.
The channel has a strong line-up of chefs, restaurateurs and food aficionados such as Ranveer Brar, Kunal Kapur, Rocky Singh, Mayur Sharma, Gautam Mehrishi, Vicky Ratnani, Maria Goretti, Pankaj Bhadouria, Ajay Chopra and Rakhee Vaswani. Actress Dia Mirza and Zarine Khan made their television debut of Living Foodz with their shows Ganga, The Soul of India and Spices & Secrets with Zarine Khan respectively. Apart from television programming, Living Foodz has created various consumer touch points through on-ground activations and successful brand franchise such as Living Foodz Powerlist Awards, Food Fiesta, etc. Whilst the channel’s television viewership has climbed rapidly since its launch, it has also garnered a significant online fan following due to its engaging and informative style content. Having raised the bar for Indian lifestyle on television, Living Foodz has steadily gathered a strong fan base for its unique offerings, and has successfully emerged as a one-stop lifestyle destination.
Living Entertainment Enterprises Pvt Ltd in India is the company housing all the brands of the Living network belonging to Essel Group. The Living Group of channels already exists in the international markets catering to a large audience in the health and lifestyle space. Living in India aims at bringing alive all things factual with an element of entertainment in order to appeal to global audiences. The Living group of channels in India will truthfully echo the ‘Living’ philosophy and encompass everything that will help one to discover, awaken and transform oneself.
The company’s pioneer channel is Living Foodz the international food & lifestyle channel that has a universal feel and appeals to the new age Indian. In the future the space will see launch of more channels under the Living Entertainment group fulfilling the growing need of Factual Entertainment of the audiences.