City witnesses the Grand Finale Ceremony of the
4th edition of - Top Food Blogger Awards 2021

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News Desk, News Nation 360: Food is a religion in the Eastern part of India, more so in Bengal. If chefs are considered to be the Gods’ of this religion, then Food Bloggers are the Messiahs. The fourth edition of Top Food Blogger Awards (TFBA) presented by Candid Communication and Sidd’s Hospitality was held at Raajkutir Swabhumi. The event witnessed more than 500 nominations this year. The judge’s panel for the fourth edition of the TFBA comprised Celebrity Chef, Shaun Kenworthy,  Sumanta Chakrabarti, Corporate Chef of Ambuja Neotia,  Asif Ahmed, co-owner, Sanjha Chulha; and Salmoli Mukerji, eminent food critic and journalist.  This year, this prestigious event is hosted by Raajkutir Swabhumi. This year the total numbers of Awards were 13. The categories were Best Food Travel Blog, Most Inspired Weeknight Dinners, Best Food Instagram, Best Drinks Blog, Best Baking & Sweets Blog,  Best  Style  &  Design  Blog,  Food  &  Culture

Blog Awards, Best Food Videos, Best New Food Grammar, Best Photography, The Obsessive Awards: Best Special Interest Blog, Nuveau Food Blogger of the year, Best Storytelling Blog of the year, Lifestyle Fashion & Travel Awards. And the winners are  Koninika De for the “Best Food Travel Blog” category,  Devpurna Talapatra for the “Most Inspired Weeknight Dinner”,  Shrestha Sharma for “The Best Food Instagram”,  Souvik Bhattacharya for “The Best Drinks Blog” category,  Koninika De for “The Best Baking and Sweets Blog”,  Jude Martin for “Food & Culture Blog”,  Raina Kshetry for the “Best Food Videos”,  Badhan Sarkar for the “Best New Food Grammer”,  Koninika De for the “Best Photography” category,  Poorna Banerjee for “The Obsessive Award: Best Special Interest Blog”, Dr Nilanjana Bhattacharyya for the “Best Storytelling Blog Of The Year”,  Rajnee Khaitan for the “Best Lifestyle And Fashion Blog of the year”, Pritha Paul for the “Nuveau Food Blogger of the year. Speaking at the Grand Occasion of TFBA 2021 Paromita Ghosh, Director, Candid Communication stated that The pandemic has affected every sector on a large scale. Still, they have managed to come up with the fourth season of the Top Food Blogger Awards by maintaining all the Covid protocols. She would like to thank everyone who has come forward for this event. Their main objective behind organizing TFBA season 4.0 is to recognize and reward the efforts the bloggers have been putting in to keep the hospitality and F&B industries alive in this pandemic situation. Ankur Siddiqui, Director, Sidd’s Hospitality expressed that these one and a half years has been difficult times, testing times for the hospitality sector, however, the blogging fraternity is playing a noteworthy role in the revival of their industry and for which his deepest gratitude to the blogging fraternity. He believes the primary objective of the TFBA has always been to reward and recognize the efforts put by the blogging fraternity by the respective bloggers and to create a platform that motivates young bloggers who would like to come into this field. Rakesh Ranjan, Business Head, Raajkutir Swabhumi stated that they are extremely honoured and excited to host this prestigious award at Raajkutir Swabhumi. They congratulate all the winners and kudos to the team of TFBA for organizing such thoughtful felicitations for the bloggers. 

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Report : Anustup Kundu