“The Living Foodz Epicurean Guild Awards VOTING CONTEST”

        The ‘Living Foodz Epicurean Guild Awards’ (“Contest”) is conducted by Living Entertainment Enterprises Private Limited (“LEEPL”) to create an engaging contest for the LEEPL’s IP titled ‘LFEGA 18’ (“On ground property ”).

       ► The Contest is open for Media Agency representatives from – Mumbai, Delhi and Bengaluru only.

         The Contest shall be effective from Feb 19, 2018 until Feb 28, 2018 (“Contest Period”). Each person participating in the Contest in the manner provided herein below is hereinafter referred to as “Participant”.

         The voting is open for 2 categories (NON-JURY Awards) only – Food Instagrammer and Food Entertainer. 5. The voting will have to be submitted on the URL – www.livingfoodz.com/media only. The filling of the form with information will only lead to the voting process completion which is compulsory.

         The gratification is NON-TRANSFERABLE.

         The Vote is required to be given by the Participant within the duration of the Contest Period. Upon receipt of the Answer, Participant shall receive a confirmation reply from LEEPL. *T&C Apply” (“Confirmation”)

        ► From amongst the Participants who have submitted the Entry, 3(Three) Participants who have voted will be selected and declared by LEEPL as the Winners of the Contest (hereinafter referred to as “Winner(s)”).

         The Winners as selected and decided by LEEPL at its discretion will be announced after the Contest Period. For sake of clarity, Participant will be considered as Winner only when he/she has been specifically declared as a Winner and not merely when he/she has been contacted by LEEPL.

        ► The Winner(s) selected and declared during the Contest Period will be eligible for such prizes which are of such category, brand and value as decided by LEEPL at its sole discretion (“Prize(s)”).

         As a Prize, LEEPL shall give one exclusive invite to EACH winner to attend the awards night held in Mumbai in March 2018

         The Prizes may be modified/changed/revised at the sole discretion of LEEPL and Participant shall not have any claims or raise any concerns regarding the same.

         Any costs for travel, stay or any other kind for attending the Awards Night (“Prize(s)”) would be borne by the winner.

         Eligibility for participation in the Contest: Participation in this Contest is restricted to Indian citizens only and who are above 18 years of age as on the commencement date of this Contest.

         Grounds for disqualification to the Contest:

            (a) Participant/ Winners failing to fill the form post voting;

            (b) Participant/ Winners found to be below 18 years of age as per the age proof submitted.        

         Any person who is an employee of LEEPL or any of its subsidiaries, affiliates, parent company, group companies etc. and/or relative of any such person, shall not be eligible to participate in the Contest and if participated shall be disqualified by LEEPL.

         The Participants hereby undertake to sign the letters as may be required by LEEPL in order to be eligible to avail the Prize and agree that refusing to sign the letters required by LEEPL shall deem forfeiture of the Prize by the Winner(s) and LEEPL shall thereafter be free to select and declare any other Participant(s) as the winner and grant them the Prize.

         LEEPL shall try to contact the Winner(s) on their phone number/e-mail address as submitted to LEEPL, only once. However, if the Winner(s) cannot be reached then it is deemed that he/she has forfeited the Prize and LEEPL reserves the right to select and declare another eligible Participant as a winner. Only the Winner shall be entitled to receive the Prize and LEEPL shall not be liable to provide the Prize to any third person on behalf of the Participant.

         The Terms of Use mentioned on the website URL ___ https://www.livingfoodz.com/ where the terms and conditions are uploaded shall stand incorporated herein by reference and shall be further referred to and abided by each Participant/Winner.

         The applicable terms and conditions as uploaded on the webpage of the respective social platforms on which this Contest will be held/promoted (as applicable), shall be treated to be incorporated herein by reference and be referred to and abided by each Participant/Winner.

         Technology Limitations - LEEPL, all participating sponsors, and any of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, professional advisors, employees and agencies shall not be responsible for:

         (a) any late, lost, misrouted, garbled or distorted or damaged transmissions or entries/ posts;

         (b) electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet, or other computer- or communications-related malfunctions or failures;

         (c) any disruptions, injuries, losses or damages caused by events beyond the control of LEEPL.

         The Winners shall not have any right to claim any kind of alternative i.e. be it cash or any other non-monetary consideration, in respect of the declared Prizes.

         LEEPL and its parent/affiliate/subsidiary/group companies shall not be liable for a minor participating in the Contest without a parent or guardians supervision. Parents/guardian of such minors shall be liable for damages or losses occurred due to activities or action of their wards and are legally bound by any acts/deeds/violations of these Contest terms and Conditions.

         Each Participant to the Contest declares hereby that he/she is a real person in existence and not a computer programme.

         LEEPL does not and shall not subscribe for any claims / disputes / confirmation / responsibility in respect of the Contest including the Contest terms and conditions and any breach thereof.

         LEEPL nor any of its affiliates or group companies shall be liable for any damage or loss (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss) arising from personal injury or death, or loss of, or damage to property, which is suffered or sustained in connection with the Contest or the Prize and further neither LEEPL nor any of its affiliates or group companies shall be responsible for any consumer grievances with respect the Contest or the Prize.

         Each Participant expressly agrees that by his/her participation in the Contest, LEEPL and/ or its affiliates/ agents/ advisors or sub-contractors further can use the personal, sensitive collected information, in any media or future promotional, publicity and marketing material, without any consent, reference, payment or other compensation to the Participant, subject to applicable privacy and data protection laws.

         LEEPL shall have the right to share the Participant's personal information to any governmental or regulatory bodies if required by law, rule or statue and in response to a valid order of a court or authorized agency of the government or other legal process.

         LEEPL takes appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect the personal information provided by the Participant against accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access. However, LEEPL cannot guarantee the security of any personal information or data which the Participant discloses. In any event, Participant agrees not to hold LEEPL responsible for any breach of security, except in case of negligence or wilful default on the part of LEEPL under the relevant legislation.

         Using of false names/ identities, illegal/false mobile numbers, fake email addresses and/or any other illegal means either online or in hard copies shall be considered as suppression of facts and if LEEPL has to suffer of any adverse consequence in this respect, the Participant/s shall be penalised for the same in a manner as LEEPL may deem fit.

         Participants found indulging in any malpractices such as cheating, misrepresentation, providing false information shall be disqualified from the on-going Contest and strict legal action may be taken by LEEPL against such Participant(s).

         LEEPL at its sole discretion reserves the right to modify the terms and conditions relating to the Contest from time to time and/or suspend, shorten, modify, extend or cancel the same without prior notice, without stating any reason and no claim in this regard shall be entertained.

         All disputes arising out of or related to this Contest shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of courts at Mumbai alone and subject to the laws of India only.

         The Participants shall indemnify and hold LEEPL harmless, its group companies, affiliates and subsidiaries and their respective officers, directors and employees, against any loss that may occur to them due to non-adherence of these terms and conditions of the Contest.

         Unless otherwise expressly stated, copyright, database right or similar rights in all material in relation to the Contest (including graphical images, text, video clips, demographics, sounds, demos, patches and other files) is owned, controlled or licensed by LEEPL or its affiliates and is protected or covered by copyright, trade mark, intellectual property law and other proprietary rights. Unless with prior permission, no part of the Platform or the Contest may be reproduced or transmitted to or stored in any other website, nor any of its pages or part thereof be disseminated in any electronic or non-electronic form, nor included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service.

         The decision of LEEPL on all matters, queries or disputes, concerning the Contest including the selection and declaration of the Winners and the Contest terms and conditions shall be final and binding and no correspondence shall be entertained in this regard.

         By participating in the Contest, each Participant acknowledges and agrees to the terms and conditions contained herein and all related terms and conditions governing the Contest.

        ► The duration and other rules/regulations of the Contest shall be at the discretion of LEEPL only.    

   These Rules & regulations, are applicable to and govern the “Living Foodz Epicurean Guild Awards” organized and conducted by Living Entertainment Enterprises Pvt Ltd

    If the Nominees, at any point of time post announcement of their candidature for consideration are in any disagreement with any of the Rules and any amendments thereto, Nominees must inform the Award’s Management for non-participation or any of their concerns relating to the awards or withdraw from the awards


 1.       Definitions


Living Foodz Epicurean Guild Awards

Organizer of the Awards

Living Entertainment Enterprises Private Limited (Living Entertainment)

Awards Management

Any Personnel from  Living Entertainment  or appointed / engaged by Living Entertainment  are responsible for the conduct of the Awards


List of recommendations for the venue or individual basis internal research during the eligibility person as per the terms & conditions , or is nominated by Living Entertainment or jury in the Awards


Group of persons with subject matter expertise appointed / engaged by  Living Entertainment  to determine the nominees and winners

Rules and Regulations

These rules and regulations governing the Awards, as may be amended from time to time

Process Advisors

Ernst & Young LLP, Process Advisors to the Awards




2.       Awards Objective

The Epicurean Guild Awards is an IP introduced by Living Foodz to recognize and celebrate fine-dining restaurants and lounges

3.       Award categories and definitions

Sr No




Asian Multi

The Asian Multi category represents cuisines from multiple Asian countries -  Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam and Malaysia.  



Perfecting hand-pulled noodles and celebrating the diversity in cuisine from different regions of China – Cantonese, Sichuan, Jiangsu and more, these restaurants have delivered stellar Chinese food time and again. 



Explore a culinary trail with some of the most eclectic menus serving food from Spain, Lebanon, Greece, Turkey and France.


Free Style Cooking 

Honouring the chefs whose only mission is to dish up good food every time they enter the kitchen, this category acknowledges the masters of taste



Tipping our hat to those who serve classic Italian specialties by staying true to provenance. 



Sushi, wasabi and miso have found a permanent place in our cities and palate, thanks to these fine dine destinations.  


New Restaurant

Who said just old is gold? These new eateries have created a buzz within months of their launch by setting a whole new standard in the dining space from the start of January 1, 2017 until October 31, 2017



Raising a toast to the bars, lounges and night clubs that have changed the nightlife landscape of our cities.


Traditional Indian

By staying rooted in our rich culinary heritage, and consistently serving exemplary food to its patrons, these restaurants have put Indian cuisine on the world food map.


New Indian

In the hands of Chefs who are synonymous with these restaurants, India’s indigenous dishes were expertly innovated for a global appeal.

Other Categories


Indian Wines and Spirits

By driving value and creating formidable brands, this category recognises Indian labels that have stood the test of time by reinventing and adapting to an ever-evolving market.


Lifetime Achievement 

From chefs, hoteliers, writers to historians, we honor the gamechangers of India’s food universe.  


    The Award categories may be changed / modified / split / merged / increased or cancelled by the Jury based on the number and quality of entries received in each category

    The nominees understand and agree that mere nominations in the Awards does not entitle the Nominees to win an Awards and/or Prize

    In the event that no nominees in a category is found to be worthy of inclusion by the Jury, the Award category may be cancelled by the Jury. The Jury may decide to add nominees in the category to maintain high standards of participation. The decision of the Jury in this regard will be final and non-contestable. The Awards management will not entertain any queries in this regard



4.       Eligibility criteria for participation in the Awards

    Nominee should have at least 1 year registered presence as on October 31, 2017

    New restaurant venue should have a registered presence from January 1 2017 to October 31, 2017, and can be nominee for the ‘new restaurant’ category only

    Nominations can be from Bangalore, Chennai, NCR, Goa, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata and Mumbai

    Nominee can be considered for multiple categories depending on the jury ‘s decision

    Employees and immediate family members of the award management, advisory council, sponsors and partners of the awards are not allowed to participate in the Awards.

    The final eligibility of the Nominee will be subject to the discretion and approval of the Jury


   The Jury may modify the eligibility criteria from time to time with retrospective effect

   The Jury holds the right to disqualify any nominees which does not meet the eligibility criteria without assigning any reason whatsoever


5.       Timelines


     Efforts will be made to adhere to the defined timelines. However, the defined timelines are subject to change based on circumstances.

     Awards Management and its sub-contractors shall not be held accountable / liable for any disruptions / stoppages / interruptions or cancellation of the Awards or its ceremony or any part of its processes or public voting on account of any factors beyond its control.

6.       Additional Information

      Nominees may be contacted for any additional information or / and conduct field visit to verify the information provided. Such information sourced from the nominees will become part of the process

      Awards Management has the right to ask for documentary proof of information. If such a request is made and the Nominee does not comply within 3 working days from the date the request is made, the nominee may be disqualified from participation in the Awards

      Information provided by the nominee will be confidential and will be used only for the limited purpose of evaluating the Participant’s entry to these Awards

      Awards Management or team appointed by Awards Management will try to contact the Nominee on best effort basis by any means deemed appropriate

      In the event it is not possible to contact any nominees to obtain information on them, interview them, etc. such nominee may be disqualified from further participation

      The nominee hereby irrevocably authorizes the Awards Management to use the data gathered during and/or the Awards in respect of the nomination. This shall be the property of Living Entertainment and Living Entertainment shall be entitled to use the same in its communications including marketing promotions and advertisements along with/without Living Entertainment’s brand. Awards Management shall not be liable in any manner for any mishap, accident, injury or damages etc. of whatsoever nature, caused to the participants during the Awards. Further, Awards Management shall not be liable in any manner for any loss, damage, theft, or any other mishap caused during the Awards



7.       General

      Nominee agrees that the Nominee is legally capable of entering and, if selected, participating in the Awards and agree to the Rules

      Nominee understands and agrees that merely participating in this Awards does not entitle the Nominee to a prize or to any other form of consideration

      Nominee warrants and represents to the Awards Management that all information including any communications, software, photos, text, video, graphics, music, sounds, images and other material submitted or recorded in any manner by the Nominee or the partners of Awards Management including Awards Management for consideration for the Awards are solely owned by the Awards Management and do not infringe upon any other individual or organizational rights (including, without limitation, intellectual property rights). Nominee shall be completely responsible for handling any infringement or alleged infringement and shall indemnify the Living Entertainment, and the Awards Management from any claims, costs or damages from infringement or alleged infringement of the logo or trademark or the defense of a claim or any costs payable thereof.

      Nominee must enter the Awards at their own will and the Awards Management are not in any way obligated or liable for any loss or costs that the Nominee may suffer or incur and nothing is payable to the Participants for participating in the Awards or any event prior to or following the Awards

      Participants for the purpose of entering the Awards, automatically grants Living Entertainment  a royalty-free, irrevocable, worldwide, non-transferable, non-exclusive right and license to use and display such entry, for participation in the Awards, and any intellectual property in relation to and arising out of such participation in the Awards and footage thereof, which shall include trade publications, press releases, electronic posting to the Website, the Living Entertainment  website in any display format selected by Living Entertainment  during the Awards or use by Living Entertainment  as it deems fit. 

      The Awards Management reserves the right to, at its discretion, withdraw or amend or add to the Rules & Regulations of the Awards at any time, with prospective or retrospective effect, and does not take responsibility for any loss or damage that any individual or organization may suffer as a result of participating or attempting to participate in the Awards, the Awards being withdrawn or its rules amended

      Should a Nominee wish to withdraw from the Awards, kindly inform Awards management in writing at any time up to one week prior to the final awards ceremony

      All disputes relating to or arising out of the Awards shall be subject to the laws of India, and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of competent jurisdiction at Delhi, India

      The nominee indemnify Living Entertainment , its employees, officers, contractors, partner or other persons used by them in relation to this Awards and hold them harmless against any loss, claim, demands, costs, damages, judgments, expenses or liability (including legal costs)  arising out of or in connection with any or all claims, that may be brought against the Awards Management by any third party in connection with the Participants participation in or winning the Awards, which is inconsistent with any of the warranties and representations made by the Participants, or due to breach of these Rules and shall reimburse Living Entertainment  for any loss, costs, expense, or damage to which said indemnity applies. Living Entertainment  shall give the Nominee prompt written notice of any claim or actions covered by this indemnity, and the Nominee shall have the right, at its own expense, to participate in any such action

      Decision of Awards Management on all matters is final and binding on all Participants and no correspondence will be entertained on the same

      In the event these Rules & Regulations do not cover any question or complaint in relation to the Awards, the same will be concluded on by the Awards Management (for all other issues) or an independent body or legal team as appointed by the Awards Management and deemed necessary

      The Nominee agrees to give full consent unconditionally for Living Entertainment  to share any information provided by the Nominee with agencies working with them with regards to the program, its recording and broadcasting and related activities including agencies involved with Living Entertainment

      The decision of Living Entertainment  in relation to the interpretation of any of these Rules & Regulations shall be final and binding on the participants

      If nominees are unclear as to the Rules & Regulations or any element of the Awards or have any queries/concerns pertaining to the Awards, they can write in with their questions, concerns or queries to the following address:

Adhishree Murdia

Living Entertainment Enterprises Pvt Ltd,

18th Floor, Marathon Futurex Bldg, Tower A

Lower Parel, NM Joshi Marg

Mumbai - 13



Living Entertainment shall endeavour to the best of its ability to respond thereto.



8.       Website

     The website is only an informational website www.Livingfoodz.com   (the “Website”) for the Awards. Living Entertainment is not liable or responsible for any action or decision taken by Nominee or anyone acting on Participant’s behalf or under Nominee employment or under contract with Participant. Living Entertainment  shall not be under any obligation to Nominee and Nominee shall have no obligation or rights in relation to the Awards and shall have no claims whatsoever against the Living Entertainment  relating to the selection process or the running of the Awards

      Living Entertainment  shall not be responsible for:

                                  i.     any delivery, failures relating to the registration or uploading videos/presentations;

                                 ii.     any SPAM generated messages as result of Nominee accessing the Website;

                               iii.     Awards Management not receiving or rejecting any data;

                               iv.     any lost, late or misdirected computer transmission or network, electronic failures of any kind or any failure to receive entries owing to transmission failures or due to any technical reasons and

                                 v.     Other conditions/situations or failures beyond its control.



9.       Others

      All right, title and interest including but not limited to the Intellectual Property Rights in the promotional material(s) and any/all registrations received shall vest solely and exclusively with Awards management at all times and Awards management shall be entitled to use the database of the entries received or any information in any media for future promotional, marketing and publicity purpose without any further reference or payment or compensation to the you as a participant.

      Awards management reserves the right to change, defer, alter or cancel the awards in part or full, or change any or all of the terms and conditions that are applicable, without giving prior intimation/ notice of any kind and will not be liable for any consequential losses/damages. Decision of Awards management in this regard and in general with respect to the awards process and the Terms & Conditions thereto shall be final, binding and non-contestable.

      Nothing contained herein amounts to a commitment or representation by Awards management to conduct further or other such events

      The winner/s as the case may be must, at the request of Awards management, participate in all promotional activity (such as publicity and photography) surrounding the winning of the prize, free of charge, and they consent to Awards management using their name and image in promotional material

      None of the provisions of these terms and conditions shall be deemed to constitute a partnership or agency between the individuals and Awards management and individuals shall have no authority to bind Awards management in any manner whatsoever

      Awards management accepts no liability for any errors or omissions, whether on behalf of itself or any third parties.

      The decision of Awards management shall be final and binding in all regards and no communication shall be entertained in this regard.

      All right, title and interest in the data received, promotional material(s) and any/all registrations received shall vest solely and exclusively with Awards management at all times.

      Individuals shall be solely responsible for any consequences which may arise due to any kind of infringement of copyrights or any kind of intellectual property rights belonging to any other person/ entity etc. and also undertake to indemnify Awards management and its officers, directors, employees etc on the happening of such an event (including without limitation cost of attorney, legal charges etc.) on full indemnity basis.

      Awards management accepts no responsibility for late, lost, incomplete, incorrectly submitted, delayed, illegible, corrupted or misdirected entries, claims or correspondence whether due to error, omission, alteration, tampering, unauthorized data hacking, deletion, theft, destruction, virus attack, transmission interruption, communications failure, hardware failure or otherwise. Awards management has no control over communications networks or lines and none of them accepts any responsibility for any problems associated with them, whether due to traffic congestion, technical malfunction or otherwise. Awards management is not liable for any consequences of user error including (without limitation) costs incurred.

      The information is deemed to be voluntarily supplied during the course of you voting for the Public Voting and /or personal information provided by the winner/s as non-confidential, which hereby discharges all obligations of confidentiality. Awards management shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose and distribute the information to third parties without limitation. 

10.    Disclaimers

      Awards Management has no obligation to screen the entry material in advance, and is not responsible for monitoring entries for the purpose of preventing violation of intellectual property ownership rights, or violations of any law, rule or regulation. If Awards Management is notified of submissions or materials that may not conform to the Rules, it may investigate the allegation and determine in good faith and in its sole discretion whether to eliminate such an entry from consideration. The Awards Management has no liability or responsibility to Participants or other users of the Website for performance or non-performance of such activities.