The following are eligible to nominate at International Dining Awards
  • Individual Restaurant
  • Restaurant Chains
  • Hotel Restaurants /Café
  • Fine Dining Restaurants
Every Restaurant receives 1 complimentary nomination at International Dining Awards
If you wish to nominate more restaurants or chef or your managers then you are required to upgrade to premium nomination plan.

Yes. We have planned the Gala Ceremony for year 2023 
Please refer the schedule section for more details.

The Judging criteria are based on service delivery, Menu offerings, Ambience, online reviews, public popularity etc. The restaurant size, brand are not taken into consideration to determine the eligibility

Yes , inspection is a part of the award process .Our jury and management decides on inspecting a restaurant.

The selection process is based on jury review, voting ,inspection etc. We strictly do not accept /encourage any payment for increasing your chances.

Fee / Cost Involved

Participating at International Dining Awards is Free.
We offer 1 Nomination on a complimentary basis.
If you opt for a Complimentary nomination then you are obliged to order any of the winner packages if you are chosen to be a winner. 

We have premium nomination packages which offer multiple nominations and marketing benefits. 
Please refer to the Nomination Fee details at

We offer Complimentary nomination to all the hotels/companies to make the competition available to everyone in the tourism industry.

We have a premium Nomination Package ( Silver, Gold, Diamond, Platinum ) with lots of benefits such as more categories, more nominations, various promotional options & etc.

The premium nomination plan includes voting booster program which helps you to get more voting from website visitors. This increases your winning chances.

Please refer to the nomination package options & pricing at

Once you nominate at the International Dining Awards, we will send you the award portal login details. Please login and  click the "Account Upgrade" button/ link to upgrade to the premium nomination package.

Winner package helps you to promote your winning and take your branding to the next level. We have designed a variety of winner packages with lots of promotional benefits. 
The Winner package includes the following
  • RIGHTS to use International Dining Awards Logo, Brand Name & Winner announcement to the public.
  • Winner Trophy
  • Winner Plaque
  • Winner Certificate - digital
  • Winner Badge - Digital
  • Website Listing Services & etc.
Please refer to the winner package details at

  • If you opt for a complimentary nomination and if you're chosen to be one of the winners then you are obliged to order any of the winner package.

Voting & Claim Points

You will be provided with a  Unique Voting Link / URL. This URL will be available in your award portal login / account.
You need to share this Voting URL /QR Code to clients ,partners, industry friends.
Please refer to the voting start & end schedule at
To encourage all our participants, We offer a points for every campaigns they do. You can refer the points for each voting activity you do at "Claim Points" section.
Yes, you can track all the votes received by logging in to your account.
To encourage every nominee, We offer voting points for each marketing /voting campaign they do.
You can claim the voting points just by submitting the screenshot / proof of your marketing activities.
you can claim Points for the below marketing activities.
  • Email Campaigns 
  • WhatsApp Status Message / Broadcast
  • Social Media Sharing ( FB / Instagram / Twitter & etc )
  • PR Submission
  • Placing Voting widget in your website
  • Placing voting banner in your email signatures
  • Facebook / Google Paid ads
  • and any other Unique & Legal way of promotions.
Please refer to the "Claim Points" section in your award portal login for more details.
Its very easy to claim points for your voting campaigns.
You just need to show some proof such as screenshot or URL of your campaign.

Please follow the below steps to claim your points
1). Click  "Claim Points"  on Header Link (top header).
2). You can see the Blue color Button "Claim Points". Click this Button.
3). Select Your Nomination Company ( Hotel / Restaurant / Spa),  Upload Screenshot of your campaign, Enter more details such as URL & Etc.  Thats All. Click "Submit"
Our team will take 3 to 5 working days to review the details and approve /reject your claim points.
PR or Press Release is one of the powerful online media. There are so many PR websites related to Dining around the world. You can simply google "Dining PR websites" or "International Dining PR websites"
Some PR companies charge and some companies give free posting .
Here is a guideline to submit a PR :
Step 1 : Write 1 Page article about your nomination at the award program.
Step 2 : Mention the Award Program with Award website Link. For example, If you are nominated at International Dining Awards then mention website in the PR content.
Step 3 : Find the PR website and submit
Here are our tips 
1. Find the Dining News / Dining PR website in your country. You can search in google.
2. Approach them and send the best content. 
Note : If your content is good then many PR websites do not charge and they would love to publish.
3. Follow-up with them for making it  live.

IMPORTANT : Do not forget to link our award website. You will be eligible for the points only if you have mentioned the awards link in the PR.

Every Nominee gets maximum of 15 days to collect votes from their Clients and industry partners.
We have list of campaigns eligible for claiming votes. You can claim only once for each marketing campaign. 
For Example :
You can claim Facebook Share points once, Facebook Ads Once, WhatsApp Share once & etc.
To claim Points, click "Claim Points" link /button in "My Nomination" Section
Note : Every claims are subject to our team's approval

Selection Process

Our jury panel are experienced professionals from the restaurant industry We have jury members from all over the world who have wide knowledge and expertise in the field.

There are 3 levels of jury review and selection process involved in the winner selection process.

We STRICTLY do not encourage any of our nominees to speak to our judging panel with regards to the nomination/voting / selection process

Gala Ceremony

Our Award selection process involves various stages such as First Level Jury Team evaluation, Voting Process, 2nd Level Jury evaluation, Management Team Review. Once you're announced as a winner for a particular category, It is NOT Possible to change the category.

No. Winners are NOT allowed to use International Dining Awards Logo, Brand Name or any materials related to International Dining 

Rights to use International Dining Awards Logo, Name, Website or any other materials related to award program are a part of the Winner Package. You are free to use all the materials once you purchase the winner package.

The winner package includes the below 

  • RIGHTS TO USE International Dining Awards Logo, Brand Name. Use it in all your promotional Materials
  • Complimentary Nomination for next  Year
  • Complimentary Nomination for your company individuals (GM / Managers / Directors & etc)
  • List your  Restaurant on our Awards Portal
  • Your Social Media Links at our Awards portal
  • Trophy , medal ,plaque , video announcement  ( depending on the package )

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