Rukshana A. Kapadia brings work as consultant and Ideator in the Hospitality Industry and has been associated with some of the biggest names in the business. Her recent project, the “Food Diplomacy Program” for the Department of State, U.S.A and Indo American Center, Washington was a unique and path-breaking international project being conducted for the first time in India. Rukshana is also the Advisor to the Kolkata Chapter of the NRAI (National Restaurant Association of India). She is the brand host of Gourmet Passport in Kolkata. Her love for food of all kinds ranging from gourmet to rustic led her to start her award winning blog, theculinarycommentator.com. Rukshana’s work has been recognized and rewarded across various forums and has been bestowed with several awards and accolades including the IFBA 2016 in Restaurant Review Category by the Food Bloggers Association of India, Best New Voice and Best Baking and Sweets Blog 2018 at the Top Food Bloggers Awards and Best Photography Jury Choice Award and Best Photography People’s Choice Award by the Top Food Bloggers Award 2019. She was awarded the Woman Achiever Award by the International Hospitality Council for 2019. The proud founder of “Kolkata Food Fanatics” and “Indian Culinary Commune” on Facebook. Travel, Photography and Music are her hobbies and she devours books with as much passion as she devours her favorite dishes.