Asian Restaurant Awards – The Winners

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Winners of the prestigious Asian Restaurant Awards were revealed at a glittering awards ceremony at the Manchester Mercure Piccadilly, on Tuesday 31st August, hosted by BBC news anchor Samantha Simmonds. Top accolades went to: Asma Khan’s whose female-only kitchen of former home cooks at London’s Darjeeling Express, won Best Casual Dining Restaurant Rajesh Suri,…

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Asian Restaurant Awards Shortlist Announced

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The shortlist for this year’s Asian Restaurant Awards, being held in Manchester at the end of August, has been announced.  These national awards are open to restaurants of all Asian and Oriental cuisines.  Over 100,000 online votes from members of the spice loving community determined the finalists. Judges from the Asian Catering Federation…

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Zest Quest Asia – Panasonic Autumn Challenge

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Cyrus and Pervin Todiwala launch Zest Quest Asia – Panasonic Autumn Challenge Virtual student culinary competition spotlights use of technology Restaurateurs Cyrus and Pervin Todiwala are pleased to announce the launch of the Zest Quest Asia – Panasonic Autumn Challenge, the latest on-line spinoff of the prestigious culinary competition for…

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Restaurant and Takeaway Expo 9 10 Nov

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This year Restaurant & Takeaway Innovation Expo makes its greatly-anticipated return to London’s ExCel on 9th & 10th November. The event is renowned for forming the ultimate event to help you boost profits, build your brand and grow your business. This is an opportunity you can NOT afford to miss…

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Restaurant and Takeaway Innovation Expo Returns

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Restaurant & Takeaway Innovation Expo makes its much-anticipated return to London’s ExCeL on 9th & 10th November, forming THE ultimate event to help you boost your profits, build your brand and grow your business. The event will give 15,000 industry-defining leaders access to 1,000 exhibitors and their plethora of innovative…

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Asian and Oriental Chef Awards Winners

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House of Lords presentation dinner delayed Restaurants Awards in Manchester and Edinburgh open for nominations Mohamed Najib Ali of the Maya Bar & Restaurant in Atherstone in the Midlands, has been crowned the winner of the prestigious Asian & Oriental Chef Awards in London. Contestants were drawn from the hundreds…

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Kushi Reopens in Essex With Weekly Specials

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*It’s nice to see places re-opening so if you have a press release about your restaurant please share it with Curry Culture* The award-winning family-owned chain of Kushi restaurants and takeaways in Essex, is set to reopen to dine-in customers on Monday 17th May, with some exciting new Indian and…

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Lockdown “a wasted opportunity”

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The chairman of the Asian Catering Federation (ACF), Yawar Khan, has said the opportunities presented by the extended closure imposed to control the spread of the Covid-19 virus, have been wasted by many restaurateurs. Despite the devastation heaped on businesses in the hospitality sector by the pandemic, Khan said that…

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Sheffield College Student Triumphs

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Cyrus and Pervin Todiwala reveal plans for a new Zest Quest Asia challenge in the new year.

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Seminars Cover Culinary History

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Zest Quest Asia, the competition designed to stir students’ tastebuds towards Asian textures and flavours, has gone the extra mile since the January launch of the Zest Quest Asia Tilda Challenge, its newest online spin-off sponsored by Tilda Foodservice. Over 1,100 students and nearly 70 lecturers in 21 colleges across…

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Mandira’s Kitchen Lockdown Valentine’s Day Special

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Mandira’s Kitchen

Having been lucky enough to try some of Mandira’s food recently, this looks like one good option for those of you who celebrate Valentine’s Day. Whatever you decide to do, we hope you will support your local restaurant or hospitality business because they will have been having a horrible time…

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New Zest Quest Asia for 2021

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Cyrus and Pervin Todiwala reveal plans for a new Zest Quest Asia challenge in the new year.

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