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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British Curry Awards 2020

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So despite the pandemic, the team at the British Curry Awards made a great effort last week to make sure 2020 did not pass without recognising some great individuals and businesses in the wonderful (still) world of curry. In the 16th running of this annual awards ceremony, which I have…

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Magic Meals from Mandira

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We were fortunate enough to receive a sample of some of Mandira’s Kitchen Indian freezer meals last week and having had the chance to try them over the last few days, here’s what we thought. Mandira’s Kitchen, based in Surrey, offer hand made, small batch Indian meals prepared with fresh…

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British Curry Day to Remember Curry Pioneers

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Back The Bhaji’ – to celebrate the end of lockdown, support the curry industry, commemorate curry pioneers

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British Curry Day Launched

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British Curry Day

Now here’s something we can all get behind and help celebrate (hopefully), and an excellent way to help inject some much needed income into the hard pressed hospitality sector. Enam Ali MBE (founder of the British Curry Awards and Le Raj Restaurant) and the team behind Spice Business Magazine have…

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