Cambridgeshire Indian restaurants, Tamarind and Shilpa, honoured at annual awards ceremony
Two of Cambridgeshire’s Indian restaurants won prizes at the Bangladesh Caterers Association (BCA)’s 16th annual awards ceremony.
Tamarind Indian Cuisine in Teversham and Shilpa Indian Restaurant in Papworth Everard won Regional Chef of the Year and Restaurant of the Year respectively at the ceremony, which was held on Sunday, October 30, at The Park Plaza Westminster Hotel in London.
The event was hosted by broadcaster and media personality Greg Wallace MBE, along with TV personality and entrepreneur, Tasmin Lucia-Khan.
Tamarind’s chef, Musharof Hussain, was named Best Indian Curry Chef and won the Chef of the Year Award, having participated in a live cook-off competition.
He said: “Wow, I can’t believe I’m holding this award... I love to cook great food and am thankful that I get to do what I love at Tamarind Indian Cuisine by serving our customers with some of my best dishes.
“Being chosen as the best chef in our region is a great honour. Thank you to everyone who has made it possible.”
Abu Shahid, owner of Shilpa, said: “We would like to thank all our customers for their loyalty and support over the years, the BCA for organising this ceremony, and CurryWala Media for helping us to share our passion for great food and fantastic service online.”
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