National recognition for top curry chef

Chef Nazim Uddin from Biggleswade receives his award
Chef Nazim Uddin from Biggleswade receives his award

A chef from Biggleswade has been voted as one of the best curry cooks in the country.

Mohammed Nazim Uddin, chef at the Biggles Lounge Restaurant, in Shortmead Street, was one of 40 chefs to receive official recognition for their contribution to the industry at the 2015 Curry Chef of the Year Awards in London.

Mr Uddin said: “To win this title is the greatest vote of confidence I could wish for, not just for myself but for my team who work so hard to make things happen at the restaurant.

“The award will inspire us to keep improving and I’d also like to thank all our customers for their help putting us on the map.”

The Curry Life Chef Awards and dinner celebrated our ‘official’ national dish Chicken Tikka Masala giving visitors the chance to find out more about an industry serving 2.5 million customers a week.

Guest of honour, Lord Karan Bilimoria, founder chairman of Cobra Beer, said: “There is no doubt that curry is the nation’s favourite food and behind the great tastes of curry, are great craftsmen. Those chefs have been awarded by Curry Life, deserves to be congratulated for their hard work and achievements.”