Three well-liked eating places from West Sussex have been chosen for this yr’s ‘Curry Oscars’.
Tamasha in Excessive Road, Lindfield; Tarana in Selsfield Street, Turners Hill; and Naasta Indian Road Meals in London Street, Burgess Hill, have all been shortlisted for the Greatest Restaurant South East class on the British Curry Awards.
The 18th annual ceremony can be at Evolution London, Battersea Park, on Monday, November 28.
Tarana Turners Hill proprietor Jahan Tarana stated the restaurant is thrilled to be nominated.
He stated: “Because of all our pricey customers and mates who supported and voted for us. We couldn’t have completed this with out you.”
Tamasha and Naasta have been approached for remark.
This yr’s British Curry Awards ceremony is paying homage to its founder, Enam Ali MBE, who handed away earlier this yr. It’ll additionally spotlight the problems going through the UK curry trade through the cost-of-living and power crises. Curry restaurateurs’ purchasing payments, for instance, have elevated by a mean of 40 per cent, whereas the value of oil alone has elevated by greater than 100 per cent.
British Curry Awards director Jeffrey Ali stated: “The British Curry Awards 2022 marks the primary yr with out our founder, the late Enam Ali MBE. For many years, he tirelessly devoted his life in direction of selling and championing the UK Curry Trade, cementing The British Curry Awards as an ‘establishment’. Because the pure custodian of this revered model, we proudly attempt ahead with our accountability to proceed his legacy, making certain The British Curry Awards stay the platform to encourage future generations to push the boundaries and innovate Britain’s favorite delicacies.
“Whereas the worldwide group, particularly the UK, faces a continued onslaught of financial uncertainty and political instability, we take solace from most people who proceed to assist native companies comparable to their native Curry Eating places. We’re at present creating the ‘Onion Bhaji Index’, which can assist customers and enterprise house owners alike to raised perceive costs at their native curry institution.”
The 2022 occasion will even see the introduction of the Diners Selection Award, a brand new class that rewards curry institutions who can interact their prospects via social media. Any nominated institution in Britain can win this award in the event that they obtain the best variety of stay public votes on the night time. Go to www.britishcurryawards.org.