Maaya Indian Kitchen & Bar wins Chef of the Year - Destination Milton Keynes
Maaya Indian Kitchen & Bar wins Chef of the Year

Maaya Indian Kitchen & Bar wins Chef of the Year

The 11th English Curry Awards 2022 welcomed 350 guests at the Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport-NEC on Monday 22 August, in a celebration of the English curry Industry.

The English Curry Awards 2022 are a celebration of local businesses, where winners are a true reflection of quality and customer service, as they are chosen by members of the general public.

The awards recognised the hard work, determination, impeccable service and efforts of the best English curry establishment and professionals that create and serve delicious dishes at an excellent standard.

The black tie event was hosted by presenter, Tommy Sandhu.

Several of the awards were split into local regions to ensure that smaller businesses from across England are also recognised.

The English Curry Awards 2022 embodied the strength of the nation’s hospitality industry. It is a vast group of men and women from the restaurant and takeaway industry who specialise in creating England’s favourite dish.

Maaya Indian Kitchen & Bar, Milton Keynes was in attendance at the award ceremony where it was announced to their delight, they had won Chef of the Year in the South category. Salam Abdul is Maaya’s Head Chef, he said:

“I’m delighted to have won this prestigious award, I have been a chef all my life and work hard to create the very best food for our customers. This award is also for the rest of the kitchen team who support me each night and work equally hard. Thank you.”

Irfan Younis, CEO of Oceanic Consulting, said: “We are honoured and delighted to have such great finalists and winners representing the English curry industry and enhancing its reputation nationally and internationally.

“We were very happy to welcome the guests and celebrate with them. Congratulations to all finalists and winners!”