Scotland Asian Restaurant Award Winners11th September 2019.The annual Scotland Asian Restaurant Awards were announced at a glittering ceremony in Edinburgh on Sunday 8th September. The awards evening was hosted by BBC TV news anchor Samantha Simmonds at the Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa..Over 70 Asian restaurants across Scotland were shortlisted through a series of public votes, to be narrowed down to just 16 winners, recognising the best Bangladeshi, Chinese, Indian, Japanese, Malaysian, and Nepalese restaurants and takeaways in the country..Mother India’s Café, Edinburgh, Innovative Restaurant of the YearDishoom, Edinburgh, Casual Dining Restaurant of the YearMaki & Ramen, Edinburgh, Japanese Restaurant of the YearSt John’s Curry Club, Edinburgh. Takeaway of the YearCurry Pot Indian, Dunfermline, Takeaway of the YearZain’s Curry House, Dalry, Takeaway of the Year, Highly CommendedIgnite, Edinburgh, Restaurant of the YearItihaas, Dalkeith, Restaurant of the YearCharcoal’s, Glasgow, Restaurant of the YearMultan Tandoori, Paisley, Restaurant of the YearCarron to Mumbai, Aberdeen, Restaurant of the YearTabla, Perth, Restaurant of the YearMasala Ram’s, Falkirk, Restaurant of the YearRaj Mahal, Kinross, Restaurant of the YearPanache, Elgin, Restaurant of the YearTuk Tuk Indian Street Food, Edinburgh, Highly CommendedStation India, Edinburgh, Highly CommendedAjmal Mushtaq (Mushtaq’s), Hamilton, Chef of the YearSyed Abdul Hamid (Carron to Mumbai), Aberdeen, Chef of the YearPraveen Kumar (Tabla), Perth, Chef of the Year.Restaurants were judged by a panel of chefs and Asian cuisine experts, including Michelin Star chef and Chinese Masterchef winner Bill Poon; award-winning author and food critic Ria Amber Tesia; former restaurant inspector for the Good Food Guide George Shaw; and chaired by founder of the Curry Club and editor of the Cobra Good Curry Guide Pat Chapman..On announcing the winners Asian Catering Federation Chairman Yawar Khan said: “The Scottish Asian Restaurant Awards are a key event for our industry. Not only do they recognise the excellence of Asian and Oriental restaurants in Scotland, but they also give us the opportunity to come together and celebrate the wealth of cultures and cuisines that contribute so much to our economy.”.Pat Chapman, Chief Judge and author of Good Curry Guide added: “On behalf of this year’s judges I would like to congratulate all the winners and thank you for your excellent cuisine and commitment to our industry..Andrew Kenny, UK Managing Director – Just Eat who sponsor the awards said: “We are delighted to support the Asian Restaurant Awards and would like to congratulate this year’s winners for their fantastic achievement.”.
11 Sep 2019 / George Shaw /
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