Curry lovers, foodies and regular customers gathered in Wigan to celebrate the success of Chef Syeduz Zaman Kamran of The India Lounge Restaurant, who was selected to represent Britain at the Taste of Britain Curry Festival held at Slovenia.
Chef Kamran was part of the ‘Taste of Britain Curry Festival’ challenge in Ljubljana, Slovenia and he was among the ‘Magnificent Seven British Curry Chefs’ selected nationally by the UK based Curry Life Magazine.
Mr Zoeb Ali, Business Partner and the Restaurant Manager at the India Lounge, Vauxhall Road, Wigan, Lancashire, organised a celebration dinner in recognition of the achievements of his talented chef.
Over two hundred invited guests joined the celebration, including the Local Member of Parliament and Shadow Minister for Children, Lisa Nandy, who was there to congratulate the chef and his team.
MP Lisa Nandy said: “I congratulate Chef Kamran on this great success and I am very impressed by his accomplishments. His food is exceptional and I am very honoured to have been invited. Mr Kamran is an excellent Chef and he did all of Wigan proud by being selected to represent our British curry at this festival.”
The aim of the festival is to showcase the ‘Taste of British Curry’ and the work of some of the most creative British Curry Chefs.
Chef Kamran said: “It was a great experience. Cooking is my passion and the whole experience gave inspired me.”
Photo Chef Kamran, Lisa Nandy MP and Mr Zoeb Ali, Restaurant Manager, India Lounge.