Often voted as the UK’s favourite food, the Indian curry gets a fresh flavour by top British Chefs in its country of origin, India. Organised by the UK trade magazine, Curry Life, a team of British chefs will be showcasing their talent at the festival.
At the opening of the Curry Festival, St John Gould, Director of UK Trade Investment and Prosperity in India said: “Curry is a huge part of the cultural and culinary landscape of the UK, favoured by British people.
The team of chefs will be headed by Azadur Rahman, one of the most experienced and celebrated curry chefs in the UK. Chef Rahman, is the executive chef at the multi-award winning Red Fort restaurant, in London.
Keith Vaz, Chair of the UK Parliamentary Home Affairs Select Committee and Britain’s longest serving Asian MP, said: “This festival illustrates the unique nature of the UK-India relationship and highlights the rich and diverse cultural make up of modern Britain. This festival, which I have attended in the past, is a wonderful way of showcasing the best of British chefs and their creations.”
This festival creates an opportunity not only to showcase the best of British food but also help chefs working in India to bring fresh ideas to their own menus by working alongside the culinary masters of ITC Maurya.
Zubin Songadwalah, General Manager of ITC Maurya, said: “We are delighted to be hosting the Taste of Britain Curry Festival at the ITC Maurya, the flagship property of ITC hotels in India.