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RESTAURANT REOPENING SURVIVAL GUIDE

Now that the hospitality industry isfree to open once again and the pandemic seems to be under control with the vaccination programme on track, Curry Life has a few tips for restaurant owners regarding reopening successfully. we have gathered this advice in recent weeks through our many conversations with veteran restaurateurs, hospitality experts, and business …

Staff shortages a growing concern for curry houses

INDIAN RESTAURANTS ARE struggling to reopen following the easing of lockdown restrictions as they do not have enough staff, with recruitment for skilled roles such as Tandoori chefs remaining a challenge. Mohammed Atikur Rahman, owner manager of Watford-based Indian Sizzler says he is trying his best to keep the restaurant open for as many hours …

CURRYLIFE AWARDS return in October 2021

CURRY LIFE MEDIA GROUP will once again host the most eagerly-anticipated event in the British curry industry calendar – the Curry Life Awards. The event returns bigger and better this year, following the cancellation of the 2020 edition, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. It will take place on Sunday 10 October and will coincide with …

Golden Jubilee Congratulations From PRINCE CHARLES AND PRIME MINISTER

Prince Charles has sent a message of congratulations to Bangladesh on its 50th anniversary – as has UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Expressing his regret that the pandemic had prevented him from visiting the country personally, Prince Charles commended Bangladesh’s remarkable achievements, including: bringing more than 50 million people out of extreme poverty since 1990; …

Culinary Workshop to focus on life after pandemic and curry industry recovery plan

Curry Life will host its culinary workshop and networking dinner on 27 June 2021 at the Radisson Edwardian New Providence Wharf in London’s Docklands. The annual event, a highlight of the UK curry industry’s event calendar, was cancelled last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. As hospitality services across the country prepare to open up …

New Year New Challenges New Solutions?

What does the future look like for the hospitality industry? Top restaurateurs give their verdict ‘Unprecedented’ is perhaps the most fitting word to describe this rollercoaster of a year – a turbulent year where the hospitality industry has undeniably been one of the sectors hit hardest. Frequently changing government strategies – in turn boosting and …

Madhus opened two more new restaurants

The Southall’s famous fine dining event caterer Madhus has turned 40. To mark 40 years of successful event catering Madhus is opening two more new restaurants. With this, the number of their restaurants will be four in total. On early December 2020, the Madhus has opened their new restaurant inside The Grove Hotel in Watford. …

The End of Traditional Restaurant Service?

By Helen Salter For many restaurant-goers, good service is one of — if not the — main draw for going out to eat. Old-school, interactive experiences between waiter and customer are just one way a restaurant can bolster its reputation, with restaurateurs taking pride in maintaining a service which can lead to regional and national …

Basmati Rice Dispute Between Pakistan and India

Wherever you go in the world where curry is served, rice tends to follow. The two foods go together perfectly and have done for centuries. But now a dispute between India and Pakistan has arisen, with Basmati rice at its centre. India enjoys a fruitful trade deal with the nations that comprise the European Union. …

Mixed reactions over Eat Out to Help Out

Eat Out to Help Out, the latest government scheme aimed to help boost the hospitality sector and encourage diners to get back out, saw up to 83,068 restaurants sign up across the UK. Created by chanceller Rishi Sunak, the scheme, which lasted all of August, meant businesses could claim up to £10 per person back …

HOME IS WHERE THE BHAJI IS !

Ask people to name the most popular home-cooked meal in Britain – and which food comes to their lips? Roast beef and Yorkshire pudding must surely be up there, you’d think. Or perhaps good old favourites like fish and chips or even spag bol? Well you’d all be wrong. Unveiled as the country’s favourite national …

Harrods Welcomes ‘KAMA by Vineet’ at the new Dining Hall

Harrods’ new Dining Hall marks the third phase of the monumental restoration of the store’s iconic Food Halls. Formerly known as the Meat & Fish Hall, the new Dining Hall is designed to be an elevated experience, giving customers the chance to sit and enjoy produce sourced directly from the Roastery & Bake Hall and …

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