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Taking part in the Curry Life Food Festival is a great way for chefs to improve their knowledge and skills The Curry Life Food Festival, which showcases some of the UK’s favourite curry dishes alongside the best of British regional cuisine, is taking place in October in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It gives participants the chance to …

Tips from the top

Curry Life’s latest event, the 2022 Culinary Workshop, featured a host of experts sharing best practice and industry insight The Curry Life Culinary Workshop 2022 took place on 12 June, with 150 industry professionals gathering together to share best practice, network and pick up more than a few tips. The event, which took place at …

Paying the price

Hardly a day seems to go by without another worrying statistic about price hikes. In the last month alone, petrol costs have soared and retail price inflation hit 2.8%, the highest figure since July 2011, driven by an increase in fresh food prices, according to the British Retail Consortium. Businesses have also struggled with rising …

Lifting the lid on the Bangladeshi shrimp industry

Prawn and shrimp production in southwest Bangladesh ‘is crucial to public health and prosperity, whilst being climate-resilient’, according to a new study into the industry. Carried out by The University of Stirling’s Institute of Aquaculture and partners over four years, the study is based on findings from quantitative and qualitative data collected from 240 households …

CURRYLIFE AWARDS 2021

A night of Celebration to Remember The Curry Life Awards returned in 2021, crowning the industry’s best chefs and restaurants Curry and food industry professionals, politicians and special guests gathered together for the Curry Life Awards 2021, which took place this year on 10 October at the Royal Lancaster Hotel London. The glittering awards ceremony, …

Curry industry is an inspiration says Cobra’s Karan Bilimoria

Karan Bilimoria, the founder of Cobra Beer and president of the CBI, says the curry industry has been ‘an inspiration’ in times of adversity, and that he is grateful for the support his business has received from the sector. Bilimoria also recently attended the Curry Life Awards 2021, held in October. He said: “I was …

Tripadvisor site: almost one million fake reviews in 2020

Close to one million reviews submitted to Tripadvisor’s site in the last year were fake, according to the travel platform’s 2021 Review Transparency Report. The report, published at the end of October, analyzed a full year of data on reviews submitted by the global travel community. In 2020, travellers submitted more than 26 million reviews, …

BRITISH CURRY FESTIVAL RETURNING TO DHAKA AFTER A DECADE

To celebrate the culinary diversity of the United Kingdom, the British Curry Festival will be returning to Dhaka, Bangladesh, to showcase the Best of British Cuisine in a top five-star luxury hotel setting. The event will occur at the InterContinental Dhaka from 16-29 October 2022, with highly-acclaimed Michelin-star chef experts in the British culinary scene …

World Curry Expo showcases top suppliers

The World Curry Expo, held on 10 October at the Royal Lancaster London, featured a range of suppliers to the culinary industry, including Just Eat, Cobra Beer, Work Permit Cloud, Unisoft, Sardar Food Products, Novopay, Super Tuff Menus, Mr Printers, Lakeland Dairies, AB Pest Control and Mahi & Co. Visitors were also able to find …

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 …

Get your business back on track

Curry Life is hosting its Culinary Workshop on the 25th July at the Crowne Plaza London Docklands. Presented together with experts from the hospitality industry, it promises to be an event packed full of insight into future trends and advice on how the curry industry can recover post-pandemic. The evening will include a drinks and …

Takeaway tips: Capturing that restaurant feel

DESPITE TABLE SERVICE (finally) returning to the UK hospitality industry, takeaway meals will continue to be important for a long time to come. Many curry lovers in the UK  order a takeaway instead of going for a sit-down meal, so getting the takeaway right is always important. We’d be naive to assume that everyone in …

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