Finalists announced for The Scottish Curry Awards 2013

Finalists announced for The Scottish Curry Awards 2013

-The Scottish Curry Awards announce their shortlisted curry contenders-

After months of fierce competition, nominations for this year’s Scottish Curry Awards have now closed, and with well over 8000 nominations coming in from all over Scotland the race to be crowned at this year’s awards ceremony guarantees to be an extremely tight contest.

The sixth Scottish Curry Awards will take place in Thistle Hotel on the 10th June, it is set to be a fantastic evening. The judges will now visit these shortlisted Restaurants and takeaways from all over Scotland whilst they battle it out to make the best curry in the country.

Yasmin Mahmood, Operations & Business Development Manager for event organiser Oceanic Consulting said: “This year we have added a few categories to spice things up and received a great response to these new editions, as thousands of nominations flooded in, in support of the publics favourite. We wish all the finalists the best of luck and I am sure it will be fantastic evening.”

So while The Curry King or Queen Award and The Lifetime Achievement Award stay under wraps until the night itself, the shortlisted nominees for this year’s The Scottish Curry Awards are:

CURRY LOVER OF THE YEAR
Dani Downs (Hutchison Vales Ladies FC)
Aasmah Mir
Sandy Wilkie (Wiseman Dairies)

TEAM OF THE YEAR
Taj Mahal (Biggar)
Bombay Lounge (Dalkieth)
The Killermount Polo Club (Glasgow)
Maisha’s Restaurant (St. Andrews)
Turban Tandoori (Glasgow)

CHEF OF THE YEAR
Matin Khan (Itihaas, Edinburgh)
Jagtar Singh (Taj Tandoori, Prestwick)
Purvaiz Mohammed (Heera, Glasgow)
Ajmal Mushtaq (Mushtaqs Restaurant, Hamilton)
Bamsi Ram Shrestha (Radhuni, Edinburgh)

HEALTHY FOOD PROVIDER
Majestic India (Cambuslang)
Punjabi Tadka (East Kilbride)
Chilli Papas
Shimla Cottage (Coatbridge)
Omar Khayyam (Edinburgh)

MAITRE D’ OF THE YEAR
Muhammad Sultan (Charcoals, Glasgow)
Mark Singh (Mister Singh’s India, Glasgow)
Akbar Ali (Kismot, Edinburgh)
Abed Ullah (Taj Mahal, Biggar)
Shamy Singh (Spice Lounge, Edinburgh)

BEST RESTAURANT DESIGN
Mithas (Edinburgh)
Akbar’s (Glasgow)
Zyka Bar and Grill (Glasgow)
Karma (Whitburn)
Bukharah (Glasgow)

BEST MARKETING CAMPAIGN
Kismot (Edinburgh)
Mushtaqs Restaurant (Hamilton)
Charcoals (Glasgow)
The Dhabba (Glasgow)
Indian Palms (Cambuslang)

TAKEAWAY OF THE YEAR
North East
Qismat (Aberdeen)
Cinnamon @ Home (Aberdeen)

North West
Spicy Spot (Inverness)
Kebabish Curry House (Oban)

South East
Bangla Kitchen (Edinburgh)
Eastern Spices (Edinburgh)

South West
Shahed’s Tandoori (South Side, Glasgow)
Cafe India (Westend, Glasgow)

BEST OF GLASGOW
Cafe India (Merchant City)
Akbar’s
Charcoals
Balbir’s (Church Street)
Kama Sutra
Mother India’s Cafe
Koolba
Shish Mahal
Chillies West End
Masala Twist

RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR
North East
Cinnamon (Aberdeen)
Tabla Restaurant (Perth)
Bombay Joe’s (Dundee)
Manzil Restaurant (Perth)

North West
Spice Tandoori (Fort William)
Cinnamon (Inverness)
Cafe Mango (Inverness)
Taste of India (Kyleakin)

South East
Bombay Brasserie (Dunfermline)
Jasmine Indian Restaurant (Glenrothes)
Prince of India (Peebles)
Taste of India (Leven)

South West
Rasoi Indian Restaurant & Deli (Lenzie)
Spice Indian Cuisine (Hamilton)
Kama Sutra (Stirling)
Masala Restaurant (Cumnock)

BEST OF EDINBURGH
Shezan Restaurant
Kebabish Original
Mithas
Indian Cavalry Club
Britannia Spice

The Scottish Curry Awards 2013 are taking place at The Thistle Hotel, Glasgow on 10th June with the event raising money for The Well Foundation and includes a delicious five course meal, live entertainment, fundraising activities, several guest presenters and guarantees to be a great evening out. The winners will be announced shortly after the awards, for more information please visit www.lovecurry.info

Region: All
Start Date: 10/06/2013
End Date: 10/06/2013
Start Time: 18.30
Venue: Thiste Hotel
Venue Address: Glasgow
Website: http://lovecurry.info/curry-awards-2013/index.html
Press Tickets: Available
Sponsorship: Available
 
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