The Maaya restaurant in Milton Keynes has been nominated as one of the finalists revealed for the 11th English Curry Awards, established to celebrate Asian talent across the UK’s Curry Industry.
The awards will be a celebration of the top Asian curry professionals and businesses with the finalist shortlist being determined by public vote.
The renowned black-tie awards ceremony will take place on 22nd August 2022 at the Holiday Inn located at the NEC near Birmingham Airport.
The awards highlight the growth of the Asian curry sector and recognise the achievements of those who work their hardest to perfect every meal. Those rewarded, will include chefs, restaurants, managers, takeaways, teams and curry schools.
Maaya Indian Kitchen & Bar, located at The Hub in Central Milton Keynes, has been shortlisted in the Best Indian Restaurant category. Maaya will find out if they will be crowned winners at the elegant ceremony taking place in October. In 2021, Maaya won the Best Indian Restaurant in the Region and the Overall Best Restaurant in the Country.
Mo Abdul, co-owner at Maaya Indian Kitchen and Bar said: “It is an honour to be a finalist again. Last year was a dream come true and we hope we can do Milton Keynes proud again. A huge thank you to all our staff and to our incredible customers.”
A spokesperson for the English Curry Awards 2022 said: “The curry campaign has been hugely successful across the UK with Scottish, English and London editions to the awards. The English Curry Awards were one of our first and remain one of our best awards. It’s always a brilliant night of fun, food and celebration.
“Despite the many challenges facing the curry industry, these awards prove year after year how much talent there is fuelling the industry, satisfying all of our curry cravings. We have an abundance of talent and fierce competition this year and we wish best of luck to all finalists.”
With 14 years of experience, Oceanic Consulting host annual award ceremonies in major English, Scottish and Irish cities. Campaigns include the Curry Awards, Asian Business, Asian Food, British Muslim, British Indian, British Sikh and Britain’s Asian Wedding Awards.