Winner of Catering Of The Year 2017, Madh's Catring. Mr. Sanjay Anand with Family

Asian Food and Restaurant Awards Winners 2017

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The winners of the first annual Asian Food and Restaurant Awards (AFRA) were announced on Tuesday 1st August 2017 at London’s Montcalm Hotel. Winners included, Sanjay Anand MBE of Madhu’s for Catering of the Year; Mehboob Hussain for Lifetime Achievement and Aurangzeb Alamgeer for Chef of the Year.

Mr A Haq, Chairman, Asian Food and Restaurant Awards said: “I would like to congratulate all the participants and stakeholders of the food industry for their huge contribute for setting legendary benchmarks, be them the waiters, the chefs or the owners."

Hosted by Pakistani actress, Ayesha Sana and Sunrise Radio presenter, Anushka Arora, the event was a resounding success with key guests including Virendra Sharma MP, singer H. Dhami and international star magician, Magic Singh.

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AFRA Awards Winners 2017

Chairman AFRA, A - Haq, Director AFRA, Rumessah Maria with Magic Singh & Mr. Ali Allaudeen
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Asian Food and Restaurant Awards 2017 Winners List

Best Organics Food Product Distributer
Tru Vibe by Anand Dani

Restaurant Of The Year North West
Royal Nawaab Manchester

Restaurant Of The Year Midland
Tipu Sultan Birmingham

Restaurant of the Year South West
Urban Tandoor – Bristol

Restaurant of the Year North & East London
Tayyab’s Restaurant – London

Restaurant Of The Year South & West London
Chak 89 by Frank Khalid

Restaurant Newcomer Of The Year London
Chakra by Arjun Verma

Restaurant Newcomer Of The Year North West
Ziya Restaurant Manchester

Restaurant of Brand Of The Year United Kingdom
Akbar’s by Shabir Hussain

Caterer Of The Year
Madhu’s by Sanjay Anand MBE

Chef Of The Year 2017
Aurangzeb Alamgeer

Food Products & Supplier Of The Year
Al Noor Foods

Cash & Carry Of The Year
Elbrook Cash & Carry

Drink Brand Of The Year
Bulldog Energy Drink by Dr. Rami Ranger CBE

Lifetime Achievement Award
Mehboob Hussain

Food Products & Distributer of The Year
Manchester Super Store

About The Asian Food & Restuarant Awards

The Asian Food & Restaurant Awards recognises the achievements and positive contribution being made by South Asians across the UK food industry. Each business has a great story they tell through their service and products that should be applauded. The Awards aim to celebrate these special stories as well as honour the dedication and commitment of those who have spread their love for Asian flavours through their passion to take the culture mainstream.

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