Seven local finalists at food awards
SEVEN restaurants in Wicklow have been announced as finalists in five categories at the first Irish Asian Food Awards.
The county’s nominees will compete against restaurants from Northern Ireland, Dublin, Leinster, Munster and Connaught at the ceremony in Dublin on Monday, June 24.
Pink Salt Indian Restaurant in Bray has been shortlisted in the Indian Restaurant of the Year category. Chakra by Jaipur ub Greystones has been nominated in the category of Outstanding Indian Restaurant of the Year. Royal Park Chinese Restaurant, also in Greystones, and Eastern Promise in Wicklow will compete for the Chinese Restaurant of the Year award.
Mount Everest of Kathmandu, Bray has been shortlisted for the Nepalese Restaurant of the Year. Daata Tandoori, Wicklow is among the nominees for Pakistani Restaurant of the Year and Indian Spice in Wicklow is up for Five Star Indian Takeaway of the Year.
The Irish Asian Food Awards are being organised by Oceanic Consulting – a UK based ethnic consulting and promotions business. Irfan Younis, CEO of Oceanic Consulting said:‘These awards honour and give thanks to those individuals who give their all to deliver outstanding services and continue to act as an inspiration to others aspiring to succeed in the Asian Food industry. We wish all our finalists the very best of luck and are looking forward to a great night of celebration.’
The Irish Asian Food Awards will be held at the Blanchardstown Crowne Plaza Hotel.