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Indian Breakfast at Bridport Best Breakfast 17 March 2019

Posted by on Mar 6, 2019 in News | Comments Off

We are pleased to be offering a traditional Indian Breakfast at the Bridport Local Food Group’s Best Breakfast event on Sunday 17 March which is raising funds for this year’s Bridport Food Festival and other local food projects.     The event is showcasing local producers and suppliers and takes place at St Mary’s Church Hall, South Street from 9am to 12 noon.   The cost is £7 on the door or £6 in advance from the Bridport Tourist Information Centre.  Cost includes breakfast, fruit juice, toast, coffee or tea. The...

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Taj Mahal win 3 prestigious awards at the UK Curry Awards

Posted by on Nov 26, 2018 in News | Comments Off

Team Choudhury scooped three prestigious prizes at the UK’s  high profile Asian Curry Awards Ceremony held at Grosvenor House in MayfairThe hugely extravagant Asian Curry Awards  recognises the huge successes of restaurant owners and individuals across the whole of the Asian Food Industry and ensures that the key players are recognised for their achievements.  The Awards focus not only on the achievements of today, but on a lifetime of work in the restaurant industry, honouring the dedication and commitment of people who have helped...

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2018 Asian Curry Awards Shortlist Announced

Posted by on Oct 26, 2018 in News | Comments Off

We are very proud to announce that we, the Taj Mahal Restaurant in Bridport,  has been shortlisted in the Asian Curry Awards 2018, in the South West Best Restaurant Category.

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Rafique Choudhury – Winner of the Honorary Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted by on Oct 3, 2018 in News | Comments Off

Winners of the first ever Dorset Ethnic Minority Awards 2018 (DEMA) were recently announced at a spectacular Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner at The Bournemouth International Centre on the 29th September. The Dorset Ethnic Minority Awards recognises businesses and individuals for their outstanding commitment and dedication to communities in business. This year the respectable Rafique Choudhury, owner of Taj Mahal restaurant in Bridport was presented with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. Rafique arrived in Dorset in 1967 at the age...

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British-Asian Hospitality Awards: The women’s Take Over!

Posted by on Aug 26, 2018 in News | Comments Off

Amongst the mounting reports of backhanders and biased judging within the industry’s award shows, this week has marked an important shift in the British-Asian hospitality award sector. The Asian Restaurant Owners Network (ARON), renowned for their proactive and honest platform, are upholding their commitment to #PressForProgress until equality for all is achieved. Rehan Uddin, founder of ARON and South Devon restaurant owner, has been working tirelessly with his team to address these awards, which often fail to recognise or support...

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Sarah Ali Choudhury receives a National Venus Award

Posted by on Jul 26, 2018 in News | Comments Off

The National Venus Awards provides additional recognition and publicity to Working Women who have already won a Regional Award. This year, forty Regional Venus Award Winners from across the country, travelled to Basingstoke along with their supporters to discover whether they had reached that highest accolade –a National Venus Award! The Venus Awards – dubbed by Channel 4 as “The Working Women’s Oscars” – celebrate the vital contribution that women in business make to the local, regional, and national economy, and are unique in that anyone...

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