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Final Mystery Judge Announced

And last but not least, our fifth and final mystery judge is Leicester City Centre Director, Sarah Harrison. She came to Leicester from Dubai in 2009 to take on the role of the city centre director. She formed the 40-member LE-One City Centre Management Partnership with businesses in the city centre to work together to […]

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The Award-Winning DMU Gospel Choir to Perform at the Leicester Curry Awards 2019

We have a fantastic line-up of entertainment, and we’re very excited to share that DMU Gospel Choir will also be performing to our guests at this year’s glamorous event. Based at Leicester’s De Montfort University (DMU), the choir offer music and performing arts at DMU and other events. The group, which includes students, staff and […]

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BBC Radio Leicester’s News Editor Revealed as Fourth Mystery Judge

New to the Leicester Curry Awards judging panel this year is BBC Radio Leicester’s News Editor, Jonathan Lampon. He’s been working for the BBC for 20-years and during that time has worked across all areas of the organisation from local radio to BBC Radio 4. As the News Editor, he manages Radio Leicester’s breakfast and […]

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Leader of the Pack: Head Judge Announced

Third in line to be revealed and leading our food-loving panel of judges is Simon Porter. The classically trained chef certainly knows a thing or two about food having worked in some of Leicester’s major hotels as well as Leicester City Football Club. He currently works as a full-time lecturer teaching his craft at Northampton […]

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TV chef revealed as mystery judge

The secret’s out! TV chef, presenter, food writer and author Kwoklyn Wan has been revealed as our second mystery judge. In his own words, the British-born Chinese chef is ‘totally in love and completely fascinated by food’ from growing up working in his family’s Cantonese restaurant, to becoming a successful chef. It’s no wonder he was […]

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CURRY LUNCHEON RAISES OVER £6000 FOR THE ARMY’S NATIONAL CHARITY

To mark the 75th anniversary of ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, their Leicestershire and Rutland committee held a curry luncheon for 200 guests at the stunning Keythorpe Manor. The cause joined forces with the Leicester Curry Awards as one of their chosen charities, who organised this year’s annual event to raise money for serving soldiers, veterans […]

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Leicester Curry Awards 2019: First Mystery Judge Announced

The Leicester Curry Awards 2019 is almost upon us and we couldn’t be more thrilled! The team has been working incredibly hard to make this year’s event bigger and better than the last. We received thousands of public nominations from more Indian eateries than the previous two years, but only five lucky finalists in each […]

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Award-winning singer to perform at this year’s event

As well as all the delicious food and seeing the winners of the Leicester Curry Awards, we’re excited about the live entertainment including opera singer, Lauren Rose. The special education needs teacher bagged the top prize at Leicester’s Got Talent last year with her mesmerising vocals to ‘Love Never Dies’ from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical, The […]

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Second Charity Partner Revealed

Here at the Leicester Curry Awards 2019 we are incredibly passionate about supporting our local charities, so that said, we are delighted to share that our second charity partner at the 3rd annual event is Emmaus Leicestershire & Rutland. The global charity, which aims to combat homelessness, was founded in Paris in 1949 by MP, […]

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SANS Catering Supplies come on board as Associate Sponsor

The 2019 Leicester Curry Awards are looking set to be the best one yet as news of a new Associate Sponsor has just been announced. SANS Catering Supplies are based in Leicester and offer top of the range, quality kitchen supplies to buy and hire for bars, hotels restaurants and more. Run by Shyamal Brahmbhatt and his […]

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