Old Spice, New World

From simpler spices such as black peppercorns and chilli powder to more acquired tastes such as cumin and nutmeg, spices hold such a prominent place in all of our food. But they weren’t always so readily available as they are today. Beginning roughly 4000 years ago, the famous spice trade was the largest industry in […]

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Mattioli Woods Sponsor the Leicester Curry Awards for a Second Year

Here at the Leicester Curry Awards, we take pride in building great relationships with our local businesses, which is why we are very excited to share that once again, Mattioli Woods, one of the UK’s leading providers of wealth management and employee benefits, will be sponsoring next year’s fourth annual event. Mattioli Woods is keen […]

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OPENING DATE FOR NOMINATIONS REVEALED

Nominate your favourite restaurant or takeaway in the Leicester Curry Awards 2020. It’s time to get your vote on as nominations for the city’s taste-tastic awards ceremony opens on Sunday 1st December. Now in its fourth year, the Leicester Curry Awards has quickly become one of the city’s most vibrant and anticipated events. It’s seen […]

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Leicester Curry Awards 2020: Second Charity Partner Announced

We are very excited to share with you that the second of our two charity partners for the 4th annual Leicester Curry Awards is the brilliant Age UK Leicester Shire and Rutland. For over 75 years, this wonderful cause has been working with the elderly, and today, the Age UK network comprises around 130 local […]

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Leicester Curry Awards 2020 Sponsors: Kings Real Estate

We can’t quite believe how quickly time is flying by and that 2019 will be over in less than two months! However, we are very much looking forward to bringing you the 4th annual Leicester Curry Awards on Monday 20th April 2020. So as we’re already talking about next year’s event, we would like to […]

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Leicester Curry Awards 2020: First Charity Partner Revealed

The wheels are firmly in motion for the fourth annual Leicester Curry Awards, and the team are working hard behind the scenes to bring you another spectacular evening to celebrate the best curry houses the city and county have to offer. Here at the Leicester Curry Awards, we are extremely passionate about giving something back […]

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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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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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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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