Chef Floyd Cardoz Passed Away at 59 Due to Covid19 Complications
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Chef Floyd Cardoz, Indian-born American chef, has passed away due to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19). Cardoz was admitted a week ago to Mountainside Medical Center in Montclair, New Jersey, with a fever and subsequently tested positive for COVID-19.He was 59 years old.
Chef Cardoz, was the co-owner of Hunger Inc, which own three restaurants in Mumbai - Bombay Canteen, O'Pedro and Bombay Sweet Shop. He was the victor of Top Chef Masters in 2011 and was one of the International Masterchefs in World Gourmet Summit 2003. His specialty was melding Indian flavours and spices with western cuisine techniques. A four-time James Beard Award nominee, he was the author of two cookbooks, "One Spice, Two Spice" and "Flavorwalla."
Cuisine & Wine Asia, as well as the team at Peter Knipp Holdings Pte Ltd, would like to express their deepest condolences to Chef Cardoz's surviving family.