Coriander Restaurant in Hatch End has won the Restaurant of the Year Category at the UK Bangladesh Catalysts of Commerce & Industry (UKBCCI) Inaugural Business & Entrepreneur Excellence Awards 2016 and Gala Dinner
Held at the London Hilton Park Lane on Sunday 20 November, the glittering awards ceremony saw Coriander owner Salim Chowdhury win the award in the presence of over 800 guests, made up of dignitaries, VIPs, MPs and prominent members of the business community.
Salim, who has been in the restaurant trade for 25 years, and has a string of establishments in his portfolio, describes the cooking at Coriander as 'authentic with a hint of fusion'. Locals love the food, and the warm welcome.
The UK Bangladesh Catalysts of Commerce and Industry (UKBCCI) is an umbrella business organisation founded by some of the most prominent and philanthropic members of the Bangladeshi community, including the Chairman of the UKBCCI, Iqbal Ahmed OBE, and President Bajloor Rashid MBE.
The organisation assists in inspiring entrepreneurs and businesses by offering advice, signposting, training and networking through seminars addressed and attended by key government ministers, departments, organisations, various chambers of commerce and personnel from both the UK and Banglades