We are very grateful to have the kind support of our Curry for Change ambassadors and partners who help us spread the word about our work and raise vital funds to help families tackle the hunger they face.
Curry for Change ambassadors
Atul is a unique talent as a twice Michelin Starred Chef and has changed the way people perceive and experience Indian food. Atul was the very first Indian Chef to receive a Michelin Star during his time at Tamarind. He then went on to create the world renowned Benares Restaurant where he went on to win his second Michelin Star in 2007.
Atul has been a Patron of Find Your Feet since 2008 and visited our projects in 2007, he has since hosted a number of events in aid of Find Your Feet and been crucial in supporting our work and fundraising activities. Atul’s restaurant Benares is taking part in Curry for Change.
Anjali is an Indian food connoisseur and is part of the Patak’s Indian food dynasty that has brought Indian cuisine into homes all over the world. She is a chef and a food writer who loves experimenting with traditional Indian and contemporary International cuisine. Visit her website for foodie thoughts, recipes, inspiration and a chance to discover how she uses her spice box.
Anjali has kindly offered our Curry for Change hosts the chance to win an exclusive personal cookery master class with her. Find out more about hosting a Curry for Change event!
Cyrus Todiwala OBE is one of Britain’s most successful and widely admired Indian chefs known for his refined, elegantly spiced and sophisticated cooking. His chain of unique and authentic gourmet restaurants including Cafe Spice Namaste, the landmark Pan-Indian restaurant which he runs with his wife Pervin. Through his regular media appearances, cook books, and Mr Todiwala products he has a passion for everyone to buy British, find comfort and joy in the kitchen, and learn all they can, and more, about great Indian food. Visit our partner restaurants page and find out how you can visit Cafe Spice.
Dhruv was winner of MasterChef 2010 and is currently embarking on the exciting journey of making his passion his career. He has spent time in some of the best kitchens in the UK and Europe, working with Michel Roux Jr at Le Gavroche, at De Librije in Holland and also cooking for private events. He is in the process of setting up his own restaurant and you can find out more on his website. Indian-raised, Dhruv has also travelled extensively to develop his knowledge of Indian cuisine and is committed to supporting poor rural families in India through his involvement with Find Your Feet and Curry for Change.
We are incredibly grateful to have the support of TV Soap Star Nina Wadia. Nina collaborated with Cafe Spice’s Cyrus Todiwala in June 2012 to create a special dish especially for Curry for Change which was sold on their menu with proceeds going to Find Your Feet. Visit our partner restaurants page to find out more about Cafe Spice.
Vivek is the founding chef of The Cinnamon Club since its launch in 2001 and defined the ground breaking food philosophy for which The Cinnamon Club is so well known. Vivek has always believed that as with other creative forms, Indian cuisine should also evolve over time. Following the success of his modern Indian cuisine, Vivek and his team launched Cinnamon Kitchen and Anise in the City in 2008, and Cinnamon Soho in 2012.
Vivek visited our projects in Chhattisgarh, India, a few years ago and has hosted a number of fundraising events at his restaurants to support the families we work with. The Cinnamon Group are taking part in Curry for Change this June, find out more on our Dine Out page.
Curry for Change partners
Creative ID, founded by Vaishali Shah in 2000, is a highly customised, strategic graphic design and marketing consultancy. They communicate their client’s message to their target audience in a clear and effective way, from concept to conclusion. Their areas of expertise include logo design and corporate identity, newsletter and brochure design, branding, marketing, print and project management. Their sister company, Ananya, creates elegantly exotic, contemporary cards and stationery.
Delicious frozen ready meals prepared by hand at the COOK Kitchen in Kent, using the same ingredients and techniques you would use at home so they look and taste homemade. Pop along to your nearest COOK shop (or order online) and choose a selection of hand-prepared curries from its award-winning Indian range. It’s the perfect way to create a stress-free Indian feast. Find your nearest store or order online by visiting www.cookfood.net
Mumbai-born Monisha runs a variety of cookery classes for all abilities such as Easy Indian Cookery and Indian Vegetarian Cooking. Monisha has been teaching and demonstrating easy, nutritious and delicious Indian cookery to home cooks, chefs and health professionals for the past 15 years. This year she is supporting our Curry for Change campaign and encouraging her participants to take part to get cooking for change.
The UK’s premier importers and distributors of ethical food and herbal products. Fudco have kindly donated the authentic spices which you will receive when you sign up for your Curry for Change event pack.
We are delighted to be partnering with National Curry Week taking place 8th – 14th October. Now in its 15th year, National Curry Week promotes the cuisine and raises funds for charities. During the week, curry lovers can get out and visit their local curry houses, some of which will be staging special events and fun challenges.
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