Chef Floyd Cardoz, the 59-year-old restaurateur based in the U.S., has died.
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Cardoz posted on Instagram last week that he was feeling feverish and had admitted himself to the hospital as a precautionary measure. His Bombay Canteen as well as Goan-Portuguese fusion restaurant O Pedro remain popular in Mumbai today. Floyd also had restaurants in NYC. Chef Floyd who was earlier in Mumbai left the city on March 8th for NY via Frankfurt airport. Hospitality, on 25 March 25, in New Jersey, USA.
"As a precautionary measure, we have informed the Health Department in Mumbai about the same". "We are also reaching out personally to people who have interacted with him during his visit to India, so they can take necessary medical advice should they indicate any symptoms [fever, cough, shortness of breath] and or [put themselves in] self-quarantine". He was the co-owner of a chain of restaurants with names Bombay Canteen.
Cardoz grew up in Bandra and attended culinary school in Mumbai. Hospitality, the company behind Bombay Canteen, O Pedro and Bombay Sweet Shop, confirmed his death on Wednesday. Soho's Paowalla, which was later transformed into Bombay Bread Bar, closed a year ago.More news: 2020 iPad Pro gets benchmarked
He had trained as a biochemist before he discovered his real passion - in a restaurant kitchen and had moved to NY after attending culinary school in Switzerland. It was clear that Cardoz took pride, rightfully, in what he had built in the country and the city of his birth in addition to his legacy in New York City.
The eclectic chef and Season 3 victor of "Top Chef Masters" made his name with the groundbreaking Tabla, opened in 1998, as one of the few Indian fine-dining establishments in the city.
Cardoz also appeared on season 2 of Netflix's Ugly Delicious, a docuseries which follows award-winning chef David Chang around the globe.More news: Canadiens temporarily laying off 60% of employees