Curry fakery leaves a bad taste for deserving winners; viewpoint.Dear Editor, I appeal to your readers for help.
We have had reports recently from various parts of the country that some curry restaurants are falsely claiming in their advertising or other promotional material to be winners of a British Curry Award.
The awards are the Oscars of our industry and the ultimate accolade for those who win them.
So it's unfair both on our genuine winners and restaurant customers throughout the UK if some seek to gain advantage by claiming to be something they are not.
A list of winners from the last seven years can be found on our website at www.britishcurryawards.co.uk and I would urge your readers to report to us any restaurant that is erroneously er·ro·ne·ous
Containing or derived from error; mistaken: erroneous conclusions.
[Middle English, from Latin err claiming past success so that we can take action against them. They can do so by emailing us at email@example.com.
On a more positive note, the nomination process for the 2012 British Curry Awards is now open and anyone can put forward a restaurant for consideration. Last year an amazing a·maze
v. a·mazed, a·maz·ing, a·maz·es
1. To affect with great wonder; astonish. See Synonyms at surprise.
2. Obsolete To bewilder; perplex.
v.intr. 2,700 restaurants were entered for the awards from a record 68,000 public nominations.
So if you have a favourite curry restaurant that you think is deserving de·serv·ing
Worthy, as of reward, praise, or aid.
de·serving·ly adv. of recognition, please let us know.
Nomination forms are available on our website and will be accepted up to September 24.
The winners will be announced at the Battersea Evolution, London, on November 26.
Enam Ali MBE MBE (in Britain) Member of the Order of the British Empire
MBE n abbr (BRIT) (= Member of the Order of the British Empire) → título ceremonial
MBE n abbr (Brit) (= Organiser, British Curry Awards