Head Chef and proprietor of Masala Tandoori takeaway, Syed Marjanul Haque of Cobblers Hall, Newton Aycliffe is the winner of the ‘Best Takeaway of the Year’ (Durham) 2023 at the second NEBA Awards (North East Bangladeshi Awards).
The award evening took place on Monday 4th December at The Fed in Newcastle, Syed was presented his award by Scottish MP, Foysol Chowdhury MSP.
Mr Haque later said: Masala Tandoori takeaway celebrates 10 years in Newton Aycliffe this year and to win is a great accolade for the restaurant. Thank you to all our loyal customers.”
The North East Bangladeshi Awards (NEBA) is dedicated to recognising and celebrating the achievements of British Bangladeshi’s in the North East. This prestigious event aims to highlight the community’s contribution to the region, recognising their achievements and positive impact in various fields. NEBA serves as a platform to honour and celebrate the diverse talents, achievements and valuable contributions of North East British Bangladeshi individuals, instilling a sense of pride and inspiration in the community. https://neba.org.uk
The Bangladeshi catering industry has been highlighted for its rich success including innovative business and educational achievements, the curry industry contributes around £5 billion to the UK economy and exchequer. The exceptional achievements of North-Eastern Bangladeshi’s, who have played various roles in the private and public sectors, are also recognised.