Coronavirus: Famous Indian Chef Floyd Cardoz dies

Coronavirus: Famous Indian Chef Floyd Cardoz dies

India's pride and one of the renowned chefs from the country, Floyd Cardoz passed away after getting infected with the novel coronavirus. Floyd Cardoz ran the popular and successful Bombay Canteen, O Pedro and Bombay Sweet Shop in Mumbai city. He died on Wednesday due to complications from the fatal virus. His deaths statement has been confirmed by his company.

Floyd Cardoz was 59-years old and he was the co-founder of Hunger Inc. Hospitality, that runs the Mumbai restaurants. He got tested positive for Covid-19 in the US on March 18 and soon was being treated at the Mountainside Medical Centre in New Jersey. He is survived by his mother Beryl, wife Barkha and sons Justin and Peter.

Cardoz is eminently known for his unrivalled cooking prowess in French, Italian and Indian cuisine. He lived in Switzerland for many years before moving on to the kitchens of New York City. Cardoz also collaborated on the partnership with restaurateur Danny Meyer's Union Square Hospitality Group to open 'Tabla' in Manhattan 1997.

In Mumbai, he had a partnership with Sameer Seth and Yash Bhanage to form Hunger Inc. Hospitality in 2015. The common people know him more closely with Top Chef competition where he won the 'Top Chef Masters'. Netizens expressed their condolences along with a few bigwigs mourning his untimely demise. Cardoz was also a four-time James Beard Award nominee and authored two cookbooks, 'Once Spice, Two Spice' and 'Flavorwalla'