A Wath chef from was voted one of the best curry chefs in the UK at the 2013 Curry Chef of the Year Awards at the Lancaster Hotel, London.
Chef Naz Haque, executive Chef at the Café Naz Indian Restaurant on Sandygate was one of 46 chefs to receive official recognition for their contribution to Indian dining.
Naz said: “I love what I do and it is nice to see that my style of cooking at the restaurant has been recognised. A successful restaurant is a team effort so this award is for everyone I work with.
“The award will inspire us to keep improving and I’d like to thank our customers for helping put us on the map.”
John Healey, MP for Wentworth & Dearne, said: “I’m proud that Rotherham can say it is home to one of the best curry chefs in the country.
“Café Naaz thoroughly deserve this award and I hope it will encourage more people to discover this hidden gem.”