Syft Lockdown Series Webinar: Cooking, Community and Mentoring During the Crisis with Cyrus Todiwala OBE DL – Thursday 14th May at 11am

Syft are thrilled that Cyrus Todiwala OBE DL, celebrity chef and chef proprietor of Cafe Spice Namaste is joining them to talk about the importance of Cooking, Community and Mentoring during the Crisis. He’ll be discussing the industry’s response to the crisis, his student culinary competition and recent mentoring, as well as previous and future work with the wonderful NHS, and more. You’ll have the chance to ask the brilliant Cyrus your questions in the closing Q&A. This isn’t one to be missed.

Topics include:

– The various responses to the crisis
– Comfort food for the NHS – how the culinary industry is helping to keep spirits high
– How can we shape the post-lockdown culinary industry
– His student culinary competition: Zest Quest Asia
– Exciting future projects

You’ll have the chance to ask the brilliant Cyrus your questions in the Q&A. Not one to be missed.

Hosted by: Simon Forester, Syft

Born in Mumbai, Cyrus trained at the world famous Taj Hotels and Palaces chain in India, then becoming executive chef for 11 of the restaurants before he and his family moved to the UK in 1991. After cooking for Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh as part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations and he was awarded an MBE in 2000. Following this, he was awarded an OBE in 2009 for his contributions to the restaurant industry.