Chef Floyd Cardoz died Wednesday after treatment in hospital and tested positive for COVID-19.
Cardoz tested positive for the novel corona virus on March 18. According to a spokesman for Hunger Inc. Hospitality, of which he was a co-founder, he underwent treatment at the Mountainside Medical Center in Glen Ridge, New Jersey.
Last week Chef floyd Cardoz told his Instagram followers that he was in hospital. As he felt “feverish” a few days after returning from Frankfurt to New York City.
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The Mumbai-born chef, 59, is a pioneer of Indian gourmet cuisine and changed the New York restaurant scene with his critically acclaimed spots Tabla and Bombay Bread Bar (formerly Pao Walla).
Although both restaurants have now closed, Cardoz has high reputation in the global cooking community. It was especially with his former Tabla partner Danny Meyer. He supported the unique restaurant in 1998 with the Union Square Hospitality Group.
Pete Wells, restaurant critic of the New York Times, tweeted on Wednesday. “Floyd Cardoz was an exceptional talent, a cook who is as at home with undiluted Indian flavors as he is with the delicious combination of French, Indian and American food, a personal phrase has invented. “
Cardoz recently opened the Bombay Sweet Shop, which rounded off its presence in Mumbai with two already established restaurants. The are Bombay Canteen and O Pedro. He will also appear in the second season of Netflix’s “Ugly Delicious” series.
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He has his mother Beryl by him, his wife Barkha and their sons Justin and Peter.