Anna Soubry MP Congratulates Haveli Restaurant in Chilwell for winning the East Midlands nomination for the 2012 Tiffin Cup

Haveli Restaurant in Chilwell has won the East Midlands section of the prestigious Tiffin Cup 2012. The Tiffin Cup, a competition organised by the Tiffin Club to find the best South Asian restaurant in the country, calls for Members of Parliament  to nominate the best restaurants in their constituencies.  Haveli, nominated by Anna Soubry MP,  will now go head-to-head with  12  other  restaurants in the National Final at  the House of Commons in London.

This year, 89 restaurants were nominated from across the country.  Haveli Restaurant, having won the Regional Final, will have the chance to represent the East Midlands impress the panel of eight  celebrity  judges, including peoples-favourite Ainsley Harriott, with their signature dish.

The Chairman of the Tiffin Cup, the Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP, visited the restaurant with  Anna  Soubry MP to announce the good news on Wednesday 30th May.

 Before eating on Wednesday, Keith Vaz MP Chair of the Tiffin Club said:

“We are delighted with the high standards shown at the Haveli Restaurant. I am excited to try out the food myself when I visit on Wednesday. This competition is the Champions League of curry cooking.  The Haveli will be the standard bearer for  culinary excellence in the East Midlands when it cooks for the judges at the Grand Final. I wish it well in the final at the House of Commons.”

 Anna Soubry MP said:

 “I am delighted that The Haveli Restaurant has made it into the final of the Tiffin Cup 2012. This  is  such  a  prestigious  award  and  I  will  certainly  be  there  on  the  27th  June  to cheer  on  Haveli  and  I  am  sure  everyone  in  Broxtowe  will  be  rooting  for  our  restaurant to be crowned the 2012 champion.”

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