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Cockfosters restaurant wins big at British Kebab Awards

Skewd Kitchen has won in the ‘best fine dining’ category just two years after opening

Skewd Kitchen staff pick up their British Kebab Award (credit Centre for Turkey Studies/British Kebab Awards)
Skewd Kitchen staff pick up their British Kebab Award (credit Centre for Turkey Studies/British Kebab Awards)

A Cockfosters restaurant has been named as a winner in the ‘best fine dining’ category at the British Kebab Awards.

Skewd Kitchen only opened in Cockfosters Parade two years ago but has already received plenty of praise since, having also won in the fine dining category at the Turkish Restaurant and Takeaway Awards last year.

A manager for the restaurant told the Dispatch they were “very honoured” to win a prize from the British Kebab Awards, which held its twelfth annual ceremony last night (Tuesday 27th) at Park Plaza Westminster Hotel in central London.

The awards, sponsored by Just Eat, celebrate restaurants and takeaways that have excelled in the kebab industry, “showcasing the diverse and delectable offerings that have made a significant impact on the culinary landscape”.


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Founder Ibrahim Dogus said of last night’s ceremony: “The British Kebab Awards continue to highlight the incredible talent and innovation within our beloved kebab industry. This event is a testament to the hard work and dedication of those who contribute to making the UK’s kebab scene truly exceptional.”

Judges for this year’s British Kebab Awards included broadcaster James O’Brien and Nadhim Zahawi MP.

Leigh Phillipson, director of sales at Just Eat, added: “We would like to congratulate all the winners and finalists of this year’s British Kebab Awards, which we’ve proudly supported for over a decade.

“Despite the multiple and complex challenges restaurant businesses face, these awards recognise the resilient individuals who ensure this pioneering industry continues to thrive.”

The kebab industry is said to contribute more than £2.8billion to the economy and employs over 200,000 people, with 20,000 small and independent kebab businesses trading.

For more information about Skewd Kitchen and to book a table:
Visit skewd.com


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