In his last Instagram post, Floyd gave followers a glimpse into his health struggles while posting a photo from the hospital room.
New York, March 25 (SocialNews.XYZ) Renowned chef Floyd Cardoz has died from the novel coronvirus on Wednesday in New York. He was 59. After the news of his death, several Bollywood stars mourned the Indian-born chef, who was the owner of two popular Mumbai-based restaurants - Bombay Canteen and O Pedro. From 2018 to September past year, Cardoz also ran the hugely popular Bombay Bread Bar, originally opened as Paowalla in 2016, a throwback to his origins in Mumbai's Goan Catholic community.
For Cardoz, it wasn't just about how good the food tasted. Chang posted a remembrance of Cardoz on Twitter. This is so much fun, because I loved food growing up.
Cardoz also competed on Top Chef Masters season three in 2011, taking home the top prize.
Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi shared her grief on social media after hearing of Floyd's passing. "Rest in peace Floyd.we will carry on your handsome legacy". Nobody who lived in NY in the early aughts could forget how delicious and packed Tabla always was. He had an impish smile, an innate need to make those around him happy, and a delicious touch.
Cardoz likewise showed up onSeason 2 ofNetflix's (************* ) UglyDelicious, a travelogue truth reveal that adhered toJamesBeardAward - winning chefDavidChang all over the world.Chang shared a psychological homage onTwitter, writing,"As great as a chef as Floyd was, he was a better person and fantastic dad". "Floyd. You were a gem".
Actor Rahul Bose described Floyd Cardoz as a "wonderful" man and wrote: "Shocked to hear the passing away of Floyd Cardoz. He will be sorely missed".
Floyd was known for his groundbreaking work on the New York City restaurant scene.
He is survived by mother, Beryl, his wife, Barkha, and their sons, Justin and Peter. His passion for food and cooking brought him to this level after he chose to study at a culinary school in India and in Switzerland.
Cardoz would go on to serve as the executive chef of North End Grill from Danny Meyer's Union Square Hospitality, and open Paowalla, which was later renamed Bombay Bread Bar, in New York City.