Pushkar chef lifts a national honour

Bishal Rasaily, executive chef at Birmingham’s Pushkar and its sister restaurant PRAZA, won an award at the final of the 2015 UK South Asian Chef Competitiion.
Bishal was one of eight finalists from across the UK to take part in the competition at Bradford College.
Finalists each cooked a total of three dishes for the judges against the clock.
Bishal Rasaily, Executive Head Chef at Pushkar & Praza with his SACC Award
Competitors were asked to produce creative and innovative dishes using their own original recipes.
The day culminated in a glittering black tie dinner and awards ceremony, organised by the Aagrah Annual Business Charity, where the three winners were announced
Bishal was one of the three prestigious winners of the 2015 SACC award, coming third place and winning a prize of £750.
He said: “I was delighted to be announced as one of the three winners at the South Asian Chef Competition.
“It was a thoroughly exciting experience and I have learned so much from the contest, the judges and the other talented chefs who took part.”