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Indian-origin Chef Floyd Cardoz, Who Tested Coronavirus +ve, Dies In US

Noted Indian-origin chef Floyd Cardoz died at a hospital in the US on Wednesday after he had tested positive for coronavirus. He was 59.

“It is with deep sorrow that we inform you of the passing away of Chef Floyd Cardoz (59 years), Co-Founder, Hunger Inc. Hospitality, on 25 March, in New Jersey, USA. He is survived by his mother Beryl, wife Barkha and sons Justin and Peter. Floyd tested positive for Covid 19, in USA, on 18 March and was being treated for the same at Mountainside Medical Centre, New Jersey, USA,” Hunger Inc. Hospitality, co-founded by Floyd, was quoted as saying in a statement.

Floyd Cardoz took to Instagram on March 18 about his hospitalization. “I was feeling feverish and hence as a precautionary measure, admitted myself into hospital in New York,” wrote the chef.

“Floyd made us all so proud,” wrote “Top Chef” host Padma Lakshmi on Instagram.

Food Network star Alex Guarnaschelli mourned the death of Cardoz, saying that he was “A true gentleman in every sense.”

A food writer for the New York Times and Bon Appetit, Priya Krishna said Cardoz “did so much to advance the cause of Indian food and Indian people in America.”

Chef Kunal Kapur also mourned the death of Floyd Cardoz.

Born in India, Cardoz was a contestant on “Top Chef Masters” in 2011. He won the top prize that season.

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