Chef Damu is the first recipient of the prestigious award established by the World Tamil Organization, UK.
Chef K. Damodaran, also known as Chef Dam, is friendly and friendly, even in a London taxi on his way to the airport. Returning to his hometown of Chennai, unscathed by the airport and relocation, a popular TV presenter and chef, chatted on the phone happily about his recent success: The Culinary Legend Lifetime Achievement Award at Global Food, Hospitality and Tourism Achievements Award. 2021.
It is this curiosity that has kept him steady and steady for the past 40 years in a remarkable career, which was celebrated at a recent ceremony at the House of Commons, the British Parliament, Westminster, on November 5th.
Chef Damu says it all started when he received a phone call, last month, from the World Tamil Organization UK, asking him more about his job. (A registered charitable organization, the WTO was established in 2005 with the aim of promoting the health of the Tamil people, with a direct focus on arts and culture in the United Kingdom.)
Guinness World Records
- Long Cooking Competition (Private), 2010, Chennai, India.
- The longest dosa in the world, 2012, Madurai, India.
- The largest curry in the world, 2014, Little India, Singapore
He is currently the President of the South Indian Chef Association, Chef Dam and a member of the World Association of Cooks Society. He claims to have judged more than 10,000 cooking contests, including the well-known ‘Cook with Comali’ show aired on Star Vijay. The Chef also authored 29 cookbooks.
Two weeks after the call, organizers called for Chef Dam to fly to London, claiming he had been nominated for a Lifetime Achievement Award. “I feel very honored to be nominated by the WTO for this prestigious award,” he said, adding that the Global Food, Hospitality and Tourism Achievements Award was established this year. He added: “I am the first person to receive this award, and I am so happy.
The award committee recognized what Chef Damu had already done, awarding prizes and cookbooks. “I am very happy to have the opportunity to meet those who are in the business of entertaining guests around the world,” he said, adding that more than 40 world-renowned chefs were invited to the event, during a short video by Chef Dam. was shown.
He added with a laugh that he also enjoyed the dinner that was served at the event. There was a Lobster Bisque, as well as roast chicken and mashed potatoes.