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Two Bradford eateries have been shortlisted for an Uber eats award

The food delivery service, Uber Eats has announced its shortlist for the Restaurant of the Year 2022 awards.

Out of the 88 finalists, hamburger specialists, Mr T’s and Kashmiri restaurant Shimlas have been among ten other eateries in the Northeast region to be shortlisted for the awards.

Rahat Javid, managing director of Shimlas told Asian Standard “Uber Eats is a huge platform, worldwide and nationally. For us to be nominated for the Northeast region shows that our food and service are in demand.

“it will be amazing for Bradford, Yorkshire and maybe even the Northeast if we end up winning.

“Bradford is already on the map when it comes to food.

“I remember five or ten years ago; people would drive to Manchester for food. Now, everyone around the country drives to Bradford.

Shimlas, located on Great Horton Road, have said they are currently branching out.

Shimlas
Image: Instagram @shimlasrestraurants

“We are opening another branch in six to eight weeks, and we want to branch in Yorkshire and out of West Yorkshire”, added Mr Javid.

The Kashmiri restaurant currently has stores in Bradford, Oldham and Keighley.

Mr Javid says, “being nominated, and possibly even winning, definitely helps with promoting the brand and raising awareness for our food”.

“We would love for people to vote for us”.

Tauseef Malik, director of Mr T’s, said “we’re really excited about our nomination. This nomination is a reminder we are headed in the right direction in improving our recipes, bringing something new to the food business and keeping our customers happy”.

Mr T’s, also located on Great Horton Road, had started with humble beginnings from a small shop in Bradford.

“Our business has grown organically over the last few years with the help of our customers and the hard work that has gone into the brand, social media campaigns, celebrity visits and community projects”, adds Mr Malik.

The hamburger specialist eatery has a total of five stores across the UK, including Leeds and Aberdeen.

Mr T’s is located on Great Horton Road
Image: Instagram @mr__ts

“This is a recognition of our hard work and will provide us with the opportunity to further expand and grow our brand.

“We already have a loyal customer base, but I think this will further our reach across the country”.

Winners of the Restaurant of the Year 2022 award will be decided by public votes.

Ten Eateries with the most votes will then be invited to meet a panel of judges and be required to prepare two dishes.

To vote, visit www.ubereats.com

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