Multi award winning Chef Anand George is the driving force behind Purple Poppadom. Hailing from Kerala on the southern coast of India, Anand is celebrated for his pioneering New Indian Cuisine at Purple Poppadom in Cardiff.
Before coming to Cardiff in 2007, Anand worked in many of the most prestigious five star restaurants in Mumbai and London.
Chef Anand is a past winner of the prestigious Tiffin Cup for the UKs Best Indian cuisine, awarded by the House of Commons.
A Winner of South Asian Chef of the Year, Chef George has steered Purple Poppadom Cardiff to be named the Welsh Curry House of the Year 2012 and the Indian Restaurant of the Year in the South Wales Echo Food and DrinksAwards 2013.
Anand was also a hit at Chefs’ Night Out 2010 in support of Ty Hafan, where two guests each bid £15,000 for Anand to cook at their homes, raising £30,000 for Ty Hafan. The resulting ‘World’s Most Expensive Curry’ headlines even made the national six o’clock news.
Describing his career to date spanning India, London and Cardiff as “my 5,000 mile culinary journey,” Chef Anand’s constant search for innovative new dishes has assured him a loyal and growing following.