'Top Chef Masters' Star Floyd Cardoz Dead at 59 Due to Coronavirus

Floyd Cardoz a famous chef dies after being diagnosed with coronavirus

A product of IHM Dadar, Mumbai's hotel management school, Chef Cardoz successfully ran New York's acclaimed, Tabla restaurant for 12 years before it shut down in 2010.

Cardoz died from complications from coronavirus at Mountainside Medical Centre in New Jersey on Wednesday, March 25, PEOPLE confirmed with the late chef's Hunger Inc. hospitality group.

Celebrated chef Floyd Cardoz, culinary director of the famed Bombay Canteen, passed away after testing positive for COVID-19, PTI has reported citing family sources.

He admitted himself after feeling feverish, and then later. testing positive for coronavirus in NY, per Hunger Inc. - the parent company that ran his restaurants overseas.

"As a precautionary measure, we have informed the Health Department in Mumbai about the same".

Hunger Inc, the company that runs the restaurants, said in a statement: "It is with deep sorrow that we inform you of the passing away of Chef Floyd Cardoz (59 years), Co-Founder, Hunger Inc. He is survived by his mother Beryl, wife Barkha and sons Justin and Peter", the spokesperson said.

The news of Chef Cardoz's demise has stunned the culinary world.

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Cardoz posted an update on his Instagram page Wednesday when he was first admitted to the hospital with a fever, saying he sought medical help as a precautionary measure.

Cardoz had shot to prominence in the mid-1990s when he ran a restaurant called Tabla in NY. He also won Top Chef Masters Season 3 in 2011.

Later, Bombay Canteen too had put out a statement on similar lines. Soho's Paowalla, which was later transformed into Bombay Bread Bar, closed previous year.

But as great as a chef as Floyd was, he was a better person and fantastic dad. Cardoz later attended opening of The Bombay Sweet Shop.

Corrections and clarifications: This article has been edited to reflect that fact that Cardoz died in New Jersey, not NY.

Cardoz also appeared on season 2 of Netflix's Ugly Delicious, a docuseries which follows award-winning chef David Chang around the globe.

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