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CHEFS delight AWARDS 2013 – LEISURE AND TRAVEL GUIDES EA


The Tamarind Group Culinary and service team are proud to have won the following awards:


WINNER - BEST INTERNATIONAL RESTAURANT NAIROBI - TAMAMBO BAR & GRILL, VILLAGE MARKET
SPECIAL AWARD - BEST AFRRICAN CARVERY RESTAURANT, NAIROBI - CARNIVORE
1ST RUNNER UP - BEST CONTINENTAL RESTAURANT , NAIROBI - SIMBA SALOON
1ST RUNNER UP - BEST INTERNATIONAL RESTAURANT, NAIROBI - TAMAMBO KAREN BLIXEN
1ST RUNNER UP - BEST SEAFOOD RESTAURANT, NAIROBI - TAMARIND NAIROBI

TASTE AWARDS 2013

Tamarind Mombasa  and the Carnivore win big at Taste Awards 2013.

The second season of the Taste Bar and Restaurant Awards in partnership with Heineken came to thundering conclusion at a glitering event held in the Karura Forest on January 31, 2013. Culinary connoisseurs, restaurateurs, diplomats, media personalities and the crème de la crème of society attended what could possibly be summed up as an extravagantly glamorous affair.

 Tamarind Mombasa were   proud to win the Air Kenya Award for BEST RESTAURANT AT THE COAST and The Carnivore were proud to win the Up magazine Award for BEST EAST AFRICAN RESTAURANT.

CARNIVORE WINS TWO TOURISM AWARDS

Kenya Tourism Federation and Kenya Tourist Board hosted  THE KENYA TOURISM AWARDS 2012  at The Carnivore on Friday 22 June.

The glittering ceremony was attended by the Kenya Assistant Minister for Tourism, The President of the Morocco Tourism Federation and many other local and international dignitaries.

The Carnivore  was privileged to win two awards:

Best Tourism Attraction

Best Entertainment Facility  

The theme of The 2012  Awards was 'Celebrate, Sustain and Diversify Tourism'.

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The Tamarind Group wins four Taste Awards

The inaugural Taste Awards 2011 held at Tribe Hotel on 1st December recognized local dining and entertainment in Nairobi in 26 categories, and the Tamarind Group came away with four awards, affirming the high standards set by the group.

Organised in two categories, eleven nominations under the Prestige Awards were decided by an independent panel, and ranked using a score sheet.  The panel was drawn up of individuals from a cross section of food connisseurs, beverage specialistsand well-known personalities.

 The remainder of the awards were decided by the public through online voting for the People’s Choice award which confirmed the popularity of a restaurant or bar.  The most number of votes received was declared the winner.

Under the Prestige Awards, the Taste Most Innovative Experience (restaurant or bar) was won by the Carnivore.  The remaining three awards were under the People’s Choice Awards of which The Carnivore won two  - the Best East African Award presented by UP Magazine and after 31 years upholds ‘Kenya’s Beast of a Feast’ as the icon of African cuisine.

The second award in the People’s Choice category went to the Carnivore’s Simba Saloon which won the Elianto Award for the Best Family Experience.   With its informal lively atmosphere, delicious food and kiddies menu and popular children’s playground it obviously had an undisputed advantage.

The final award was won by Tamambo Bar and Grill for Best Continental/Grill category. 


E.A.RECOGNITION

The annual East African business survey that recognizes the regions most respected companies, as nominated by chief executives from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania was held at the Safari Park Hotel in December 2006 during which the Tamarind Group was honored to win third place in the Hotel and Tourism sector.
Organized by Price Waterhouse Cooper (PwC) and the Nation Media Group, the survey was first introduced in 2000. Winners are nominated through responses from 300 chief executives in East Africa as well as face to face interviews conducted by research consultants, Steadman and Assocs.
PwC Kenya country leader, Charles Muchene noted that the winners are the choice of business leaders, who nominate from among their peers, the most respected companies in the East African region.



Among 50 best

Carnivore one of the worlds 50 best restaurants. The Carnivore was voted amongst the worlds 50 best restaurant by the internationally acclaimed Restaurant Magazine panellists in 2004 and 2005 respectively.


Tamarind Group

We have always received awards throughout our history and have been recognized by famous media houses and clients alike. Some of the awards per establishment in recent times that have made us particularly proud include:

 The Carnivore

Several awards as top restaurant in Nairobi, and amongst the most notable was it being Voted amongst the worlds 50 best restaurants by Restaurant Magazine, UK in 2004 and 2005 respectively.

 Tamarind Restaurant Nairobi

Kenya’s Best Restaurant Award 2005, 2006,2007 from Travel News - Kenya’s top travel and lifestyle magazine.

 Tamarind Restaurant Mombasa

Best Coastal Restaurant Award 2005, 2006, 2008 on several occasions from Travel News.

 The Tamarind Group

2nd Runner-up in East Africa’s Most Respected Company Awards 2005 and 2006 – Category Hospitality and Tourism Sector.

 Carnivore Johannesburg

Traditional Restaurant of the Year award 2006.


Twende Best Restaurant

Tamarind Nairobi has been voted Best Restaurant in Nairobi 2008 by Twende magazine

Tamarind Mombasa has been voted Best Restaurant in Mombasa 2008 by the readers of Twende

 

 


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