Who is Indian Celebrity Chef: Everything You Need To Know About Floyd Cardoz

Floyd Cardoz Biography – Wiki

Floyd Cardoz (born in 1961) was a famous Indian celebrity chef who was known for delicious cuisine recipes. Since his death, celebrity chefs, hosts and restaurants have posted emotional tributes to the late Cardoz – many of them praising the chef for revolutionizing Indian cuisine in America.

He was 59 years old at the time of death.

Breaking News: Floyd Cardoz Dead at 59

The Indian hero went to the hospital last week after he was “feeling feverish”, he wrote in an Instagram post. He later tested positive for COVID-19.

He was announced dead on Wednesday 25th March, 2020 in New Jersey.

“Sincere apologies everyone. I am sorry for causing undue panic around my earlier post. I was feeling feverish and hence as a precautionary measure, admitted myself into hospital in New York. I was hugely anxious about my state of health and my post was highly irresponsible causing panic in several quarters. I returned to New York on March 8th via Frankfurt”, he wrote in his Instagram post.

Everything You Need To Know About Floyd Cardoz

Early Life:

Cardoz was born in Bombay, India, and moved to New York City to be part of the restaurant industry.


He is a graduate of university.


He started his career after moving to New York City. In 1997, Cardoz opened esteemed Indian restaurant Tabla with Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group.

Cardoz was nominated four times for the James Beard Award for Best Chef between 2004 and 2007. In 2009, he was a semifinalist for the prestigious honor.

He recently opened The Bombay Canteen and O Pedro in Mumbai, India, which were featured, along with the chef, in the second season of David Chang’s Netflix series “Ugly Delicious”.


The author and restaurateur is the winner of “Top Chef Masters”.

Best Known For:

  • Opening a restaurant in Mumbai in 2015, named Bombay Canteen
  • Opening Paowalla in New York in 2016

Personal Life:

He belonged to Christianity. On the other hand, the 59-year-old got married to an Indian lady, Barkha. The duo produced two sons.

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