Celebrity chef Floyd Cardoz, in New York City has died on Wednesday the 25th day of March 2020 of the deadly Coronavirus disease, a week after he was diagnosed.
Mr. Cardoz who passed-on at the age of 59, was being treated at the Mountainside Medical Center in New Jersey after he tested positive for the pandemic on March 18th, a spokesperson for Hunger Inc. Hospitality, where he was a partner, revealed.
He is survived by his mother, Beryl, his wife Barkha, and their sons Justin and Peter.
Mr. Cardoz, a four-time James Beard Award nominee and a winner of Top Chef Masters, helmed the iconic Tabla restaurant in New York City before it shut in 2010.
Until his demise, Cardoz was a partner at two reputable restaurants in Mumbai, India, — The Bombay Canteen and O Pedro — and had recently launched a third establishment — The Bombay Sweet Shop.