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Last Updated : Mar 25, 2020 07:42 PM IST | Source: PTI

Coronavirus pandemic: NRI Chef Floyd Cardoz dead after testing positive

Cardoz was the co-owner of two popular restaurants in Mumbai, Bombay Canteen and O Pedro, and had recently launched his third venture, the Bombay Sweet Shop.

Noted chef Floyd Cardoz has died after testing positive for the novel coronavirus, family sources said on March 25.

Cardoz, 59, died of COVID-19 infection in a hospital in New York, the sources said.

He was the co-owner of two popular restaurants in Mumbai, Bombay Canteen and O Pedro, and had recently launched his third venture, the Bombay Sweet Shop.

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Cardoz had been in Mumbai, where he was born, till March 8 and had informed on social media on March 18 that he had admitted himself to hospital in New York, where he lived, as he felt feverish.

He was trained as a biochemist before he discovered his real passion - in a restaurant kitchen and had moved to New York after attending culinary school in Switzerland.

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First Published on Mar 25, 2020 07:35 pm
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