Bombay Canteen Co-Owner Chef Floyd Cardoz Passes Away Due To COVID-19, Celebs Tweet Condolences

Renowned chef Floyd Cardoz, who was recently admitted to the hospital as a precautionary measure against COVID-19, passed away on Wednesday due to complications from the virus, reports the Economic Times.

The culinary star successfully ran the ‘Bombay Canteen’ and ‘O Pedro’ in Mumbai and was the magician behind New York’s famous restaurant ‘Tabla’. The 59-year-old co-founder of Hunger Inc. Hospitality had tested positive for Covid-19 in the USA on March 18, reports NDTV. He was being treated at the Mountainside Medical Centre in New Jersey.

Many people internationally including his NY business partner of 17 years paid tribute to the legendary chef:

Brooklyn Nine-Nine actor Chelsea Peretti also paid tribute to the culinary master:

Several Indian chefs and celebrities also expressed their sorrow over his demise and paid condolences to the chef’s family:

RIP Chef Floyd.