Manager of Bondholder restaurant The Viceroy, Sajid Hussian, has been nominated for the General Manager of the Year award in the English Curry Awards.
Sajid has been manager of The Viceroy in both Derby and Duffield for 15 years and was nominated by surprise. He exclaimed: "That's made my day." upon hearing the news.
Sajid said the key to being a good restaurant manager was top quality customer service. He added: "I just try to do my job the best I can and make sure our customers go home with smiles on their faces."
The Viceroy in Midland Road, Derby, has a 4.5/5 rating on TripAdvisor and is ranked the seventh best restaurant in the city but has only a two-star food hygiene rating dating back to February.