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Fukhera Khalid wins Entrepreneur of the Year Award at World Food Awards

November 8, 2012
Fukhera Khalid wins Entrepreneur of the Year Award at World Food Awards

Fukhera Khalid is delighted to announce that he has won the award of “Entrepreneur of the Year” at The World Food Awards in a glittering ceremony in London last week.

Mr Khalid has grown and developed 2 businesses – Elbrook C&C and more recently CHAK89 – both now hugely successful.

Mitcham based Elbrook C&C was formed in 1985 and has developed into one of the most successful single unit wholesalers in the UK with a turnover over £105million.

CHAK89 was formed in 2003 and has developed into one of the best restaurants and banqueting facilities in London – well known for quality of the food and service – a regular home for celebrities. The high quality food is now also available in selected Asda stores.

The judges were impressed by the range and diversity of Mr Khalid’s businesses and their impact in building awareness of World Foods.

This is the second year that Mr Khalid has been successful in these awards – he won the Best Wholesaler in 2011 with Elbrook C&C

 Mr Khalid is also a leading Charitable Benefactor and has raised significant sums over the Years for Charities. The latest Charity Gala Dinner  at CHAK89 was  held in September 2012 and raised £15,000 for the  Sue Ryder Charity – making over £75,000 raised in the 3 years of that event. Plans are now under way for the 4th Annual Event in autumn of 2013.

The award was made  extra special by being presented by Corporal Johnson Beharry VC – who saw active service in Iraq and is the first living recipient of the Victoria Cross Medal for 30 years – he is pictured right below with Mr Khalid centre and the category sponsor Star Network who filmed the event.

In accepting the Award Mr Khalid paid tribute to his staff and particularly to his family for all their support.”I am privileged to get this award on behalf of both of my businesses and we hope they continue to thrive – I thank the judges from the World Food Awards”

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