Meet Suleman Raza

A British Pakistani Entrepreneur , Mr Suleman Raza is the founder of Spice Village Restaurants & Grand Sapphire Hotels. In addition, he founded the praised ‘One Million Meals’ initiative. Suleman Raza is also the owner of the Mirpur Royals cricket team in the Kashmir Premier League.

Ranked amongst the 100 most influential PEOPLE in the british food & hospitality industry

His sheer passion, determination, and culinary vision have placed him among the top industry leaders in the UK. Suleman was also ranked in the 100 most influential poeple list in the British food & hospitality industry in 2019.

Suleman has worked tirelessly to claim recognition for the authentic Pakistani cuisine in the UK, connecting everyone with its rich culture through its distinct taste, desi flavours and infinite healing power of spices. Today, Spice Village group has expanded to become a multi-award-winning British Pakistani restaurant chain to UK’s leading events caterer due to its demand with high-profile followers from Hollywood & Bollywood. His Hotels and Banquet Halls Venture, Grand Sapphire Hotels & Banqueting, is also ranked one of London’s most iconic venues in the UK.

Awarded the curry king of london award in 2019

Suleman received the ‘Curry King of the Year’ award at the Asian Food and Restaurant Awards held in London in 2019. From starting his career as a chef in a local restaurant almost two decades ago to winning multiple awards for his restaurant chain, all of it was the result of years of Suleman’s devotion, diligence, and zeal, and his drive to succeed.

Suleman wears the title of Curry King with great honor and wishes to use it as a foundation to introduce the world to the great taste and quality of Pakistani cuisine.

Through his Spice Village restaurant chain, Suleman aims to promote the Pakistani identity and Pakistani products in the UK and then in the world. Suleman also urges other UK-Pakistani business owners to take pride in their identity and strive to promote Pakistani products internationally.

Suleman Raza Wins the Curry King of London Award in 2019

Owner of Mirpur Royals in the kashmir premier league

Suleman owns the much-loved cricket team, Mirpur Royals in the Kashmir Premier League. He describes owning the cricket team as a tribute to the people of Kashmir. Promoting Kashmiri talent and unlocking opportunities for the youth of Kashmir is what Suleman wants to do with his cricket team.

suleman’s initiative: One Million Meals

One Million Meals was an initiative taken by Suleman during the tough times of COVID-19. He took this initiative to feed the front-line workers to keep their energies intact while fighting against Coronavirus to protect our nation. Through his One Million Meals initiative, Suleman fed thousands of front-line workers, including the homeless, vulnerable and the NHS Staff. 

This initiative was praised by everyone, everywhere. David Beckham also came out in support of this campaign. His campaign, One Million Meals, received the Points of Light award from British Prime Minister Boris Johnson for services to the British public during COVID-19.

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Suleman’s notable ACHIEVEMENTS

Suleman Raza is a man who knows no bounds. He strongly believes that persistance and dedication can take you to your destination, no matter how far it is.

Awards of Suleman Raza
CO- Chairman – UK Pakistan Business Council.

Business Excellence Award 2019

Best Asian Restaurant Chain 2018 – Spice Village
Best Wedding Venue Award 2019 – Grand Sapphire

GG2 Spirit in the Community Award 

Asian Curry King of the Year Award – 2019
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You have to go after what you seek with persistence, determination and desperation. Only then will fate gift you success

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