Oli Khan

Bangladesh Caterers Association – UK

Internationally recognised award-winning chef, King of British Curry, Curry King Oli Khan and Secretary General of Bangladesh Caterers Association (BCA). Started his first career in business at the age of 17. Oli’s ambition has brought him far, the magic of Oli''s cooking lies in spicing things up in distinct and ingenious ways: "I love to cook ‘fusion food’. “I am passionate about cooking British curry and love giving any food a fusion twist.” Cooking curry is an art!!

Oli has expressed his concern about the British curry industry staff shortage and the reduction in Non-EU migration can have implications upon the lack of skilled chefs available in the British curry industry. On this note, his work and achievements have appeared in British mainstream print and electronic media worldwide such as BBC, SKY, ITV, TRT World, Canadian TV, CNN, The Financial Time, The Guardian, Evening Standard, Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Washington Post, The Independent, Daily Mirror, Daily Star, The Telegraph, The Sun, The Global Post, USA Today, EL-Pais, Luxury Hospitality and many more coverage.

Oli expresses an admirable devotion to his community and fellow professionals, adding that his achievements would not have been possible without the influence of his parents and wife.

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Job Opportunity Within the British Curry Industry! Do you have the passion and skills to work in the Curry Industry?

Although the first curry house was opened in the UK over 200 years ago, the cuisine has become popular during the second half of the last century. Bangladesh Caterers Association was established in 1960 and has played a driving role in popularising curry so much so, that it is now called British curry. Despite all the successes, the industry is facing difficulties, the most burning issue is staff shortages. The industry needs about 20,000 skilled and unskilled workers which we are lobbying for. Show your passion towards the Industry and make a difference.