Origin India Restaurant and Bar, has been awarded this year’s Restaurant Neighbor Award
Raja Majid, owner of Origin India Restaurant and Bar, has been awarded this year’s Restaurant Neighbor Award. The announcement came at the annual Culinary Excellence Award Gala, held by the Nevada Restaurant Association at Canyon Gate Country Club in Las Vegas.
The Restaurant Neighbor Award is given each year to restaurants that exemplify the industry’s community support and philanthropic spirit. Majid, a three-time Restaurant Neighbor Award winner, was presented the 2011 award for the small business category. As a recipient of this prestigious award, he received a plaque to be displayed in the restaurant. Additionally, Origin India will be profiled on the National Restaurant Association website displaying their efforts of giving back to the community.
“We are absolutely thrilled to have been chosen for this award and would like to thank everyone involved in our nomination,” said Majid. “Community activism is very important to us and receiving the award is a great honor for all the fundraising we’ve worked hard on this year.”
Since opening in April of 2003, Majid has been passionately involved in community activism. Origin India has been involved in raising funds to help flood victims in Pakistan, and supports many charities in the United States. The restaurant has raised more than $50,000 for charity in 2010 alone, with $6,000 allocated to helping the Pakistani flood victims and the rest going to such organizations as Share Our Strength, Ronald McDonald House, the James Beard Foundation, the Candle Lighters Childhood Cancer Foundation and the University of Las Vegas Alumni Association.
For more information about Origin India, please visit www.originindiarestaurant.com. For more information regarding the Restaurant Neighbor award, visit the Nevada Restaurant Association’s website at www.nvrestaurants.com.
Origin India Restaurant and Bar is located at 4480 Paradise Rd. (across from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino) in Las Vegas, Nevada. Specializing in modern Indian cuisine, Origin India has received critical acclaim by local and national media alike. The restaurant’s stylish décor is a combination of earth tones, leather and wood, creating a warm and comforting atmosphere. Its full bar features an interesting wine list plus a variety of Indian and other imported beers and a wide array of signature cocktails. Origin India is open seven days a week from 11:30am to 11:30pm Make a reservation by calling (702) 734-6342 or visiting OriginIndiaRestaurant.com.
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