About Us himalayan

Our Restaurant

The restaurant offers a modern, cosy ambience, ideal for any dining experience. It's well-equipped to cater to all culinary tastes, ensuring a memorable visit.

Our Goals

Our goal is to deliver high-quality, authentic Nepalese cuisine in Amsterdam, making every bite feel like a taste of Nepal for both those who've been and those eager to experience its flavors.

Our Vision

Our restaurant serves freshly made meals from carefully selected ingredients by passionate chefs, aiming to exceed expectations and ensure customer satisfaction for repeat visits.

Our Mission

For those seeking exceptional service and the latest culinary trends tailored to your taste, this restaurant is the ideal choice.

Our Award winning team

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Ram K. Lama

Head Chef

With 20 years of experience in the culinary world, our head chef has honed his skills in some of New York's finest kitchens, specializing in innovative cooking techniques with a passion for using fresh, local ingredients.

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Hemraj Giri

Tandoori Chef

He has showcased his culinary artistry in world-renowned restaurants in Banepa, Kathmandu and Amsterdam. He served as the best chef at Revolution Cafe Thamel, crafting bespoke dishes to suit customers' palates.

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Ambika Giri


With over 12 years of experience owning and managing a restaurant in Amsterdam, she has earned international acclaim as a celebrity sommelier and restaurant manager.

Open Positions

Indian and Nepalese Chef

Ten Katestraat 45H, 1053BX Amsterdam
CV, Letter of Application
About Himalayan Kitchen Amsterdam:
Himalayan Kitchen Amsterdam is a beloved dining destination that brings the authentic flavours of India and Nepal to the heart of Amsterdam. Our restaurant prides itself on its dedication to traditional tastes, fresh ingredients, and the art of culinary innovation. We strive to create an unforgettable dining experience that celebrates the rich cultural heritage of the Himalayan region.

Position: Chef Specializing in Indian and Nepalese Cuisine


  • Craft and cook a diverse range of Indian and Nepalese dishes, ensuring excellence in every meal served.
  • Innovate and design menus that showcase seasonal ingredients while honoring traditional flavors.
  • Oversee kitchen inventory management and sourcing of high-quality ingredients.
  • Uphold strict kitchen hygiene and safety practices.
  • Mentor and lead kitchen staff, promoting teamwork and dedication to culinary arts.


  • Demonstrated expertise as a chef with specialization in Indian and Nepalese cuisines.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of traditional ingredients, cooking techniques, and culinary traditions from India and Nepal.
  • A flair for creativity in menu development and a commitment to culinary excellence.
  • Excellent leadership qualities and the ability to communicate effectively with the team.
  • Resilience and efficiency in a fast-paced kitchen environment.

We Offer:

  • A competitive salary reflective of your experience and skills.
  • Opportunities for career growth and learning in a supportive and dynamic environment.
  • The chance to be part of a passionate team of culinary professionals dedicated to bringing authentic Himalayan cuisine to Amsterdam.

How to Apply: Interested candidates are invited to submit their CV, a cover letter, and examples of previous work (e.g., designed menus, photographs of dishes) via email to info@himalayankitchen.nl with the subject line "Application for Indian and Nepalese Cuisine Chef at Himalayan Kitchen Amsterdam."

Nepalese and Indian Specialist

Authentic Nepalese Chef/Cook
CV, Letter of Application
Join our team to showcase the unique qualities of Nepalese cuisine to the world. Demonstrate your culinary skills and flourish in Amsterdam.

Himalayan Kitchen Amsterdam is on the hunt for a passionate and skilled Nepalese Chef to join our vibrant team. We pride ourselves on delivering authentic Nepalese culinary experiences to our patrons, and we're looking for someone who shares our passion for traditional Nepalese cuisine and culture.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and cook traditional Nepalese dishes with an emphasis on authenticity and flavor.
  • Develop new recipes and menus in line with our commitment to authenticity and innovation.
  • Manage kitchen inventory and ensure the freshness and quality of ingredients.
  • Lead and train kitchen staff to uphold high culinary standards.
  • Maintain cleanliness and compliance with food safety regulations.


  • Proven experience as a Chef or Cook specializing in Nepalese cuisine, with at least 2 years in a professional kitchen.
  • Deep knowledge of traditional Nepalese ingredients, cooking techniques, and dishes.
  • Creativity in menu planning and a passion for culinary excellence.
  • Strong leadership skills and experience in managing a kitchen team.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • A positive attitude and a team player mentality.

We Offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits.
  • The opportunity to work in a dynamic, supportive, and creative environment.
  • A platform to showcase your culinary skills and contribute to the promotion of Nepalese cuisine in Amsterdam.
  • Professional growth opportunities in a thriving culinary establishment.

To Apply: Please send your CV and a cover letter detailing your experience with Nepalese cuisine, along with any relevant work samples or menus you have created, to info@himalayankitchen.nl