Welcome Team Nepal to Young Chef Olympiad

Nepalese cuisine refers to the food eaten in Nepal. Nepal’s cultural and geographic diversity has resulted in a variety of cuisines based upon ethnicity and on soil and climate. Dal-bhat-tarkari is eaten throughout Nepal. Dal is a soup made of lentils and spices. This is served over boiled grain, bhat—usually rice but sometimes another grain—with vegetable curry, tarkari. Condiments are usually small amounts of extremely spicy chutney or pickle which can be fresh or fermented. The variety of these is staggering, said to number in the thousands. Other accompaniments may be sliced lemon (nibuwa) or lime (kagati) with fresh green chili (hariyo khursani). Dhindo is a traditional food of Nepal.

Popular Nepalese Cuisine

Popular Dessert

  • Burfi (Milk Burfi)
  • Carrot Pudding
  • Doodh Peda (Flat Milk Cake)
  • Gajar ka Halwa (Carrot Pudding)
  • Gajar Ka Halwa II (Carrot pudding)
  • New Kheer (Rice Pudding)
  • Milk Balls (Rasbari)
  • Milk Cheese Cake (Peda)

Popular Beverage

  • Chiya
  • Tibetan Tea
  • Lassi
  • Seabuckthorn Juice
  • Marpha Apple Juice
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Beers
  • Raksi
  • Tongba

Popular Street Food

  • Pork Momos
  • Aloo Chop
  • Paani Puri
  • Choyela
  • Sekuwa
  • Chatamari

About Young Chef Olympiad

Young Student Chefs from 67+ nations after getting selected from different colleges from 67+ nations, will fly down to India on 26th January (67th republic day for India) to represent their country in a cook-off that will last 4 days starting 29th January to 1st February. The results will be collated and the Grand Finale is scheduled on Monday 1st February 2015 at Kolkata.

Young Chef Olympiad Team For Nepal


Student Chef: Yubak Bista


College: Academy Of Culinary Arts


Hosting Team: IIHM Kolkata

About Young Chef Yubak Bista


Savoring the taste of different food items has been fun for me for since I could remember. I believe that was my first step towards culinary. I never shy out from trying any new dishes and best way to treat my palette was to create new dishes. During my schooling days I took out time to cook with my mother and make alteration to dishes and called it my signature dishes. It was appreciated by my family members and neighbors which encouraged me to go further in this path. I follow a lot of cooking shows and read cook books as inspiration. I now study at the Academy of Culinary Arts a fine place to launch my culinary dream. My aspiration to be a chef is ongoing and I participated in this competition to get inspired by the young chefs who will be there from all around the world.

About the participating college


The Academy of Culinary arts has been coaching students and guiding them into the culinary world since 2010. Over 500 students have passed out of this institute with flying colours and now work in the International hospitality and food industry. The college offers courses such as:
– Diploma in Culinary Arts
– Bachelors Degree in Hotel Management
– Many short term courses required for hospitality industry
The college is located in Lalitpur,Nepal. Academy of Culinary stands out for its quality , standards , student satisfaction ,results and placement. This is the only hotel management institute in Nepal that has assured a 100% job placement and has fulfilled its promise due to the high standards of education and trainings.
The infrastructure of the college replicates a hotel with facilities such as commercial restaurant, fully equipped training kitchens, guest room, reception area etc.. All of these facilities provide a practical exposure to the students and give them confidence to venture the international industry .
The faculties coaching the students are well experience with the international hospitality industry holding positions such as Executive chefs, Sous Chefs , Food and Beverage Managers , Rooms Division Managers etc. Current updates and experience of these faculties are incorporated to the course which again takes the learning of the students to a different level.
The dedication and hardwork done by the students along with the guidance from the faculties and management has placed all out passed out students in International brands such as Marriott, Shangri la, IHG, Fairmount, Hyatt, Hilton etc.
The founding members of the college:
– Mr.Ashesh Maharjan
– Mr. Punya Sharma
– Mrs.Sabitri Maharjan
welcome aspiring chefs to be coached at the Academy of Culinary Arts where quality matters and passion is encouraged.

The Country's Culinary World

  • Top Chefs
    • Ratna Bahadur Thapa
    • Shyam Kumar Khadka
    • Suresh Chandra Basnet
    • Resham Kumar Lama
    • Shree Krishna Shrestha
    • Ram kumar Sapkota
  • Top Colleges
    • Academy Of Culinary Arts And Hospitality Management

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