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Born in Nepal, Dammar Thapa found early culinary inspiration from his mother. He went on to study hotel management and the home sciences of food and interior design at Machhindra College. He pursued the culinary arts at the Hotel Management Training Center in Nepal. After working in 4-5 star hotels in Nepal, he was Function Chef on the International Carnivale Cruise Line. He then moved to Massachusetts and worked at the Passage of India in Salem. In 2006, with Ram Dhital, he opened Himalayan Bistro in West Roxbury, where he enjoys his reputation for innovative and exceptional Nepali and Indian cuisine.