Diwan Allen George

Taste the world of Oriental flavors and cook with me!

Few words about me; Rooftop kitchen


Chef Allen Diwan, born to a Pakistani family in Kuwait. He move to Budapest, Hungary in 1998. He is a chef extraordinaire, runs the successful Rooftop kitchen in Budapest, Hungary with extravagant views of the capital. He started his journey in 2001 with opening of his first restaurant Diwan Tandoori at Alkotmany street  near the Parliament which became one of the essential ethnical eaterie of Budapest. After the success of first restaurant he opened another restaurant in 2004, “Kama Sutra” which was the trendiest Indian place in Budapest. Consequently he also operated Kashmir restaurant in  Budapest and Debrecen. To further enrich his Knowledge and experience, Allen had the privilege of Atul Kochhar’s  acquaintance in his restaurant “Benares” at Mayfair London, who was also the first Indian Chef to receive a Michelin star in 2001 at “Tamarind” and also holds a star in Benares.

After gaining valuable insights Allen now shares his knowledge and passion through cooking classes to fulfill his vision of acquainting the Hungarian people with Indian spices and also to introduce Atul’s signature style of cooking in Budapest in the form of tasting menus. His vision is to make Indian food well known in Budapest and  to  empower people to become better home cooks and stir away from the fast food culture. Come and experience Allen’s world of spices through one of his cooking classes or tasting menus. For reservation, Please check our calendar.

His website www.indiaifozes.hu is showcases his knowledge  and passion of food in the form of  videos, pictures, tasting menus and blogs.

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