Alemjungla Jamir is a food entrepreneur from Nagaland and the founder of “The Naga Bowl Express” Restaurant in Dimapur, Nagaland. She worked with the Oberoi, ITC and Hilton hotels in India as well as in Europe in MSC cruise liner before returning to Nagaland where she worked for 11 years as a faculty-in-charge of hotel management at the Global Open University. She has also chaired the Naga Chef Competition held annually since 2013 during the Hornbill Festival and has contributed as a judge to several food competitions in North East India.
Alemjungla started the Naga Bowl Express Restaurant in 2018 with an aim to preserve and promote Naga cuisine. She employs an all fresher team of local youths as well as supports several local farmers through her enterprise. A self-professed food aficionado with a deep love for all things food, she dreams of ultimately placing Naga Cuisine on the global food map. Her restaurant was recently awarded the most admired traditional Naga cuisine restaurant.
Alemjungla is from Cohort 2.0 of Project Her&Now.
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