We are only open to take-out and delivery.

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4145 Manchester Avenue (between Vandeventer & Kingshighway)

(314) 531-4800

A new hour from August (to go and delivery only)

Monday 5 pm to 8:30 pm
Tuesday CLOSED
Wednesday 5 pm to 8:30 pm
Thursday 5 pm to 8:30 pm
Friday 5 pm to 8:30 pm
Saturday 12 pm to 3:00 pm/4:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Sunday 12 pm to 3:00 pm/4:00pm to 8:30pm

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Hello & Namaste:

My dear wife, Maya Gurung (from South Korea), and I would like to thank you for your support and for trusting us to prepare your meal. The opening of Everest & Bar is deeply personal. I was born and raised in Manang, Nepal. When both parents passed away, I moved to Kathmandu at age 16. In Kathmandu, I became homeless because I was too young to find a job. After living for several months on the streets of Kathmandu, I finally found a job as a dishwasher and busboy at the K.C. Restaurant. While working at the K.C. restaurant, I developed two dreams: (1) the dream of owning a restaurant and (2) to help children and women who are as poor and suffering as I was.

To complete my first dream, my wife and I opened Everest Café and Bar and serving Nepalese, Indian & Korean cuisine in the city of St. Louis since 2004. The mission of Everest Café & Bar is to promote a healthy lifestyle by preparing fresh, heart-healthy nutritious meals for our customers. Chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke, and diabetes are the leading causes of death in the City of St. Louis. I believe that diet is an essential factor in preventing chronic diseases and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

With my well-rounded graduate education training in social work and public health at Saint Louis University (www.slu.edu) and many years of my professional work experience in chronic disease prevention and health promotion, I am the most qualified chef to prepare heart-healthy and nutritious meals for my customers.

My life struggle in the streets of Kathmandu as homeless has led me to a dream of helping children and women who are as poor and suffering as I was. I can not go forward without remembering where I came from and giving back to the best of my ability, knowledge, and heartfelt compassion. To complete my second dream, I established the Himalayan Family Healthcare Project (HFHCP) and registered with Missouri. The mission of the HFHCP is to deliver primary healthcare and educational services in remote areas of Nepal. For more information about our non-profit organization,  please visit us @ www.hfhp.org.

I had an opportunity to come to the United States after my father, Dr. James States, M.D., adopted me in Nepal following his ascent of Mt. Everest in 1983. Again, thank you for trusting us to prepare your meal and supporting my dream. Your satisfaction is my primary concern. If you have any questions or comments, please let me know.

Best regards,

Devi Gurung States

Dr. Devi Gurung States, DHSc., MPH., MSW.

Owner/Chef

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