Kaiser Lashkari is the owner and chef of Himalaya restaurant in Houston. Lashkari received his master’s degree from the Hilton College of Hotel & Restaurant Management in 1989 before opening Himalaya Restaurant & Catering. Lashkari originated from Pakistan, where he draws inspiration and care for the flavors in his food. Himalaya was rated No. 9 in the Houston Chronicle’s “Top 100 Houston restaurants” list for 2018, and placed in top 15 in years passed.