Chef's Bio

Joris Bijdendjik

Executive Chef of Rijks, Netherlands

Joris Bijdendjik started out in 2012 as an Executive Chef at Brides, the restaurant of five-star hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand in Amsterdam. Within a year he managed to receive his first Michelin star. He also received the prestigious Gault Millau Award for Promise of the Year, and within the first year at RIJKS®, Joris was awarded 16 Gault Millau points and a top 5 ranking at the best museum restaurant list by Fine Dining Lovers.



  • One Michelin Star (The Lanesborough)
  • 16 Gault Millau points