The purpose of SAMDEN’s Cook School is to…



  • Provide sustainable job opportunities to local Tibetans
  • Train local Tibetans to become professional expedition cooks and providers of related services.
  • Provide quality, clean, and diverse services for mountaineering expeditions, trekking groups, and other mountain related expeditions and tours within China, Tibet, and Nepal.  

 

We are a tibetan-run  MOUNTAIN EXPEDITION TRAINING center GIVING LOCALS LIFE-LONG EMPLOYMENT SKILLS   



Location: Lhasa, Tibet

EXPEDITION
tRAINING 

Packing yaks to baking apple pie. An expedition cook has to do it all. The success of your expedition depends on a myriad of behind-the-scenes logistics...  Not to mention daily tasty meals & hand warmers.   

100% Tibetan run:

SAMDEN &
​HIS sTUDENTS

Samden is the best expedition manager and mountain cook in Tibet. He is passionate to teach his skills to others. His hand picked students are dedicated, hard working and personable.

High-Altitude Chef & Expedition Services Training Center

SAMDEN’s Mountain Cook School                                    ༄།བསམ་གཏན་རི་མཐོ་མ་བྱན་སྦྱོང་བརྡར་ལྟེ་གནས་​

WHAT WE aRE
​ALL ABOUT

There is a great need to expand and standardize the quality of "base camp" & expedition services within the Tibetan Himalayan & China. Samden's school is all about passing on tradition and building a team.   

expedition services

We encourage you to use the services of our school's sister expedition companies on your next climb, trek or trip. Our qualifying students look forward to employment opportunities.