Joris Bijdendijk

Joris Bijdendijk, chef of the Michelin star-awarded RIJKS®, is an SVH certified master chef. Bijdendijk, whose passion for beautiful products and good food started at a young age, tries to turn this curiosity into a profession. Joris, who started working in Michelin star restaurants since the age of 19, started working as Executive Chef at RIJKS®, the restaurant of the Rijksmuseum, at the end of 2014.

RIJKS® has 17 points in the Gault & Millau guide and one Michelin star from the 2017 Dutch selection. The restaurant has been included in 50 Best Discovery, another branch of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, since 2019. Chef Bijdendijk was in the top 100 of The Best Chef Awards and won The Best Chef Awards – City Gourmet Award for RIJKS®.

In 2019, Bijdendijk opened restaurant Wils, which received its first Michelin star within a year.