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Frequently Asked Questions



Q: What kind of food can I expect to find at Gem Dining?

A: Gem Dining is a Progressive Southeast Asian restaurant that features unique, cross-cultural flavors. Our menu includes small plates, signature pasta dishes, and entrees that use locally-sourced ingredients and pan-Asian cooking techniques.

Q: Who is the founder of Gem Dining?

A: Gem Dining was founded by Chef Viet Nguyen, who was born in Vietnam and immigrated to the United States when he was 16. Chef Nguyen has a passion for creating an elevated and progressive version of Southeast Asian cuisine.

Q: What other restaurants are part of Kei Concepts?

A: In addition to Gem Dining, Kei Concepts manages other restaurants like SUP Noodle Bar, The Vox Kitchen, NEP Cafe, ROL Hand Roll Bar, KIN Izakaya, and INI Ristorante.

Q: What is the story behind Gem Dining's name?

A: Gem Dining is named after the unique and special dining experience that it offers, which is as rare and precious as a gem.

Q: What is the atmosphere like at Gem Dining?

A: The atmosphere at Gem Dining is warm and inviting, with a design that combines natural materials with industrial influences. The space features bold, angular lines and unexpected moments of greenery, with a jewel-like lighting installation that creates a warm and welcoming glow.

Q: Can I apply for a job at Gem Dining?

A: Yes, we are always looking for passionate individuals to join our team. If you are interested in applying for a job at Gem Dining, please send your resume to

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