Our Team 

Butte Hospitality succeeds through the hard work of a diverse, highly-skilled team.

Meet the people that make us shine.


Ram Khanal

Ram has been in the restaurant business since 1996. He’s worked at and managed restaurants around the world, from Nepal to France and across the oceans on cruise ships. Today, he runs the Butte Hospitality restaurants with the help of his wife, Olga.


Olga Iagnichenko

Olga has worked in the restaurant industry since 2001. Before finding a home here in southern Alberta, she worked on cruise ships, sharpening her skills on the high seas. Today, she co-owns/manages Butte Hospitality restaurants with her husband, Ram.

Vice President

Durga Mahat

Durga brings a long history of cooking and a myriad of cuisines to Butte Hospitality restaurants. Though he started in Nepal, he’s worked in kitchens across the Middle East, Australia and Asia, including the renowned Venetian Macau Hotel in China.

Executive Chef

Mustapha Fathi

Pastry Chef

Dawn Lindwall

Human Resources and Occupation Standards & Compliance

Chris Jones

Group General Manager – Water Tower Grill & Bar

Morgan Hamilton

General Manager – Cattlemen’s Chophouse

Lhen Dolojan

Assistant Manager, Water Tower Bar & Grill

Zak Kbili

General Manager, Telegraph Taphouse

Steven Mack

Kitchen Manager, Telegraph Taphouse

Max Hoogveld

Kitchen Manager, Water Tower Bar & Grill

Mikala Carson

Marketing Co-ordinator