You are invited to attend the largest annual gastronomic event of Ukraine for chefs and restaurateurs, the second international Creative Chefs Summit, on 1 December 2017, at Parkovy Convention and Exhibition Centre. The unique format of the event brings world-famous and Ukrainian chefs together on the same stage and is aimed at developing the Ukrainian gastronomy
You will definitely be inspired to develop!
Registration. Coffee Break
Opening Creative Chefs Summit
Savva Libkin (Ukraine, Odesa)
Restauranteur, columnist, adept of Odessa’s culture, founder of the company “Restaurants of Savva Libkin”, owner of the restaurants “Kompot”, “Dacha”, “Tavernetta”, “Steakhouse”, and “Ryba v Ogne” (Fish in Fire)
"Focus and Tricks in the Restaurant Business"
Andrey Shmakov (Estonia)
TV personality, TV host on MasterChef Junior, brand chef of Мetropol’s SAVVA restaurant
Maris Jansons (Latvia)
Brand chef of Biblioteka no.1 restaurant (Library no.1) restaurant, which is ranked second among 50 best restaurants of Latvia
“Edible Roots in Combination with By-products. How to reduce the food cost?”
John Nocita (Italy)
Master chef and president of the Italian Culinary Institute, the international school of Italian cuisine
Sergey Kalinin (Ukraine, Kyiv)
Gastronomy observer at Forbes Ukraine, TV host on the STB channel, culinary expert and FMCG section and foodservice consultant
“Year-round freshness. Author’s view on frozen food”
Ricard Martinez (Spain)
Chef Espaisucre in Barcelona and teacher in Espaisucre culinary school
Iurii Kovryzhenko (Ukraine, Lviv)
Chef of Vintage Nouveau Restaurant
"Taste Library. Creating a Unique Dessert That Cannot Be Reproduced by Competitors"
Diego Prado (Spain)
Fermentation Science Professor, The Basque Culinary Center
“Fermentation as a Construction Unit for Working with Foods”
Asmik Hasparian (Ukraine, Kyiv)
Brand chef of Myastoria restaurants
Dario Cecchini (Italy)
Eighth-generation butcher, Antica Macelleria Cecchini restaurant
“From Head to Tail. Meat Aging in Joints Rather Than Sides”
Partner of Albert Adria and Brand Chef of El Nino Viejo/ Hoja Santa
"Mexican Cuisine and Its Adaptability in Different Countries. Combining Casual and Free Dining"
Kirill Yakushev (Italy)
Italian chef with Ukrainian roots. Brand chef and owner of Granocielo Pizza restaurant
Vladimir Yaroslavskiy (Ukraine, Kyiv)
Brand chef of Lucky restaurant
“Pizza. Fermentation. Gourmet Style in Ukrainian Restaurants”
INDUSTRY EXPERTS13 world chefs on one stage with Ukrainian culinary experts. 800 specialists of the gastronomic industry. Advanced technologies and solutions for chefs.
MASTER CLASSES AND SPEECHESMain area for up to 800 people. 20-meter LED-screen. Simultaneous interpreting. Networking sessions and speeches.
TRADE EXHIBITIONCommunication with leading manufacturers of professional chef equipment and utensils. Farming exhibition from local manufacturers.
Savva Libkin is a Ukrainian restauranteur with 24 years of experience, he calls himself an independent artist in business, the founder of Savva Libkin's Restaurants, owner of the restaurants Kompot, Dacha, Tavernetta, Steakhouse and Ryba V Ogne (Fish in Fire), columnist, author of the bestsellers "My Odessa Cuisine" and "Odessa Feast from Privoz to Deribasovskaya." During his career, Savva created 36 restaurants in Ukraine and one in the Czech Republic. The La Veranda restaurant in Prague was featured in the 2004 Michelin Red Guide. Savva is also one of the media restauranteurs of Ukraine. In 2016, a culinary multi-episode television story with Lyudmila Barbir “Eating in a big city” during the morning show “Snidanok” (Breakfast) was presented on the TV channel 1 + 1. In 2013, Savva became the main hero of the 20-episode reality show "Culinary Tan" about Odessa's cuisine on STS Media.
Dario Cecchini is a famous Italian eighth-generation butcher, a chef and owner of Antica Macelleria Cecchini (the butcher's) and three restaurants, Solociccia, Officina della bistecca and Dario doc, in Panzano In Chianti. The main idea propagated by the master of the Florentine steak is gratitude to and respect for animals that enable us to enjoy wonderful dishes.
Māris Jansons is a famous brand chef at Bibliotēka No1 restorāns in Riga. In his work, Jansons prefers applying European and Scandinavian cooking techniques. He is sure, “cooking is not only good ingredients, but also chefs great ideas.” Māris is a true experimentator who is not afraid to create daring dishes.
SPEAKERSExclusive presentations of new dishes, exciting master classes, current trends and most successful cases from six astonishing chefs from all over the world in Ukraine.
John Nocita is a world-famous chef and president of the Italian Culinary Institute, an international school of Italian cuisine. He has opened restaurants all over the world, and now he teachers others how to do that. John's philosophy is giving the person a starting point, a gold standard in a certain aspect of classic cuisine. Only then tools are given to keep developing further on this basis by means of innovations.
This famous Ukrainian chef with many years of experience has been a fan of cooking since his childhood. Having studied the fundamentals of professional cuisine and passed trainings in the best restaurants, Sergey started to write in his own blog, and then became a gastronomy column writer in Forbes Ukraine. The brand chef of Kalinin Gastronomy brand and culinary expert of STB channel also became a judge in Master Chef project. Sergey is also a brand ambassador of Polar Seafood Ukraine.
Andrei Shmakov is a famous Estonian chef and holder of numerous cooking awards. He headed the army of cooks at Metropol in 2013, and he became the brand chef of Savva Restaurant in 2014. Andrei Shmakov has written books on haute cuisine and has been a jury member at international cooking competitions. He has also been a popular host of MasterChef. Junior, a cooking show.
Hasmik Gasparyan is a cooking expert and brand chef of Miastoriia restaurants. She owns the author's spice boutique. She has graduated from Le Cordon Bleu, a French culinary school. Asmik always mixes different colours, textures and tastes of spices to make dishes unique. Love to cooking is in her blood.
Kirill Yakushev is a famous chef and owner of Granocielo, a pizza restaurant in Avezzano. He has sharpened his skills in hotel and restaurant kitchens all over Italy. In 2010, he won the Roman pizza championship in Italy. His numerous awards include two knives from Gambero Rosso. Kirill Yakushev's philosophy is to support local high-quality products, farmers and agriculture.
Vladimir Yaroslavskiy is a famous chef and brand chef of Goodwine store in Kyiv as well as a chef and manager at Lucky Restaurant Vinoteque. He was also a sous-chef at TV shows Hell Kitchen, At Daggers Drawn, War of the Worlds: Inspector vs Chef. Vladimir Yaroslavskii is one of TOP 25 Ukrainian Chefs according to FOCUS Magazine 2011. The famous chef believes that the key element of his work is quality of food and understanding of the product or process. Guests' appreciation is the greatest value it is worth working for.
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