New Generation of Chefs from Eastern Europe

Culinary arts and other gastronomy-related professions are becoming increasingly popular. In addition to offering many job opportunities, the field lets you thrive creatively. Moreover, there is room for continuous learning and improvement, and opportunity to work anywhere the world. You get to experience different cultures and specialize in different cuisines. Culinary enthusiasts and young chefs are constantly seeking new education options, which is why, At Kul IN, young chefs from around the world are gathering to gain new experiences, friendships and knowledge. In this story, we would like to highlight our promising team of young chefs from Eastern Europe who we believe will launch small culinary revolutions in their respective countries. Meet them and see for yourself!

It is impossible to paint such a large geographical area as Eastern Europe with a broad brush. Mentalities and cuisines are similar, yet different, history is complex and long. Still, we can all agree that Eastern Europe is known for its cold winter, warm welcome and babushka's cooking. Meet the team of Kul IN students and alumni from Eastern Europe, read why they decided to enroll in Kul IN programs, what their plans are for the future and what they think of our new program in Russian.

 

I prefer simple techniques, simple plating and Italian style. I think you should keep it simple and focus on the quality of products rather than on the number of techniques.There is a pattern with many of our students – they come from countries with diverse and vibrant culinary traditions, and culinary arts intrigued them from an early age. A Moscow local, Gleb Nekrasov is one of those students, and a fan of simplicity, simple plating and Italian style and a future professional chef of Italian cuisine. Read more...

 

"In my opinion Kul IN is the best starting point for those who want to become professionals and for those who want to improve their culinary skills. I know that people who work there put in a lot of effort to accommodate each of us students. So, I advise every prospective student to be focused while at Kul IN but don’t forget to enjoy every day of your study because you probably won’t have a chance like this again in your life" Read more...

 

 "For me, it's great to have a diploma and skills because no matter where I go, even if I go to a foreign country, I don't have to speak their language I can just show them what I can do." Getting the desired education sometimes takes a lot of planning. For Liudmyla Lavrinenko that meant she had to wait several years for the perfect timing. With a great passion for pastries, Liudmyla finally started to realize her long desired dream, traveled across the world and at last found her perfect spot in Croatia. Read more...


Studying for Professional Cook was not Tetiana's first choice. Tetiana Ostrogliad and Andrii Plotnikov are Kul IN's students from Ukraine. As husband and wife they came to Kul IN to study for Professional Cooks of Italian Cuisine. She graduated journalism and afterword she had her own marketing agency. Working in media and public relations encouraged her to think where she would like to specialize her knowledge. After some time of thinking she realized gastronomy and cooking was her passion. She was lucky enough to have husband who was sharing her love for food. Read more...