Welcome Team Russia to Young Chef Olympiad

Russian cuisine is a collection of the different cooking traditions of the Russian people. The cuisine is diverse, as Russia is by area the largest country in the world. Russian cuisine derives its varied character from the vast and multi-cultural expanse of Russia.Population: 143.5 million

Popular Russian Cuisine

Popular Cuisine

  • Okroshka
  • Shchi
  • Pelmeni
  • Kotlety
  • Shashlyk
  • Kholodets

Popular Beverage

  • Vodka
  • Kvass
  • Mors
  • Ryazhenka
  • Beer

Popular Dessert

  • Tula Gingerbread
  • Pastila (Pastels)
  • Ptichie Moloko (Birds’ Milk Cake)
  • Chak-chak
  • Vatrushka

About Young Chef Olympiad

Young Student Chefs from 67+ nations after getting selected from different colleges from 67+ nations, will fly down to India on 26th January (67th republic day for India) to represent their country in a cook-off that will last 4 days starting 29th January to 1st February. The results will be collated and the Grand Finale is scheduled on Monday 1st February 2015 at Kolkata.

Young Chef Olympiad Team For Russia


Student Chef: Elina Isaeva


College: RIAT


Hosting Team: IIHM Kolkata

About Young Chef Isaeva Elina


Hello, my name is Elina Isaeva. During my studies at Hospitality College of the Russian International Academy for Tourism (RIAT) I had several internships in kitchen in Russia and Italy, where I understood I want to continue enhancing my knowledge and skills further in the sphere of hospitality, for which I am thankful. Now I am a 1st year student of the RIAT and I am looking forward for the great opportunity to be part of Young Chef Olympiad and represent my Academy and my country as well. I fully accept this responsibility and I will try to do my best in Young Chef Olympiad.

About the participating college


The Russian International Academy for Tourism (RIAT) , established in 1969, is the Russian leading educational and research center in the sphere of vocational tourism education of international level certified in accordance with quality standards ISO 9001:2008, a member of the Association of the leading hotel schools in Europe (EURHODIP), a member of UNESCO UNITWIN network and knowledge network of World Tourism organization (UNWTO). RIAT is a member of International Social Tourism Organization (OITS) and implements pilot project for Social Tourism in Russia.RIAT has eleven branches in Russia and one branch in Armenia. RIAT offers continuous education courses within the federal curriculum of general secondary,college, university (bachelor and master degrees) and post-graduate education. Among different Departments RIAT has UNWTO Chair for Sustainable Tourism and UNESCO Chair. RIAT is a system of continuing professional education in the sphere of tourism and hospitality. It includes training courses, secondary and higher vocational education in the sphere of tourism, international educational programs, the second degree in tourism, training courses in the field of tourism, professional retraining of the tourism area employees sphere personnel, postgraduate school. Professional tourism education – through the whole life!

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