Discover our Distinguished Chefs
Chef Vladimir Mukhin
As one of the leading chefs in Russia, Chef Vladimir Mukhin combines Russian cuisine with the latest trends in gastronomy. He brings his philosophy of using local seasonal produce, modern techniques, and new combinations to produce a modern Russian cuisine. The White Rabbit in Moscow, helmed by Chef Mukhin, serves classic Russian dishes with unexpected ingredients using ancient techniques and creative plating. The restaurant has garnered the 13th place in The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, the annual list of the world’s most excellent restaurants. He was also featured in Season 3 of Netflix’s popular series Chef’s Table.
This former captain of the Swedish national pastry team is one of the most acclaimed pastry chefs around the world. As a member of the Swedish Culinary Team, Chef Olsson struck gold at the prestigious Culinary World Cup in 1999 and later clinched the coveted Olympic gold medal at the IKA/Culinary Olympics in 2000. As Head Pastry Chef and Creative Director, he currently helms Thelins konditori, one of the most iconic bakeries in Sweden since the 1900s.
Chef Tanahashi is an eminent practitioner of shōjin ryōri, a long-established tradition that is observed by monks in Japan. The mostly vegetarian cuisine focuses on the spiritual dimension of cooking, to feel thankful towards each ingredient. For that reason, he uses no kitchen appliances, instead taking time and a meditative approach as he peels and grinds the vegetables, creating dishes from scratch.