Alena Solodovichenko is a well known chef in Ukraine, Russia and UAE. Alena was born in Kyiv, Ukraine. She has started working in restaurants when she was barely 18 and has more than 15 years of experience. At the age of 22 Alena became a Chef and moved to Moscow, where she curated more than 20 restaurants emphasizing local products and Ukrainian cuisine.
For the last several years in Moscow she was Chef in the legendary Moscow restaurant Doctor Zhivago, which received the Michelin recommendation in 2021 under Alena’s guidance. In Russia Solodovichenko received GQ Super Woman of the Year Award and other significant awards.
Alena’s goal as a chef is to create very honest, sensual and graceful gastronomy, which brings deep, yet delicate flavor to every guest. Every course in Sfumato menu has Alena’s unique feminine touch, which shows how women as Chefs can drastically change the gastronomy worldwide.