The author of Food & Success global educational project for restaurateurs and chefs: study tours, innovation trips, short-term intensive trainings for chefs, trend - tours. Partnership with famous London restaurateur Mikhail Zelman (Burger & Lobster, Beast, Goodman, Zelman Meats) - “School of Success" workshop for top restaurant owners and investors, twice a year in London and New York. Josper Chaircoal Ovens Brand Ambassador. Visioner, foodwatcher, hunter for trends and innovations in restaurant business all over the world, partner of various international gastronomic congresses and awards.
Gastronomic journalist with extensive experience in organizing wine tastings, cooking classes, as well as presentations for market professionals and end users. Member of the jury of international wine competitions and Ukrainian culinary competitions. Coordinator of the trend-tours for the restaurant market experts.
President of the renowned Baum&Whiteman Company, Michael Whiteman is considered this world`s leading food and restaurant consultant. A much sought-after speaker, he has lectured at Cornell University; at meetings of the International Council of Shopping Centers in three countries; at the Institute of International Research in Singapore; and New York Technical College, as well as for private companies. He is a Permanent Member of the Corporation of the Culinary Institute of America, sits on the Board of Directors of the Project for Public Spaces, is Advisor to the Board of American Institute of Wine & Food, and is on the Board of Directors of the Greyston Foundation.