The leading scholars and chefs took part in creation of the book.
author, inspirer, and curator of the project
Candidate of Historical Sciences, food researcher, and founder of the research and educational project їzhakultura, publishing house їzhak. Author of the book "Ukrainian feast" (Vivat, 2016) and host of the programme "On my plate" on Radio Culture.
Creative Director of the Ukrainian Institute
Oleksandra Gaidai / Artem Braichenko
Chef of the restaurant "River Side" (Chernihiv). Honorary member of the Association of Chefs of Ukraine, graduated from the National University "Chernihiv Collegium named after Shevchenko" with the master degree in food technology and catering.
Doctor of Historical Sciences, Associate Professor at the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, researcher of the history of food, author of the popular science publication "Lviv Cuisine", co-founder of the non-governmental organisation "Galician Cuisine Club", author of the book "Lviv Cuisine" (2015).
Brand chef of "Khata" restaurant in Chernivtsi. In 2017, he was a member of the team that represented Ukrainian cuisine in Brussels at Cercle Royal Gaulois. Culinary. He is a culinary expert on TV programme "Everything will be fine" and "Everything will be delicious", Honorary Member of the Association of Chefs of Ukraine, in 2017 Vitaliy Guralevych was awarded a medal of the Association for significant contribution to the development of cuisine in Ukraine.
Brand chef of the restaurant-brewery "Kumpel" and the largest restaurant of Galician cuisine "Hungry Mykola" since 2013, graduated with honors from the Lviv College of Catering.
Doctor of Historical Sciences, writer, cultural manager, author.
From 2014 to 2020 chef of the restaurant "Canapa" (Kyiv), participated in the weeks of Ukrainian cuisine in London, and in 2018 represented Ukrainian gastronomy in Singapore at World Gourmet Summit 22. He graduated from the Higher Commercial School of Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics.
Candidate of Historical Sciences, Associate Professor of the Institute of International Relations of Taras Shevchenko National University, worked in the Department of State Protocol and Ceremonial, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the second class. Co-author of the Handbook of Workshops on Official, Diplomatic, Business Protocol and Etiquette (2003).
Owner and chef of the gastronomic cafe «Plate» (Kyiv)
Brand chef and co-owner of the restaurants "23" in Ivano-Frankivsk, she represented Ukraine at the Fontegro Congress in 2017 with the topic of wild edible herbs of the Carpathians, participant of the culinary show "Hell's Kitchen Season 2". She graduated from Donetsk National University of Economics and Trade with a degree in restaurant business.