“Not my grandma’s cooking” project
Vova immigrated to Israel in 1996 with “Naale” program. He studied and then served in the national duty program with Working and Studying Youth organization.
After finishing his army duty as a combat officer, Vova decided to devote himself to the restaurant business. Back in his pre-army years he graduated with honors from a professional bartender course in Zman Amiti school and ran a bar in Eilat. Later Vova has attended Bishulim - The Israeli Institute of Culinary Arts. After graduation worked in well-known restaurants Katit (Tel-Aviv) and 1872 (Haifa).
Is engaged as a wine taster in the panel of “Eshkol Zahav” wine contest and as a wine expert in popular Israeli food magazines “Life Style” and “Wine and Gourmet”. In his professional life, Vova works as a V.I.P event producer, a private chef and an events consultant for the private sector.
Fishka’s project “Not My Grandma’s Cooking” was born of love and passion for culinary traditions of various Jewish ethnic groups and it's purpose is to bring personal stories of people behind the food to Russian-speakers in Israel.
Vova is a great believer in mankind and sees the world through pink glasses.
Believes that professionalism is the answer.