Moscow, 12 January 2022 – Andrey started his career in the restaurant and hospitality industry when he enrolled at Tsaritsyno College in 2004, graduating in 2007 with a fifth degree in pastry chef and a fourth degree in cookery. At the same time, he was mentioned in the "Best Students of Moscow" book. He has worked as a cook and pastry chef in various restaurants, as well as in hotels of international brands, such as Marriott, Radisson and Intercontinental. He soon had the opportunity to improve his culinary skills. In 2015, he moved to the position of sous chef pastry at Hotel Baltschug Kempinski Moscow, where he mastered a wide range of tasks, from preparing sumptuous breakfasts and making wedding cakes to managing a team of professional cooks and creating menus for banquets and international events involving heads of state.
Andrey has always taken a particular interest in the art of fine-dining cooking, and for many years, he has participated in Moscow gastronomic festivals. Andrey Kagokin has been acting chef since the summer of 2021, and was appointed Executive Chef of Hotel Baltschug Kempinski Moscow in January 2022.
About Hotel Baltschug Kempinski Moscow: The five-star Hotel Baltschug Kempinski Moscow is located in the heart of the Russian capital, with its rooms offering a picturesque view of the Kremlin, Red Square and St Basil's Cathedral. The inimitable look of the hotel, whose historic facade dates back to 1898, makes Baltschug one of the capital's "visiting cards" for tourists and businessmen visiting Moscow. The hotel offers guests spacious rooms and suites with a view of the Kremlin; the Baltschug Grill restaurant, Café Kranzler and the Lobby Lounge bar; a health club and a beauty centre; and 12 modern conference rooms.
About Kempinski: Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski’s rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties. Today the Kempinski Group operates 80 hotels and residences in 34 countries and currently has more than 25 prestigious projects under development around the globe. Each five star hotel reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage; each one imbues the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts and prestigious residences. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands.
Eugenia Goncharenko · Director of Marketing Communications & Public Relations
Hotel Baltschug Kempinski Moscow
ul. Balchug, 1 · Moscow · 115035, Russia
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