Date of Birth: 01/12/1974
Place of birth: Moscow
The owner of 3 stars in the Michelin Guide
He was born in Moscow, but early childhood the boy went abroad, where his parents worked. In the capital of Russia Ivlev returned when Kostya was about 12 years old. Against the background of the Soviet peers, he stood out more expensive clothes and appliances, which, however, did not prevent him to communicate normally with the guys.
But the problems were in the school. As he says the chef, it was almost Losers, so go to Grade 10 considered for themselves meaningless. Thinking about the future, Constantine decided to connect the life with cooking as a child he liked to help his mother in the kitchen. He went to continue their education in a vocational school, where, incidentally, he studied and his future colleague Yuri Rozhkov.
After training and military service Ivlev began climbing the career ladder. At first he was an extremely rewarding experience, working in the dining room of one of the institutions, which had to serve up to a thousand people per hour. Then Constantine made jacket chef and worked in ten of the most prestigious restaurants in the capital. I do not stop it, and their culinary development. For this man regularly attended thematic workshops and master classes in France, Sweden, Spain, and America.
Today Konstantin Ivlev is a member of the guild of French gastronomy, as well as head of the Federation of professional chefs and confectioners Russia. Several years ago, he decided to share their knowledge with the younger generation, and opened with Yuri Rozhkov culinary school