Elena graduated from the State Pedagogical University in Irkutsk, majoring as a teacher of foreign languages. In 2003 she moved from Southeast Siberia to St. Petersburg, and immediately got involved with the gastronomic sphere. Elena acquired her first professional experience in the restaurant complex “Russian Fishing - Karl and Friedrich” - and it was great and rewarding. Another major project in Elena's career was her work at the hotel complex Holiday Inn & Staybridge Suites in Saint-Petersburg, which accommodates more than 2000 participants of business events once. Elena also headed the restaurant service of the boutique hotel NasHOTEL. Overall, Elena has over 14 years of experience in the restaurant and hotel business.
Elena joined the Hotel Indigo team in 2014, which means she has worked here since the opening of the hotel. She leads an active and healthy lifestyle, and is fond of hiking, skiing, biking and yoga. Elena loves theater and the arts, especially post-impressionist artists. "With pleasure and even passion I do my work. If an employee loves and values their work, the guests will always notice and appreciate his caring attitude".
Igor Pecherkin was born in St. Petersburg, here he received his professional education, and began his career in the Radisson Royal Hotel St. Petersburg, where he worked for more than five years. During this time, he managed to work with famous chefs from Germany, France, Colombia, Thailand. In 2010, Igor participated in the opening of the Park Inn Nevsky hotel in St. Petersburg, rebranded the restaurant at Park Inn Sheremetyevo Airport (Moscow), developed the main menu for the Park Inn hotel in Velikiy Novgorod, and in 2011 headed the team of the Park Inn hotel chefs in Kazan . Returning to St. Petersburg, Igor joined the hotel team Indigo St. Petersburg - Tchaikovsky at the construction stage of the hotel, and later took the position of Chef.
Igor never stops at what he has achieved and continues to make more and more culinary experiments. Over the past few years, together with foreign colleagues, he has developed authentic proposals for the national cuisines of Thailand and Georgia. Now he is in the heat of work on the menu dedicated to the national cuisine of Vietnam. In his work, in addition to the traditional ways of processing food and cooking, Igor also uses the techniques of avant-garde (molecular) gastronomy, which undoubtedly makes his work extraordinary and memorable. "People who never do any more than they get paid for, never get paid for any more than they do." Elbert Hubbard
Assistant Food and Beverage Manager at the Hotel Indigo Saint-Petersburg – Tchaikovskogo
He graduated St. Petersburg Technical College of Tourism and Entrepreneurship, majoring in Hotel service. Dmitry also holds a master's degree in economics from the Baltic Academy of Tourism and Entrepreneurship. He got his first job in 2009 after the initial introductory practice in the first year of the technical school, which was held at the Singer Cafe located on Nevsky Prospekt. After the practice, combining work and study, he worked in the Raddisson Sonya Hotel and Domina Prestige Hotel, as well as several catering companies. He also graduated from the Igor Sharbatov’s and Eugene Agapov’s sommelier school. Dmitry joined the hotel Indigo St. Petersburg – Tchaikovsky team almost immediately after the opening of the property. Dmitry is very purposeful and never stops at what has been achieved. He likes winter sports, prefers snowboarding. "You need to do what you do with enthusiasm. Otherwise, you will never have the strength to complete it".
Food and Beverage Supervisor
Anastasia came to the restaurant business at the age of 16, while she was still studying at school. She started as a waitress, then mastered the profession of a bartender, and then took the position of administrator in a restaurant. At the same time, Anastasia did not stop to study enthusiastically. She graduated from the St. Petersburg University of Cinema and Television, and additionally studied as a web designer, and more recently graduated the courses of oratory in the Anon’s Dukjovsky school. In her immediate plans, Anastasia has French language classes and sommelier courses. Anastasia tries to travel as much as possible, she likes to see the world and get acquainted with the culture of other nationalities. In her work, Nastya appreciates activity, multitasking, and the opportunity to communicate with different people. "Refer to hotel’s guests so, as you would like someone refer to you - namely, with love and care.»
Food and Beverage Supervisor
Nikita started to work in the hospitality industry when he was 17. At the moment, he is completing a bachelor's degree in the international business school Swiss-American hospitality business school. Nikita joined the hotel’s in early 2016. Simultaneously with the work in the hotel, Nikita participates in organizing receptions at the General Consulate of Switzerland. Nikita loves theater and painting, and he often visits museums. He believes that St. Petersburg offers something new every day, and every person can find something exciting and interesting for themselves in the cultural life of the city. Nikita believes that the future of hospitality will see Russia rise. "In life, you need to do a little more than is expected from you, and then you will be noticed.»
Food and Beverage Supervisor
Marina graduated from the St. Petersburg State University as a teacher of foreign languages. She also studied HR at the St. Petersburg Business School. She started her career in the hotel business in 2011 at the Crown Plaza Ligovsky. In 2014, Marina received an invaluable experience in hosting delegates of the Sochi 2014 Olympics, working at the Swissotel Resort Sochi Kameliya. After the Olympics, Marina returned to St. Petersburg and joined the hotel Indigo team shortly after the opening. Marina is fond of psychology and foreign languages, she loves to travel and learn new things. "In my work I most appreciate the communication with different people, I like to find an individual approach to the guests, as well as solve difficult problems." "Everything you touch touches you. Any experience helps to go the way! «
Daria was born in St. Petersburg, she has an enormous love for her city, and she sincerely strives to share this love with the guests of the hotel. With pleasure, she will tell you about the historical center and famous sights, and will share her vision of new and sometimes provocative architectural objects of St. Petersburg. Darya successfully combined her studies at the St. Petersburg University of Cinema and Television Darya with the acquiring a second diploma of the chemical technologist/engineer. And while studying, Daria worked as a model in the Repin’s Academy of Arts and at the same time she had a job assisting the producers of musicals in the Lensoveta’s Palace of Culture to settle a wide range of production issues. Daria joined the hotel’s team in 2015. She chose this work for herself, because she believes that the place where you spend a significant amount of time in your life needs to be inspiring and enjoyable. Daria really likes to experiment, creating unexpected combinations of tastes. The result of these experiments is reflected in the cocktail map of the restaurant VINO&VODA. "The only recipe for any business is to be sincere. When you are passionate, you do something sincerely, then everything works out just great"