His culinary history dates back to his childhood, when he was baking muffins and cupcakes and selling them to his neighbours from door to door. Since then cooking has been a powerfull element in his life. He started as a restaurant chef mid 1990’s and since that he has been working in numerous restaurants in Helsinki (Finland) e.g. Sasso, Demo, Carelia, etc. In 2008, he started his first own restaurant Elviira that he ran it with his business partner for two years. They served short modern style three to five course menus with European wine pairings. He also had a restaurant Forgotten Albatross at a golf course Kotojärvi Mansion. In 2012, he joined the A21 team and has been creating A21 Dinings taste journeys for the past two years. One of a kind flavor pairings with cocktails and Finnish and Scandinavian cuisine.