Arkady Novikov - the first Russian known entrepreneur, restaurateur. After high school, he graduated from Moscow culinary college number 174, and then the Faculty of Economics catering Academy of National Economy. Plekhanov. His professional career began as a cook at the University restaurant. In 1990 he became chef at the famous Hard Rock Cafe. In 1992, Arkady Novikov opened his first restaurant - Sirena, which became the first seafood restaurant in the capital with a new approach to the kitchen, service, decor and atmosphere. This marked the beginning of a new, post-Soviet stage in the development of Russian restaurant business. In 2002, Arkady Novikov organizes own greenhouse " Agronom (Agronomist)" in Gorki-10 (Rublevskoe shosse). Since 2005, he has been engaged in the creation and promotion of environmentally friendly products under the brand NOVIKOV. In 2012, the first restaurant in London opened - NOVIKOV Restaurant & Bar. To date, the famous restaurateur accounts for more than 50 successful projects, four of which are in London.