Get to know me better
Creative and always searching for great ingredients
Half Greek half Finnish , U.S born i have international influences in my cooking as well as traditional Cretan/Greek. Fluent in Finnish, English and Greek. I take great pleasure from making people happy through cooking for them. I enjoy the dirrect contact from cooking privately. I'm always looking to learn new things and taste new foods as well as testing out recipes.
Sous chef at Creative Cretan Cuisine restaurant
Chef de cuisine at:
Japanese fusion restaurant
Bar food , Lunch and brunch restaurant
Chef and concept development at :
Elevated Casual dinning restaurant
Menu creation and consulting at :
Street food-grill fast food restaurant
Street food and bar restaurant
various pop-up restaurant concepts ex. Mexican inspired , Japanese and sushi, Greek tavern and more
Private chef at villas in Greece
Private chef in Helsinki
For me, cooking is...
love and the essence of life
I learned to cook at...
Finland helsinki perho culinary school, practiced at fine dinning restaurant ask in helsinki and a la carte in kellohalli.
A role model in the kitchen is...
whoever puts passion and love in to his craft, from simple everyday food to fine food.
A cooking secret...
taking extra care to serve the product with respect and care
As a Private Chef, I can offer you:
Simply tell me what you're craving! I would love to create the perfect menu for your special occasion in HKI.
I can do weddings, birthdays and corporate events in HKI. You name it!
A longer stay in HKI? I'm available for holidays, on a daily basis, and so forth. Just let me know!
Because "sharing is caring". I would be happy to teach you all sorts of techniques and recipes in HKI.
Aino's Food Gallery
We all eat with our eyes first! Below you can find a little demonstration of what I can bring to your table.
Book your experience with Chef Aino
Specify the details of your requests and the chef will send you a custom menu just for you.