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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2014 - RIVERVIEW CAFE FOR DINNER
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2014 - THE DULANY INN FOR LUNCH
The Global Chef Program is bringing authentic international cuisine to campuses across the country. One of Sodexo's talented chefs has traveled thousands of miles and time zones to cook especially for you.
UW-Eau Claire and Blugold Dining will welcome Chef Boris Martynov who will share the flavors of Russia with the campus community. Special Russian-themed meal events will take place Monday, February 10 in Riverview Cafe for dinner and Tuesday, February 11 in The Dulany Inn for lunch.
ABOUT CHEF BORIS MARTYNOV
Inspired by family leisurely weekend afternoons in the kitchen,
Chef Boris Martynov has always been passionate about food.
His culinary career began more than 45 years ago as a
teenager growing up in the Moscow countryside. From the
very beginning, Boris prided himself on providing guests with
an extraordinary experience they would always remember.
Starting his career as a chef at Moscow city airline terminal,
Boris was passionate about creating good food and inspiring
Russians and country guests to expand local palates.
Boris served two years in the USSR Armed forces. His next post was at the USSR Social Sciences Academy and the USSR State Logistics Committee. Moving forward, Boris Martynov was appointed Executive Chef of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs. It was Boris's guiding philosophy of sustainability that drew him to Sodexo. For the past 17 years, Boris has supervised and inspired numerous young chefs to reveal their creative talents. Committed to Sodexo Diversity & Inclusion initiatives, Chef Martynov gives his time and expertise to students throughout their externship program at Sodexo to provide them with real industry experience. On numerous occasions Boris advised and assisted with the opening of food restaurants at business centers, food canteens at industrial sites and dining-rooms at remote sites all over the country.
His talent, hard work and in-depth knowledge of national cuisine have brought him success throughout Russia. For four years, Boris used his culinary talents to provide catering for the Moscow Kremlin Cup, a professional tennis tournament. Chef Martynov never stops mastering his skills to achieve excellence in his chosen profession. He believes that, "the world no longer belongs to those who know but to those who learn." Sodexo is proud to have him as a corporate chef of Sodexo Russia.
SPECIALTY RUSSIAN-THEMED MENUS WILL FEATURE:
SALMON WITH COD AND VEGETABLE MOUSSE - broiled and seasoned salmon topped with a cod and vegetable mousse, garnished with fresh herbs and drizzled with white wine
BEEF STROGANOFF - slow cooked tender sliced beef smothered in a rich and creamy traditional gravy
BORSCHT WITH WHITE MUSHROOMS AND PRUNES - traditional Russian vegetarian stew
HERB-BAKED POTATOES - wedge cut potatoes with sweet paprika, basil and curcuma baked to a golden brown
PEARL BARLEY WITH VEGETABLES - barley, onion, carrot and tomato simmered in a rich vegetable broth
RUSSIAN SALAD - hearty salad with lettuce, ham, potato, carrot, cucumber, green pea and egg mixed in a mayonnaise and herb blend
ARUGULA SALAD WITH FRESH STRAWBERRY & BLUE CHEESE - a combination of arugula and iceberg lettuce, pumpkin, strawberries, blue cheese and honey with a light vinaigrette dressing
PEASANT SOUP - rich and hearty soup with beef, vegetables and sour cream
VEGETARIAN BEAN SOUP - leeks, red and white beans, tomato, potato, fresh garlic and herbs