Originally hailing from Kazakhstan, Dmitri moved to Estonia at the age of 16 and worked in several restaurants there before taking over the kitchen of a popular restaurant in Latvia at the age of 26. From there he moved to Copenhagen and worked at the critically acclaimed Noma alongside Chef Rene Redzepi. After two years working at Noma he moved to New York and joined Chef Michael Anthony at Gramercy Tavern. Dmitri has been an integral member of Chef Daniel’s kitchen team at Eleven Madison Park, instrumental to the restaurant securing four stars from the New York Times and maintaining its 3 Michelin star status. In 2019, Dmitri moved to London to open the restaurant Davies and Brook at Claridge’s. The restaurant received one Michelin star and was rated as the best restaurant in the UK by GQ magazine. In 2022, Dmitri became the Culinary Director of the Claridge’s Hotel.