Arkadiy Anatolievich Novikov is the first Russian entrepreneur restaurateur. He was born in 1962 in Moscow. After graduating from high school, he studied at Moscow culinary college number 174, and then at the Faculty of Economics catering Academy of National Economy Plekhanov. He began his professional career as a cook at the "University" restaurant. In 1990 he became chef at the famous Hard Rock Cafe. In 1992, Arkadiy Novikov opened his first restaurant - "Sirena", which became the first seafood restaurant in the capital of Russia with a revolutional approach to the cuisine, service, interior and atmosphere. This marked the beginning of a new, post-Soviet stage in the development of Russian restaurant business. In 2002, Arkadiy Novikov established his 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.
Novikov Group has been the leader in the business for more than 27 years with more than 80 successful conceptual projects. Our distinctive features are: an impressive geography - prestigious areas not only in all over Russia but also in London, Dubai, Miami, gastronomic delights from top chefs, contemporary interior design, impeccable service and a cozy atmosphere. Arkadiy Novikov's restaurants meet the needs of the most diverse audiences. It is a dynamic company which is constantly opening up new projects and is actively developing new directions. To date, in addition to restaurants, cafes, bars, Novikov Group includes: Novikov TV, Novikov Catering, floristic salons "Studiya tsvetov 55 (Flower Studio 55)", a company producing and delivering healthy diets food Just For You, greenhouse complex OOO "Agronom (Agronomist)", Charity funded Group Arkadiy Novikov, Novikov School, Novikov International, healthy lifestyle project How to Green, wine club Taste Wine by Novikov, projects Aeromenu and Travel Gourmet. Novikov Group was established in 1991