Chef Oleg Sheyner’s culinary journey began in Ukraine and flourished on the East Coast, where he honed his skills in bustling Boston kitchens after starting at Frank Pepe’s in New Haven. His European travels enriched his culinary repertoire, merging Japanese and French techniques into his distinctive style. Inspired by his grandmother’s Ukrainian recipes, infused with French finesse, Chef Oleg’s cuisine beautifully balances nostalgia and innovation.

His journey in Michelin kitchens across Europe shaped his classical French techniques that would serve as the cornerstone of his culinary repertoire, enabling him to incorporate those classic techniques into modern cooking.

Settling in San Francisco, Chef Oleg found a new home at Rich Table, bringing a fresh perspective to the city’s dining scene. He later contributed to launching RT Rotisserie, earning acclaim for his approachable yet refined cuisine.

Chef Oleg’s culinary philosophy is a celebration of approachable elegance, rooted in his passion for marrying down-to-earth cooking with contemporary flair. Drawing inspiration from Japanese freshness and Italian flair, he creates dishes that evoke a sense of comfort and nostalgia while minimizing waste and maximizing flavor. At Alexander’s Steakhouse, Chef Oleg continues to redefine classic dishes with his unique interpretations, inviting diners on a journey of taste and tradition.