I am Javier Medvedovsky. I was born in a February morning in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1981. I was brought up in la Patagonia region, with cold, windy weather and the warmth of home.
In 2001 I received my professional certificate in Gastronomy and Culinary Arts by the Argentine Institute of Gastronomy (“Instituto Argentino de Gastronomía (IAG)” in Buenos Aires.
After that, I specialized as a baker and studied Japanese cuisine too. From 1999 until 2005 I worked in restaurants of different styles: from traditional Italian, to Argentinian, South American or Basque. I also worked for school canteens, catering companies, cutting-edge and signature cuisine restaurants, and even restaurants with three stars in the Michelin guide.
Several life experiences would make me become aware of the reaction of foods in our body. It was 2004 by then. I felt a calling and started to change my diet, leaving apart refined foods and dairy products. Later on, I would stop eating animals. Changing my diet changed my life.
When I was about leaving my country, I made a commitment with myself. I wanted to find the essential foods of the soul. In 2006, this seeking process led me to come across the Raw Food world. A totally new Javier came up. I plunged myself into it and, as a result, I started feeling the urgent need of sharing with others my own experience, as well as spreading out the benefits of this amazing life style, philosophy and medicine.