Matt got his training at the Culinary Arts at Lake Washington Institute of Technology. Before becoming Sous Chef at Red Cow he spent time at Collective on Tap in Woodinville.
First Restaurant Job
Dishwasher at Russell's
Last Restaurant Job
Collective on Tap
Alternate Universe Career
Jeremy Clarkson's job
Favorite Late Night Snack
Chocolate covered pretzels
Best Meal Ever
Herb Garden in 2014. The menu was centered around mushrooms and it was phenomenal.
After Work Hangout
Favorite Seattle Restaurant
There's always something new to learn and each day is fresh and exciting.
Restaurant Pet Peeve
A messy station. Being organized is awesome.
What do you love about Seattle?
The food and weather. People watching never gets old either!
Memorable Kitchen Disaster
At my first job one of the line cooks forgot about a case of chicken and rotten chicken juice decided to leak all over the walk-in floor. I had to clean it up. I'll never forget that smell.
Can't Live Without
What's On The DVR?
Star Trek The Next Generation, Rick and Morty, and Seinfeld
What's On The Nightstand?
The Devil in the Kitchen by Marco Pierre White
What's On The iPod?
Tool, Pink Floyd, Dethklok, Chevelle…
Favorite Movie Quote
"Why are you so sweaty?"…"I was watching cops"
What Have You Learned?
Always listen and always watch. Stay clean and organized when you're in the weeds. It helps more than I could ever imagine!