Having left a career in education to follow his dream of cooking professionally, Chef Matt is excited to be back in the classroom sharing his passion for all things sweet and savory! A graduate of Seattle Culinary Academy, Matt has worked in the kitchens of Kaspar’s, Taste, and Poppy. As pastry chef at Jerry Traunfeld’s Poppy Restaurant, Matt delighted diners with his playful and inspired herb and spice centric desserts. Matt’s creations have been featured in The Stranger, Seattle Times, Seattle Met Magazine, Voracious Dining Guide, Seattle Magazine, Seattle Weekly, and the Eater. When not teaching, Matt keeps busy with his ice cream and catering business, Sweet Bumpas. You can find out more about Matt at www.sweetbumpas.com.
Chef Matt during his Chinatown at Home class!