Matt is well known as one of the original team members of the popular, long running ‘Ready Steady Cook’ television series and was a founding partner of the successful Rolling Dolmade catering company (QLD, Sunshine Coast).
After travelling around the world in 1997 to further hone his cooking skills, Matt consolidated his formidable reputation as Executive Chef at the prestigious Ricky Ricardo’s restaurant in Noosa Heads.
Matt is an active member of the Slow Food movement, a champion of artisan primary producers and a generous mentor to keen young chefs.
He is currently the Food and Culinary Tourism Ambassador for the Gympie region.
His bronze medal from Bologna’s Internationale della Cucina Bolognese for cooking fresh pasta remains a standout in his swag of awards.
He is passionate about good health and fitness and is a regular runner. He is currently training for a full marathon.