Chef Matchett, CEC
Chef Greg is a happy chef, he has been working in professional kitchens since he was 13 years old. He graduated from the Culinary Institute of America and is a Certified Executive Chef (CEC) from the American Culinary Federation and serves as the president of the Education and Apprentice Fund for the Colorado Chefs Association.
As a lifelong, professional chef he has worked in variety of industry sectors from and leadership roles as the executive chef of: luxury country clubs, fine-dining and up-scale restaurants, culinary education, 5-star hotels, gourmet off-site catering, business and industry accounts, brokering food, healthcare, high-end senior living, research and development, retail dining, sports and entertainment and convention centers.
Greg works with US Foods customers on creative inspiration for their food, recipe and menu development, profit and loss and culinary team training. His comprehensive business experience encompasses financial controls, budgeting, P&L’s, purchasing compliance, vendor product and team management.
Greg has practiced all major cuisines of the world and is proud to have cooked for 4 US Presidents and is passionate about sharing his knowledge. Greg’s must eat list includes authentic Valentinian paella, skate wing with almonds and beurre blanc, foie gras terrine with pistachio, grapefruit and saffron and authentic handmade food from Mexico and Asia.
- POSITIONACFCCA Education Fund President
- CATEGORY Board of Directors