Get to know me better
passionate world traveler serving the world one plate at a time
I am a CIA graduate with 18 years of experience including multiple 5 Star/5 Diamond, Relais & Chateaux and James Beard award-winning properties. I apprenticed in Italy where I developed a great respect for ingredients. I work as a Culinary Arts instructor locally. I have worked as a private chef serving the Aspen, CO area for over 10 years.
For me, cooking is...
inseparable from who I am.
I learned to cook at...
I trained at CIA New York, as well a stage in Italy.
A role model in the kitchen is...
Rick Bayless- everything he puts on the plate not only works together, but makes sense culturally/historically
A cooking secret...
putting in the time. so many people take short cuts, and i firmly believe that one hires a chef to have their skills fully utilized.
As a Private Chef, I can offer you:
Simply tell me what you're craving! I would love to create the perfect menu for your special occasion in Carbondale.
I can do weddings, birthdays and corporate events in Carbondale. You name it!
Because "sharing is caring". I would be happy to teach you all sorts of techniques and recipes in Carbondale.
Interactive or demonstrative, I can provide showcooking services all around Carbondale.
Matthew's Food Gallery
We all eat with our eyes first! Below you can find a little demonstration of what I can bring to your table.
Book your experience with Chef Matthew
Specify the details of your requests and the chef will send you a custom menu just for you.