The Chef

A BCVQA assessor, Mathew lives and breathes the Okanagan produce & lifestyle, whilst marrying it with his Quebecois background and upbringing.

Mathew began his culinary journey in 1999 as Executive Pastry Chef at one of Toronto’s top five restaurants, The Rosewater Supper Club – while simultaneously attending George Brown College – Culinary Management Diploma Course. From 2007, he spent three seasons as Chef de Cuisine at the Old Vines restaurant. In 2008, he was selected by Governor General Michaëlle Jean to be one of 60 chefs, artisans and winemakers across Canada to advise the creation and logistics of her new award for culinary arts.

Prior to opening MTL, Mathew was Culinary Director for UBCO Food Services for seven years and managed the construction and operation of five new food service profit centers with 140+ staff.