OVERLAND PARK, KS (July 13, 2015) -- Matt Chatfield has been named the new Executive Chef for Tallgrass Creek retirement community in Overland Park, KS.
Some of Chef Matt's former positions include Executive Chef at William Jewell College, The Culinary Center of Kansas City, Brandon Woods Senior Living, and Brookridge Country Club.
He completed his Chef Apprenticeship through nationally recognized Johnson County Community College.
Chef Matt is an active member of The American Culinary Federation, and is a sitting member of the board with The Greater Kansas City Chef's Association.
Chef Matt has led culinary classes for over nine years, and trained chef apprentices in local culinary arts programs. He has experience in regional cooking, and a strong emphasis on International cuisine.
Chef Matt has been a competitor for 16 years in "A Taste of Elegance," traveling to Baltimore, MD, in 2010 to represent the state of Kansas.
He is also an experienced ice carver, displaying special themed pieces for events.