Matthews's Kitchen

Matthew's Achievements

Having trained at some of South Africa’s leading 4 and 5 star hotels, winning Young Chef of the Year for two consecutive years as well as featuring in the BBC hit series, Masterchef, Matthew Foxon portrays nothing less than passion, creativity and leadership
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2001 - 2002

Trained at The International Hotel School (Johannesburg RSA) Culinary & Kitchen Management Course.

Two-year course with both practical and theoretical studies. In-service training at The Balalaika Hotel, and the Michelangelo Hotel in Johannesburg.

2002 - 2004

Chef at the Michelangelo Hotel. The Michelangelo Hotel is located in the CBD - Nelson Mandela Square Sandton, Johannesburg. The hotel is five star and part of the ‘leading hotels of the world’ owned by Legacy Hotels and Resorts.

2004 - 2005

Senior chef at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers. The only five star hotel in the heart of Pretoria, with major clients from government ministries, presidents, both local and foreign.

Invited by the South African Embassy, Rome to promote South African food and wine, and spent eleven days at the St. Regis Hotel, Rome.

2005 - 2009

Commenced as a chef de partie and progressed to executive chef within 4 years at the Rosendale Restaurant.

2009 - 2014

Head chef at the Criterion Restaurant.

2014 - 2016

Head chef at New St Grill D&D Restaurants London.

2017

New Executive Chef at 54 on Bath.