Chef's Spotlight: Matt Hankins

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Chef's Spotlight: Matt Hankins
Chef Spotlight / May 31st, 2019 11:54 am     A+ | a-
In his own words.

I was originally going to school for commercial art and photography when I found myself cooking more than taking photos and studying. It was at that time that I decided to make the switch to culinary arts. I moved from Wisconsin down to Florida and began my degree but soon realized I was getting better experience being in the kitchen rather than in the classroom. This lead me back to Wisconsin where I obtained my first chef position at a local resort.
After working at the resort for a few years, I moved onto a small boutique hotel where I quickly rose to the sous chef position and eventually was promoted to executive chef. After relocating to Milwaukee, I started working for The Ambassador Hotel and once again quickly climbed the ladder to executive chef. While working at The Ambassador, a friend of mine recommended the idea of becoming a personal chef and after some research I found Friend That Cooks and the rest is history.  In May, my wife and I decided to move to Dallas, TX where FTC recently started offering service. 
In my spare time, my wife and I enjoy traveling (usually to anywhere warmer than Wisconsin), spending time with our dog, and getting to know our new city. 
Gina L Turner
Jun 3rd, 2019 7:24 am
That's my awesome brother in law and an amazing chef!! :)
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