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Matty Matheson

Matty Matheson is a Canadian chef, internet personality, and restaurateur. Matty Matheson was the executive chef of a restaurant, Parts & Labour, located in Toronto, Canada.

Early Life

Matty Matheson was born on February 7, 1982, as Matthew James Matheson in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. As of now, he is 41 years old. His parents are Stephen and Joan Matheson.

By profession, his father is an engineer and his mother is a waitress. The family lived in Nova Scotia until he turned 11 when they shifted to Fort Erie, Ontario. Moreover, his grandfather was a restaurateur and former RCMP officer from Prince Edward Island.

After moving to Toronto in the year 2000, he attended Humber’s cooking program. Then, he found he had a talent for butchering meat. After a short stint on tour as a roadie for his friends’ metal band, this chef continued his culinary career.


Matheson started working at Le Sélect Bistro under a chef named Rang Nguyen. This chef taught him French culinary techniques. Later, the restaurant, La Palette hired him in 2006. However, he became executive chef at the new Parts & Labour restaurant in 2010.

His recognition, along with his outgoing and wild personality, would lead to his appearance on the online show called Munchies by Vice Media. Later, he was hired to host Viceland’s Its Suppertime and Dead Set on Life.

Moreover, he has also appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! where he showed Jimmy Kimmel how to make a “stuffed shell family recipe”. In October 2018, he released his first cookbook titled Matty Matheson: A Cookbook.

Furthermore, he partnered with Shlomo Buchler to create a pizza restaurant called Maker Pizza with two locations in Toronto. In March 2020, Matthew and artist Alex 2Tone, co-founder of streetwear brand Born X Raised, began a podcast, titled Powerful Truth Angels, with a producer named Jason Nelken.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, this chef created a pop-up restaurant called Matty Matheson’s Meat + Three, a take on American Meat and Three, specializing in American barbecue, in Fort Erie. Moreover, he released his second cookbook, Matty Matheson: Home Style Cookery on September 29, 2020.

Moreover, he recorded a series of YouTube videos to coincide with the release of this book. In October 2020, he opened another pop-up restaurant in Toronto, a continuation of Matty’s Patty’s. It is originally located in Hawaii with a short stint in Shibuya, Japan.

Matthew James Matheson

Caption: Matty Matheson posing for a photo. Source: Instagram.

More about his career

Then, he signed with Endeavor (formerly William Morris/Endeavor) in April 2021. Also, he partnered to open a new pop-up restaurant called Birria Balam, specializing in the Mexican dish Birria in Toronto. As of June 2022, he has also joined the cast and crew of The Bear on Hulu as a guest star and producer.

In the same month, the chef opened the Prime Seafood Palace. It is a venture that he had been working on for the previous six years. He was the executive chef of the restaurant Parts & Labour which was located in Toronto, Canada. Therefore, it was permanently closed on January 1, 2019.

He has since started a takeout restaurant called Matty’s Patty’s Burger Club in Toronto, Canada. This restaurant was opened in December 2020. Later, he opened Prime Seafood Palace located in Toronto, Canada in April 2022. However, he regularly appeared on Vice’s show Munchies.

Brand Endorsements

There is no information about Matheson endorsing any brands. As a chef, he has only mentioned some restaurants and farms on his social media accounts like @primeseafoodpalace, @rosarugosaworld, @bluegoosefarm, @mathesoncookware, @makerpizza, @mattyspattysburgerclub, etc.

Personal Life

In 2014, Matthew married his long-time girlfriend Trish Spencer. Together, they have three children and they are MacArthur, Rizzo, and Ozzy. Additionally, MacArthur was born in 2016, Rizzo in 2018, and Ozzy in 2020. However, there is no information about the past affairs of this chef.

Matthew James Matheson

Caption: Matty with his wife and children. Source: Instagram.

Body Measurements

This chef stands 5 feet 6 inches tall which is equivalent to 167 cm. He has a heavy body that weighs about 96 Kilograms. Moreover, he has a pair of dark brown eyes with dark brown hair. But, there is no information about the body measurement of Matheson till now.

Matthew James Matheson

Caption: Matty Matheson posing in the snow. Source: Instagram.

Matty Matheson – Social Media

The chef is active on some social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. He is available on Instagram as @mattymatheson and has more than 1.1 million followers. Moreover, he also uses his Twitter account @mattymatheson with 88.2k followers but is not available on Facebook.

Matty Matheson – Net Worth 2024

This chef has assessed a total estimated net worth of $3 million approximately. Being a chef, he also has numerous cafes and restaurants in the country and secures a colossal sum from them. In addition, he has many shows and composed many cookbooks, which give decent benefit to him.