My Journey

Matt Green

Matt started working as a chef in 2004. He worked as an apprentice at the Palmichael Restaurant in Burton Latimer and fell in love with Italian food. 4 years later he went to work at a 5* luxury hotel and thalasso therapy spa in Puglia, Italy.

Returning to England for his final year at university, he wrote a dissertation on historical ethnic food ways and the evolution of Anglo-Italian cuisine whilst working as sous chef at the Case restaurant in Leicester.

After graduating Matt moved to Sydney, Australia where he worked at Quay under chef Peter Gilmore- winning best restaurant in Australia and Australasia (#29 Worlds Top 50 Restaurants, San Pelegrino)

Matt Green Explore Chocolate
Matt started his journey as a chef working in a family-run Italian. His love of food fuelled this desire to learn and craft his skills.
Matt moved to Puglia, Italy to train and work in a 5-star luxury hotel and spa. He crafted and honed his chef skills.
Matt attended University to study historical ethnic food ways. He wrote his dissertation on this and the evolution of Anglo-Italian cuisine.
Matt graduated and moved straight to Sydney, Australia, where he worked at the world famous Quay under chef Peter Gilmore. His passion for chocolate was at an all time high!
Launched 2017
After returning home, Matt found his passion for Chocolate had not diminished, and from here he began experimenting and exploring the world for cacao products. Explore Chocolate was born!

Explore Chocolate