Randall J. Matthews is the Chef Owner of Ten24 LLC, Hospitality Group. Matthews, a native from District Heights, MD began his own hospitality group after years of working under and being inspired by some of the nation's top chefs.
Randall’s culinary journey started in Hyde Ny, as a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America. While attending the CIA He would take his first professional job in West Virginia where he worked under the mentorship of Certified Master Chef Richard Rosedale at the Nationally Acclaimed Resort, The Greenbrier. After his time here he continued to build his culinary expertise at one of Washington D.C.'s premiere restaurants-Bourbon Steak located in the Four Seasons Hotel. Bourbon Steak is apart of the San Francisco based restaurant group known as "The Mina Group" owned by Celebrity Chef and Restaurateur Michael Mina. Here is where he developed his structure and foundation as a Chef working underneath Michelin Award Winning Chef Adam Sobel. He would later aid in the process of winning multiple awards for the restaurant including becoming a finalist at the Grand Cochon competition. During his time here Matthews started as a line cook and finished as a Senior Sous Chef before being promoted to a Corporate Chef of the entire restaurant group.
As a Corporate Chef, Randall assisted in 15 restaurant openings all over the world. He oversaw more than 120 Chef Managers and over 2,000 line level employees during this time making his roll very crucial to the development and expansion of the Mina Group brand. After three years in this position Matthews returned back to his hometown and began working as an Executive Chef for James Beard Award Winning restaurateur, Sam Fox of the Fox Restaurant Concepts. He opened the highly acclaimed True Food Kitchen restaurant which was later given a positive review in the Washington Post by one of the cities most well known food critics-Tom Sietsema. After about a year in this position Chef Randall Matthews decided it was time to make a name for himself and took the leap into the beginning his own company. From this became the birth of Ten24, LLC Hospitality Group.
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