Ask A Chef Featuring Matt Migliore

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Chef Matt Migliore is a seasoned chef who has more than a decade of experience in the New York City restaurant industry. In 2015, Chef Matt helmed the kitchen as Chef de Cuisine at Llama Inn and then expanded into Japanese Cuisine at Morimoto. Chef Matt is also known for his lime pie and winning the Food Network’s Chopped competition. Today, Chef Matt focuses on private dining. With an emphasis on exceptional hospitality, Chef Matt’s exclusive private dining experience fosters a greater social connection through a beautiful culinary event.

What is the best thing you ever ate?

My first east-coast oyster when I was 7

What restaurant do you love eating at the most?

Casa Enrique - NYC

What is one restaurant you haven’t been to but want to try?


What is the most underrated food city?

Cusco, Peru

What is one ingredient you can’t live without?

Salt, but actually.

What is your go-to dish to cook at home?

I grew up eating a lot of pasta, so I'm gonna have to stick with that. Baked Rigatoni and bolognese.

What is the best advice you can give to home cooks?

Don't over complicate things, keep it simple, focus on the ingredients' integrity, always taste your food while you're making it, stay clean and organized.

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