Chef McCormick began his career at an early age working with his father at a bar and grill in his hometown of Rochester, NY. After majoring in engineering and physics for two years, he chose to pursue a career in hospitality, graduating Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. in Hospitality Management from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, RI.
Matt moved to Atlanta to join J. Alexanders Restaurants in 2005 and was quickly promoted to Executive Chef of the Birmingham, AL location shortly after finishing training. He also worked as Executive Chef in Atlanta and Ft. Lauderdale, and assisted with several new restaurant openings before joining Seasons 52 in 2009 to open the Coral Gables, FL location as Executive Chef Partner.
With Legacy Ventures, Chef McCormick oversees culinary operations at 300 Marietta Street, including STATS, Max’s Coal Oven Pizzeria, Twin Smokers BBQ, and Der Biergarten, as well as the Hilton Garden Inn, including Ventanas and Game X.