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Joined Legacy Ventures1994
Director of Food & Beverage, Restaurants
Matt Youhess oversees the operations of Legacy Ventures’ managed stand-alone restaurant portfolio in Atlanta, GA, Chattanooga, TN, and Port Aransas, TX. Matt supports his General Managers in improving profitability, operational efficiencies, team building, and guest experience.
Matt began his career as a bus boy at a fine dining Italian restaurant in Buffalo, NY. He worked his way up to Lead Server, Banquet Captain, and Key Employee. After moving to Naples, FL in 2008 he met Brian Bullock, COO of Restaurants at Legacy Ventures, and later moved to Atlanta in 2010 to open Legacy Ventures’ Der Biergarten restaurant. Matt holds a BA in Marketing from Buffalo State College.
Matt enjoys running and hiking, as well as cooking at home.