Chef Matthew Greiner
Originally hailing from Huntington, New York, Chef Matthew Greiner has been passionate about food since the first time he watched a chef make tomato soup. Starting from the bottom, Matt quickly rose the ranks to become lead line chef and moved to North Carolina in 2011 looking for more opportunity and growth. He joined Coquette and Vivace and after just 6 months became Sous Chef, and just 5 months later stepped into the role of Executive Chef. In 2015, Matt left Vivace to help open Lucia Bar Italiano in Durham, NC as its opening Executive Chef. In 2017 Matt shifted his focus from French and Italian cooking to Asian cuisine and helped to open MOFU Shoppe as Sous Chef, and starting in October of 2017 was promoted to the role of Executive Chef. Matt has won numerous awards including Midtown Market Iron Chef overall winner and Best Plating at Midtown Farmer’s Market Iron Chef Competition. At MOFU, Chef Matt has continued to push the boundaries of cultural cuisines and is passionate about global cuisine, local sourcing, and developing his pallet and special techniques.