Greenhouse Chef, Matt Stone has enjoyed a rapid rise to the top of the culinary world since starting cooking in Margaret River in 2002. In 2003 he began an apprenticeship at Leewin Estate - and after moving to Perth, he was appointed Sous Chef at the famed Perth restaurant, Star Anise, at the age of 20.
Matt Stone began an apprenticeship at Leewin Estate in 2003. After moving to Perth and working in all sections of the kitchen at Star Anise, he was appointed Sous Chef at the age of 20. His love of food and cooking took him to Asia and Europe where he discovered new ingredients and styles of cooking. Matt’s creative influence and refreshing menu has already earnt him and his team highly regarded awards, the 2011 Gourment Traveller Best New Talent & the 2011 Good Food Guides Best Young Chef.
More than 160 diners - including High Commissioner Alexander Downer - enjoyed Margaret River wines, Little Creatures beer and a three-course meal from star Perth chef Matt Stone at WA's pop-up London restaurant yesterday.