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Matt Elless was born in Fargo, ND. In 2010 Matt decided that he wanted to pursue his passion in cooking and moved to Uptown, Minneapolis where he attended Le Cordon Bleu in Mendota Heights, MN. During which, he worked and progressed at Crave. AT Crave, earned a sous chef position at the downtown location.
In 2014 he followed his heart to take a chance working at a remodeled Old Log Theatre with a new concept called Cast & Cru. Always wanting to work at a farm to table restaurant, it was the perfect fit.
Matt creates modern American dishes, trying to tie in molecular gastronomy with traditional dishes. He refuses to use the word “I” as he knows that without his team he would never accomplish what he’s looking to do.