Matt left his school psychologist career to follow his lifelong dream of cooking professionally. A graduate of Seattle Culinary Academy, Matt worked in the kitchens of Kaspar’s, Taste and Poppy before striking out on his own with his company Sweet Bumpas. Matt’s creations have been featured in The Stranger, Seattle Met Magazine, Seattle Magazine, Seattle Weekly and the Seattle Times. In 2019, Matt shuttered his Georgetown-based ice cream business and moved back East to be closer to his family. These days, Matt is delighting dessert lovers in Durham NC with his one-of-a kind layer cakes.