Who is chef Mathew Griffiths, MasterChef: The Professionals 2022 contestant?

Alex South

Alex South


Ahead of MasterChef: The Professionals 2022, which airs on BBC One every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 2 november, we find out more about the chefs taking part.

Introducing Mathew Griffiths, a private chef who works on superyachts. 

He has previously worked in Spain for 14 years before relocating back to the UK.





Where are you from/where do you live?

Born in Chester but grew up in Spain and has since returned to live in Wrexham

What type of a chef are you?

Privtate Chef

Do you have a favourite type of cuisine?

“My style of cooking is very detailed, creative and packed full of flavour.”

How did you become a chef?

“I’m passionate about cooking and working as a chef because of the environment. I absolutely love it and cannot get enough of cooking at a very high level and making my customers and guests happy.”

What is the highlight of your career?

“I’ve always aimed high and wanted to cook food at the best level I can. Working as a private chef on super yacht’s has allowed me to do this. The fact that I’ve been given the opportunity to push myself all the time at work creatively and personally is a huge achievement.”

Where have you worked?

Worked in Spain in restaurants for 14 years before relocating back to the UK and starting work on superyachts

Why did you want to take part in MasterChef: The Professionals?

“I wanted to give MasterChef a go to expose myself to that kind of environment where I’m learning how to compete at a high level whilst cooking – something that would improve me as a chef for my job and other food challenges in the future.”




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Alex South

Alex South

Editor 24th November 2022

Who is chef Mathew Griffiths, MasterChef: The Professionals 2022 contestant?