Matthew Lightner

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Matthew Lightner
Born1980
Culinary career
Cooking styleContemporary American
Websiteateranyc.com

Matthew Lightner is the former executive chef of Atera in New York City, a recipient of two Michelin stars. In 2010, Lightner was named one of the "Best New Chefs in America" by Food & Wine.[1][2][3]

Career[edit]

Lightner was born in Norfolk, Nebraska in 1980. Lightner graduated with high honors from Portland's Western Culinary Institute[4] in 2001. He trained at Noma in Copenhagen, Denmark until 2009, before moving back to the U.S.[3][5][6]

In 2009, he began working at Castegna in Portland, Oregon. He returned to Portland in 2018.[7]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Michelin Star Recipients - 2013". OpenTable. Retrieved December 31, 2012.
  2. ^ "Matthew Lightner". Atera. Retrieved December 31, 2012.
  3. ^ a b Platt, Adam (April 27, 2012). "A Feast in Disguise". New York Magazine. Retrieved January 1, 2013.
  4. ^ "Rising Star Chef Matt Lightner of Atera - Biography". StarChefs. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  5. ^ "Introducing: Matthew Lightner". New York Magazine. March 2012. Retrieved January 1, 2013.
  6. ^ "Matt Lightner". Best New Chefs. Food & Wine. Retrieved January 1, 2013.
  7. ^ Brooks, Karen (November 20, 2018). "Celebrated Chef Matt Lightner to Star at Holiday's Plant-Based Pop-Up Dinner Series". The Portland Monthly. Retrieved 1 March 2019.

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