Matt Gabbitas


Matt is Head Chef of the award winning ‘Masa Restaurant’ in Derby, renowned to be one of the best restaurants in the town with two AA rosettes for culinary excellence over the last eight consecutive years, a listing in the Good Food Guide and a former holder of ‘Derby Restaurant of the Year.’

After years of working his way up in Kitchens throughout the UK and Europe, including spells in italy working under a Michelin starred chef and as Executive Head Chef of a 4 star Golf & Spa resort in North Yorkshire, Matt joined ‘Masa’ in 2014 where he sources the best local and seasonal produce cooked in his style.

A passionate Head Chef and lover of modern techniques, classic flavours, contemporary presentation and empty plates coming back into the kitchen!