The Northern Master Chef


With over 25 years experience in the kitchen, Chef Matei Baran has a passion for sourcing unique and high quality produce to create a gastronomical treat for the senses. As seen on BBC1s Masterchef, Matei has worked alongside some of the best chefs in the UK.

Known for his private dining experiences, the critically acclaimed Master Chef Matei Baran indulges each guests with exclusive and bespoke menus in the comfort of their own surroundings. Most recently, Matei has taken his #PoshStreetFood concepts to the next level and is featuring at events across the North East and Yorkshire. 

‘Being a chef isn’t just a job for me; it’s a lifelong love affair with food. Every day, I step into the kitchen with a sense of excitement and purpose.’

‘As a chef, I have the privilege of transforming raw ingredients into edible art, creating experiences that touch people’s lives. From intimate gatherings to grand celebrations, I take pride in crafting menus that reflect the unique personalities and tastes of my clients, delivering a dining experience that goes beyond expectations.’

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