Chef Spotlight: Matthew Kenney

Chef Matthew Kenney

Matthew Kenney is a renowned celebrity chef, author, and entrepreneur. He specializes in plant-based cooking! He has a variety of restaurants, from fast-casual to fine dining. 

Author: Madison Frederick

Who Is Matthew Kenney?

Matthew Kenney is an American celebrity chef, entrepreneur, and cookbook author. Kenney specializes in exciting plant-based cuisine. He is also an educator; he teaches about vegan & plant-based cuisine. Kenney is the owner of Matthew Kenney Cuisine and a large number of vegan restaurants. His company currently operates multiple restaurants in a variety of countries around the world! 

Matthew Kenney’s Restaurants 

Matthew Kenney oversees many successful restaurants. Even during the peak of the global pandemic, he was able to open new restaurants while keeping his others afloat. Matthew Kenney Cuisine operates and manages restaurants in Australia, the United States of America, The Maldives, Saudi Arabia, and even more. Kenney’s restaurants cover a wide range of cuisines, from Italian to Mexican. He has a restaurant for everyone to enjoy, whether you are looking for a drive-thru, a sports bar, or fine dining! 

If you’re looking for pizza, check out Double Zero. This spot has delicious wood-fired pizzas that feature made in-house tree-nut cheeses. The pizza is baked on a custom-built wood-fired grill. They also serve a variety of sustainable & organic wines. Double Zero has multiple locations in Baltimore, New York, and Los Angeles.

In terms of fine dining, Matthew Kenney has multiple options. One of the most popular fine-dining restaurants owned by Kenney is Plant Food + Wine. This restaurant also has two locations; the flagship location is in Lima, Peru, and the second location is in Los Angeles. Plant Food + Wine focuses on serving a seasonal and local menu. There is a heavy focus on offering delicious, health-conscious food. They offer a wide variety of organic & sustainable wines. 

Kenney even has fast-casual restaurants like a sports bar and drive-thrus! Kenney’s PlantPub offers classic pub foods like burgers, nachos, and pizza. They also offer unique options like a ramen bowl & a bahn mi. PlantPub also serves a variety of plant-based beers! Plant City X is a fast-casual restaurant with some locations even having a drive-thru! They offer a variety of plant-based fast-food classics like burgers, chick’n sandwiches, and more. This is a great option for someone looking for quick, delicious food. 

Kenney is a game-changer for the vegan and plant-based community. He has paved the way for many other plant-based entrepreneurs and restaurateurs. Matthew Kenney has a restaurant for just about everyone! To find a Matthew Kenney restaurant near you, use Vkind website or app to search.


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