Matthew Seasock, CEC®, an ACF-Certified Executive Chef®(CEC®) from Inkster, Michigan, is executive chef at The Northwood Club in Dallas, Texas. He earned an associate degree in applied science from Schoolcraft College, Livonia, Mich., with a certificate in culinary arts in 2005. He is an avid competitor and was part of the USA National Team that placed 3rd in the world at the 2014 Culinary World Cup in Luxembourg, with 2 Gold medals. He has won numerous medals in ACF-approved culinary competitions, including a gold medal and Best of Show at the 2012 Ben E. Keith Culinary Salon, Fort Worth, Texas. He is an ACF national member.