Matt Dummar

Member Culinary Specialist
“When I was a kid, I loved strawberries. We always looked forward to strawberry season, because my mom would buy a bunch and we would have them with breakfast and as snacks during the day. She would make strawberry jam and can it for the year. We would make strawberry salads, smoothies, and strawberry shortcake. Now that I have a kid of my own, I make sure to keep fresh strawberries for him, and he has loved them since he was a baby.”
“As a young child, my grandmother had a garden in our backyard and while she was cooking, she would ask me to go pick jalapenos, tomatoes, and squash. That garden made a big impression on me and my life. I believe that is where my passion for food and fellowship developed. On Sundays our family would gather at my grandparents’ home to eat and laugh. I believe that no matter what happens in life there is no better feeling than gathering around the dinner table with your family and friends.”