Matt Barker

    Professional Cooking Instructor
    Professional Cooking, Baking & Service Instructor
    Phone: 630-691-7573
    email: mattb@tcdupage.org

    Chef Barker joined Technology Center of DuPage in 2000.  Chef Barker enjoys sharing his industry experiences with his students.  Before teaching at TCD, he worked in many aspects of the industry at Motorola Corporate Dining and Wyndham Hotels.  Chef Barker has an Associate's Degree in Hospitality Management from Elgin Community College, a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management from Northwood University, and a Professional Educator License from Illinois State University.  He has has also worked as an adjunct instructor at College of DuPage and Elgin Community College.  Chef Barker is also a past recipient of American Culinary Federations medals and awards for culinary competitions.

    Professional Preparation:

    Culinary Instructor, Technology Center of DuPage


    Adjunct Culinary Instructor, College of DuPage


    Adjunct Culinary Instructor, Elgin Community College


    Chef Manager, Motorola Food Works


    Cook, Wyndham Hotels