Matt Rapposelli

Matt Rapposelli has been a leader in southeast Ohio’s dining scene since 1982 and is known for developing destination dining experiences, including the award-winning Big Chimney Baking Co. and the Lake Hope Dining Lodge. Following the 2016 fire that destroyed Hocking Hills Lodge, he is now helming the Lodge at Hide-A-Way Hills in Sugar Grove, Ohio.

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When chef Matt Rapposelli left the U.S. Park Service to attend culinary school in New England, he was moving from one passion to another.