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 Lodge. He is the executive chef of Kindred Spirits, the restaurant for the Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls in Logan, Ohio.

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A Taste of the Hocking Hills intermingles delicious recipes with striking photographs of the Appalachian region. Chef Matt Rapposelli presents dishes by the season, noting the specialties appearing on his menus that time of year. Whether enjoying a winter evening or a summer morning, cooks will be able to bring a bit of the Hocking Hills home.

A Taste of the Hocking Hills is a collection of authentic culinary delights from the Hocking Hills of Appalachia. The seasonal delights of our local bounty creatively combined with Chef Rapposelli’s masterful approach resulting in exceptionally prepared family dishes.”

Certified Master Chef Alfonso A. Contrisciani, Hocking College and Oliver Farms