UPDATE: Matt Levin Out at Square Peg


Looks like Matt Levin and Square Peg have parted way. We’ve been hearing rumblings for weeks that the chef and Square Peg were splitting and according to Eater, this weekend was the last for the chef at Square Peg.

Levin, once a critical darling was soundly bashed for his food at Square Peg, not that service helped him out.

No word yet on what is next for the chef or for Square Peg, which has been ramping up the events (quizzo, game nights, DJs on weekends) to keep the bi-level spot busy.

UPDATE: Matt Levin has posted his next steps to Twitter:

Yes I have left square peg. It wasn’t fun cooking the same food anymore but I wanted to stay with Larry [Cohen] and Barry [Gutin] so I’ve decided to go to back to brûlée catering where I’ll reunite with jean marie lacroix. I will get to be creative again and work with high end ingredients.

I’m a passionate cook and can’t wait to create some of the best food this city has seen again!!!

Levin worked under and then succeeded Jean Marie Lacroix at Lacroix in the Rittenhouse Hotel.

Chef Matt Out at Square Peg [Eater]
Square Peg [Official Site]

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  • Michael G

    Wow. He needs to learn how to play nice with others

  • Alimentarian

    I’m hearing he was fired for insufficient tats.

    • kenyo

      I heard it was from to many homo tats

  • Phat

    I’m fat too

    • kenyo

      Soo, your fat aaand stupid.

  • noaxetogrindbutseriously

    Sounds like a perfect fit with their cating operation… I’m sure there’s a huuuuge demand for foie gras double downs and Tastykake sliders at high-end weddings and corporate events.

    • kenyo

      Maybe he’d do better with the catering. He definitely needed to be knocked a couple pegs down. Live and learn.

  • Wafflez

    *then. Youse guyz be sloppy yo.

    • kenyo

      Do you know how to talk or are you just out of 1st grade.

  • Bill Harrison

    Didnt know this guy was ever in. Has an attitude and his food is awful.

    • kenyo

      What did he used to say, ohhh yeah ( Duuu…Winning) Statement speaks for its self.