Matthew Anderson

Associate Principal

Associate of Applied Science-Culinary Arts
Art Institute of Minnesota

Level One Introductory Sommelier Certificate
Court of Master Sommeliers

Foodservice Consultants Society International (FCSI)
National Restaurant Association (NRA)
As a seasoned leader in the food and beverage industry with over two decades of experience, Matthew Anderson is now stepping into his new role as Associate Principal at Rippe Associates. Throughout his career, he has successfully led organizations of various sizes, from five to 1500 employees, and has consistently exceeded financial goals while making a lasting impact on business culture and operations.

Matthew’s expertise spans across a variety of settings, from theme parks and stadiums to luxury hotels and unique restaurant brands, where he has effectively managed food and beverage operations. His vast knowledge and passion for creating exceptional dining experiences, developing innovative menus, and driving sales growth make him an invaluable asset to our clients. He will provide strategic recommendations and guidance to help optimize their foodservice operations.

In addition to his skills in operations management, Matthew’s talent for succession planning and developing employees will aid in ensuring a smooth and profitable operation for our clients.