Chef Matt McLinn headshot Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club has hired Matthew McLinn as the new Executive Chef. Superstition Mountain, located in Gold Canyon, is a premier private golf club and 878-acre luxury gated community that provides an unparalleled golf experience and resort-style amenities for its members.

McLinn brings more than 20 years of experience to the Superstition team and has enjoyed a successful career working alongside some of the culinary world’s most recognized names throughout Paris, San Francisco, Phoenix and LA. McLinn has opened several of his own restaurants including Méthode Bistro in Phoenix and Pinot Hollywood in LA which earned a Best New Restaurant designation from the Los Angeles Times. Prior to joining Superstition Mountain, McLinn was the Executive Chef and General Manager of The Grind.

“We are excited to announce the appointment of Matthew McLinn as the new Executive Chef for Superstition Mountain,” said Paul Hadreas, Director of Food and Beverage at Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club. “Matt’s worldwide experience and expert knowledge of culinary arts will be a magnificent addition to the Superstition Mountain team and provide our members a wonderful dining experience.”

McLinn graduated from the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco and is a member of the James Beard Foundation. In his spare time, he enjoys riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycles, working out and spending time with family and friends.

Located only 25 minutes from Downtown Phoenix, Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club is home to two Nicklaus designed golf courses, the Prospector Course opened in 1998 and Lost Gold in 1999. In addition to the two courses, the clubhouse is a favorite gathering place of members for casual and fine dining, and hosts many special events and social activities.On January 1, 2014, Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club celebrated its return to completely private status.