Brownsville native named to Forbes 30 under 30

COURTESY PHOTO: Matthew Broussard via Instagram.

Chef Matthew Broussard, a Brownsville native, has made it to the yearly list of Forbes 30 under 30.

Broussard was cooking at a Seattle restaurant group when the pandemic hit and closed his 15 locations, the profile on Forbes reads.

“After working in restaurants since high school, Broussard pivoted to cooking videos and became an instant hit,” the profile reads.

Now a TikTok star with 4.3 million followers, Broussard has recently published content sponsored by some of the biggest brands in the advertising business, from McDonald’s to PepsiCo and the NFL, it reads.