Chef Kanitha Matoury

Chef Kanitha Matoury is best known for her welcoming personality and her expression of creativity through spice-blends, loose leaf tea creations and serving nourishing food.

She has been a dynamic entrepreneur since 2005 when she owned her first cafe in San Francisco. Kanitha is a visionary, a project creator and doer. She’s passionate about building community and making dreams come true when others do not believe it’s possible.

As a retired chef, in 2015 she opened Howden Market and has begun a new career in commercial real estate.

Her passion for Spice Monkey will continue to live on through her custom blend spice and tea line which will launch in spring of 2018.