Von Matt Hospitality Group (VMHG) is a
family-owned company with several restaurant concepts in their portfolio. It was founded in 2013 in Zurich, Switzerland and is owned by Thomas and Kirtanya von Matt, a husband and wife duo. They specialize in high quality American-style food concepts, working with fresh & local ingredients. Both Thomas and Kirtanya each come with over twenty years of experience working in hopsitality, and their philosophy is simple: great food and good vibes. It’s the only thing you need. 

about us


The Bite

Opened in 2013. The Bite is the first restaurant under the VMHG belt and has become a cult favourite in amongst the burger lovers of Switzerland. Voted Best Burger in Zürich 2023.

Where to find us:
Permanent: Brauerstrasse 15 in Zurich (Kreis 4) // Festivals: Beer at Binz Festival (annually)

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Opened in 2015. Brisket is Switzerland's very first Southern BBQ Restaurant, located  in Zurich's Kreis 5 area. We specialize in authentic Texan BBQ and use a  smoker that was custom-built and imported from Mesquite, TX. In May 2022 we opened a spinoff of Brisket in Freiruum (Zug), which is an incredibly lively food hall.

Where  to find us:
Permanent: Pfingstweidstrasse 6 in Zurich (Kreis 5), Food stall at Freiruum in Zug // Festivals: Food stands: Urban Bike days (annually),  Sneakerness (annually)

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Opened in 2017. Fried Chicken is the name and a simply delicious, extra-crispy  product is the game! At Yardbird we offer double-fried buttermilk crusted  chicken, a speciality from Atlanta. With our OG restaurant on Weststrasse, and our "soon-to-be" opened location at Zurich Hauptbanhof, we look forward to growing and expanding Yardbird to your local city in the near future! Check out  Tagesanzeiger's impression of us from 2021

Where to find us:
Permanent: Weststrasse 146 in Zürich (Kreis 3) & Zürich HB (Opening Winter 2024) Festivals: Sneakerness (annually)

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Opened in 2019. LA Brea is a Southern Californian Taco restaurant that's inspired by the streets of L.A. You'll find authentic Mexican recipes prepared with a slightly modern, unconventional twist. Most important thing? The tacos are  fresh, unique and mouth-watering

Where to find us:
Permanent: Josefstrasse 159 in Zürich (Kreis 5)

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We’re  looking for people who share our vision to create a FUN, high-quality dining  experience, and who want to become part of our community.