Many in Philadelphia know Mariano Mattei as a musician, producer, and co-owner of Philly Sound Studios. What they may not know is that Mattei is also a talented chef. That all changed last week, when the South Philly native appeared on the Food Network’s “Cooks vs. Cons." There he competed alongside other amateur chefs as well as professionals, winning over audiences and judges alike with his homemade pasta skills. Although he was eliminated in the final round last Thursday, we got the chance to chat with Mattei about his life in music and food, as well as his plans to open up a pizzeria in Point Pleasant.