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Sam Kang Biography – Sam Kang Wiki
Sam Kang is a Chef Educator. A Southern California native, Sam Kang moved to New York in 2010 with just $700 in his pocket and the goal of becoming a head chef. His first job was at Chef David Chang’s Momofuku Ko, a two Michelin-starred restaurant where he developed his foundation for cooking.
In 2012, Sam went on to work with Chef Daniel Humm at the three Michelin-starred Eleven Madison Park, which laid a foundation of teamwork, organization, and finesse.
In 2016, Sam returned to Momofuku Ko as a Sous Chef and helped open The Bar at Ko and Wayo, where he was the Chef de Cuisine. Since 2020, Chef Sam has focused on a new passion for teaching and educating kids about food.
Over the course of his journey, Chef Sam has visited countries across the globe, gaining and testing his knowledge in Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Japan, South Korea, France, Spain, Turkey, and the UK. His cuisine style has been defined as the “Art of Cooking Without Cooking,” which focuses on simplicity and purity while blending together culture and history.
Sam Kang Top Chef
Chef Sam Kang is a contestant on Season 19 of “Top Chef,” the popular Bravo TV cooking competition. Padma Lakshmi, the model and cookbook author, returns as the host along with celebrated chef Tom Colicchio and food writer Gail Simmons.
Sam Kang Age
He grew up in the Gardena neighborhood of southwest Los Angeles—an area known for its Japanese community, noodle shops, and mochi stores. His age is unclear.
Sam Kang Nationality
He is of American nationality.
Sam Kang Ethnicity
He is of Asian ethnicity.
Sam Kang Instagram
His Instagram handle is @chefsamkang.