Sam Kass

Founder, TROVE; Senior Food Analyst, NBC News

Sam Kass is a food entrepreneur, founder of TROVE, and senior food analyst for NBC News. He was previously White House chef and senior policy advisor for nutrition, as well as executive director of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! campaign. During his six-year White House tenure, he was also food initiative coordinator and assistant chef, and he created the first major vegetable garden since Eleanor Roosevelt and the first beer to be brewed in the White House. In 2011, Fast Company named Kass to its list of 100 Most Creative People, and in 2012, he helped create the American Chef Corps, dedicated to promoting diplomacy through culinary initiatives.

Videos/Audio of Sam Kass

Every year, one-third of all the food produced on the planet is lost or wasted, an amount valued at about one trillion... See more
Making sure that everyone has access to safe, affordable, and healthy food, is a complex task. Consider the... See more
The Healthy Hunger-free Kids Act, passed in 2010, was the first major nutrition update to school meals in decades.... See more
Since Sam Kass became senior policy advisor for Nutrition Policy at the White House, five years ago, he has been at the... See more