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Sam Kass

5 out of 5

Former White House Chef and Senior Policy Advisor for Nutrition, Founder of TROVE and venture partner in Acre Venture Partners

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 Sam Kass Biography

Sam Kass is the former White House Chef and Senior Policy Advisor for Nutrition in the Obama administration. He is the founder of TROVE, a strategy firm focusing on improving health and sustainability of food and a venture partner in Acre Venture Partners.

After cooking for the Obamas in Chicago for two years, Sam joined the White House kitchen staff in 2009 as Assistant Chef and, in 2010, became Food Initiative Coordinator. During his White House tenure, he took on several additional roles including Executive Director of First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!” campaign and Senior White House Policy Advisor for Nutrition. Sam is the first person in the history of the White House to have a position in the Executive Office of the President and the Residence. As one of the First Lady’s longest-serving advisors, he helped the First Lady create the first major vegetable garden at the White House since Eleanor Roosevelt’s victory garden.

In 2011, Fast Company included Sam in their list of 100 Most Creative People, and in 2012, he helped create the American Chef Corps, which is dedicated to promoting diplomacy through culinary initiatives. He is an MIT Media Lab fellow and a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago.

Sam is the author of "Eat a Little Better: Great Flavor, Good Health, Better World", which was published by Clarkson Potter on April 17, 2018.

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  • The Future of Corporate Health Care

    Sam Kass understands that health care remains one of the leading costs corporations face today. Infusing wit and candor to captivate audiences with personal stories from inside the White House, Kass offers unique and informative perspectives on the tools and initiatives organizations can implement today to combat these losses. As the former executive director of the First Lady’s “Let’s Move!” campaign and former senior White House policy advisor for nutrition policy, Kass worked with both Congress and the private sector to shape strategic national policies and launch a global discussion. He firmly believes for corporations to successfully address the related costs of health care, executives must first instill a higher value on both employee and customer health. He addresses wellness issues that directly impact your bottom line and explores opportunities that exist for your organization by way of the latest up-and-coming health care developments. Having been a driving force at the forefront of health policy in the United States and an enduring catalyst for global change, Kass earnestly speaks to the issues that bear most on your audience in this thought-provoking and informative presentation.

  • Creating a Culture of Health and Wellness

    How do you create a culture of health and wellness within your organization? Is the benefit of doing so truly worthwhile? As the former executive director of the First Lady’s “Let’s Move!” campaign and former senior White House policy advisor for nutrition policy, Sam Kass has been a leader at the forefront of this national, multifaceted initiative. In this enlightening and instructive presentation, Kass examines the substantial impact wellness and health care policies have on employee morale and consequently workplace productivity. With a charming and easygoing manner, he tackles the serious issues that influence and impact individuals and businesses in nearly any industry. He shares tips and tricks to setting up both home and work environments for success in endeavors towards healthy living, and examines a wide range of incentives that organizations can establish for their employees. Candidly chronicling the challenges he faced in his efforts to lead policy change and negotiate national strategy, Kass shares the lessons he learned as they are relevant to your particular organization. He engages the audience by sharing unique insights and entertaining narratives from the perspective of a White House insider, and audience members leave inspired, motivated and with tangible takeaways.

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  • Sam Kass to depart White House

    Sam Kass, the Obama administration’s de facto food policy czar, will step down from his role at the end of the month, the White House announced Monday.

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Sam Kass

5 out of 5

Former White House Chef and Senior Policy Advisor for Nutrition, Founder of TROVE and venture partner in Acre Venture Partners

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Sam Kass Biography

Sam Kass is the former White House Chef and Senior Policy Advisor for Nutrition in the Obama administration. He is the founder of TROVE, a strategy firm focusing on improving health and sustainability of food and a venture partner in Acre Venture Partners.

After cooking for the Obamas in Chicago for two years, Sam joined the White House kitchen staff in 2009 as Assistant Chef and, in 2010, became Food Initiative Coordinator. During his White House tenure, he took on several additional roles including Executive Director of First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!” campaign and Senior White House Policy Advisor for Nutrition. Sam is the first person in the history of the White House to have a position in the Executive Office of the President and the Residence. As one of the First Lady’s longest-serving advisors, he helped the First Lady create the first major vegetable garden at the White House since Eleanor Roosevelt’s victory garden.

In 2011, Fast Company included Sam in their list of 100 Most Creative People, and in 2012, he helped create the American Chef Corps, which is dedicated to promoting diplomacy through culinary initiatives. He is an MIT Media Lab fellow and a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago.

Sam is the author of "Eat a Little Better: Great Flavor, Good Health, Better World", which was published by Clarkson Potter on April 17, 2018.

Sam Kass Videos

  • Todd Lecture Series: Sam Kass, "Eat A Little Better: Great Flavor ...
    Norwich University's STEAM Symposium and Todd Lecture Series welcomed Sam Kass, Former Senior White House Policy Advisor for ...
  • Feeding the Next Generation | Interview with Sam Kass | EAT Forum ...
    Professor Corinna Hawkes Director, Centre for Food Policy, City University London Sam Kass Chef & Founder, Trove Worldwide.
  • Want kids to learn well? Feed them well | Sam Kass - YouTube
    What can we expect our kids to learn if they're hungry or eating diets full of sugar and empty of nutrients? Former White House Chef and food ...

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Sam Kass Speaking Topics

  • The Future of Corporate Health Care

    Sam Kass understands that health care remains one of the leading costs corporations face today. Infusing wit and candor to captivate audiences with personal stories from inside the White House, Kass offers unique and informative perspectives on the tools and initiatives organizations can implement today to combat these losses. As the former executive director of the First Lady’s “Let’s Move!” campaign and former senior White House policy advisor for nutrition policy, Kass worked with both Congress and the private sector to shape strategic national policies and launch a global discussion. He firmly believes for corporations to successfully address the related costs of health care, executives must first instill a higher value on both employee and customer health. He addresses wellness issues that directly impact your bottom line and explores opportunities that exist for your organization by way of the latest up-and-coming health care developments. Having been a driving force at the forefront of health policy in the United States and an enduring catalyst for global change, Kass earnestly speaks to the issues that bear most on your audience in this thought-provoking and informative presentation.

  • Creating a Culture of Health and Wellness

    How do you create a culture of health and wellness within your organization? Is the benefit of doing so truly worthwhile? As the former executive director of the First Lady’s “Let’s Move!” campaign and former senior White House policy advisor for nutrition policy, Sam Kass has been a leader at the forefront of this national, multifaceted initiative. In this enlightening and instructive presentation, Kass examines the substantial impact wellness and health care policies have on employee morale and consequently workplace productivity. With a charming and easygoing manner, he tackles the serious issues that influence and impact individuals and businesses in nearly any industry. He shares tips and tricks to setting up both home and work environments for success in endeavors towards healthy living, and examines a wide range of incentives that organizations can establish for their employees. Candidly chronicling the challenges he faced in his efforts to lead policy change and negotiate national strategy, Kass shares the lessons he learned as they are relevant to your particular organization. He engages the audience by sharing unique insights and entertaining narratives from the perspective of a White House insider, and audience members leave inspired, motivated and with tangible takeaways.

FAQs on booking Sam Kass

  • How to book Sam Kass?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Sam Kass for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Sam Kass, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Sam Kass or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Sam Kass?

    Booking fees for Sam Kass, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Sam Kass, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Sam Kass?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Sam Kass for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Sam Kass for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Sam Kass or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Sam Kass or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Sam Kass is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Sam Kass for your event is available upon request. Sam Kass generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Art Smith, Joan Lunden, Daphne Oz, Richard Blais and Rich Froning. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Sam Kass for an upcoming event.

Sam Kass Speaker Videos

  • Todd Lecture Series: Sam Kass, "Eat A Little Better: Great Flavor ...
    Norwich University's STEAM Symposium and Todd Lecture Series welcomed Sam Kass, Former Senior White House Policy Advisor for ...
    Feeding the Next Generation | Interview with Sam Kass | EAT Forum ...
    Professor Corinna Hawkes Director, Centre for Food Policy, City University London Sam Kass Chef & Founder, Trove Worldwide.
  • Want kids to learn well? Feed them well | Sam Kass - YouTube
    What can we expect our kids to learn if they're hungry or eating diets full of sugar and empty of nutrients? Former White House Chef and food ...
    From White House Chef to Obama's Nutrition Policy Advisor | Sam ...
  • Sam Kass tells us what it was like working as President Obama's ...

Sam Kass Speaking Topics

  • The Future of Corporate Health Care

    Sam Kass understands that health care remains one of the leading costs corporations face today. Infusing wit and candor to captivate audiences with personal stories from inside the White House, Kass offers unique and informative perspectives on the tools and initiatives organizations can implement today to combat these losses. As the former executive director of the First Lady’s “Let’s Move!” campaign and former senior White House policy advisor for nutrition policy, Kass worked with both Congress and the private sector to shape strategic national policies and launch a global discussion. He firmly believes for corporations to successfully address the related costs of health care, executives must first instill a higher value on both employee and customer health. He addresses wellness issues that directly impact your bottom line and explores opportunities that exist for your organization by way of the latest up-and-coming health care developments. Having been a driving force at the forefront of health policy in the United States and an enduring catalyst for global change, Kass earnestly speaks to the issues that bear most on your audience in this thought-provoking and informative presentation.

  • Creating a Culture of Health and Wellness

    How do you create a culture of health and wellness within your organization? Is the benefit of doing so truly worthwhile? As the former executive director of the First Lady’s “Let’s Move!” campaign and former senior White House policy advisor for nutrition policy, Sam Kass has been a leader at the forefront of this national, multifaceted initiative. In this enlightening and instructive presentation, Kass examines the substantial impact wellness and health care policies have on employee morale and consequently workplace productivity. With a charming and easygoing manner, he tackles the serious issues that influence and impact individuals and businesses in nearly any industry. He shares tips and tricks to setting up both home and work environments for success in endeavors towards healthy living, and examines a wide range of incentives that organizations can establish for their employees. Candidly chronicling the challenges he faced in his efforts to lead policy change and negotiate national strategy, Kass shares the lessons he learned as they are relevant to your particular organization. He engages the audience by sharing unique insights and entertaining narratives from the perspective of a White House insider, and audience members leave inspired, motivated and with tangible takeaways.

Sam Kass News

  • Sam Kass to depart White House

    Sam Kass, the Obama administration’s de facto food policy czar, will step down from his role at the end of the month, the White House announced Monday.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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