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Chef Samantha Katz

Spring Rolls, Pizza & More Chef & Instructor

Chef Samantha has a natural fun-loving, kind, and light-hearted spirit that shines in every class. She graduated from Culinary School at Johnson and Wales in Charlotte, North Carolina, and opened a Bistro in Bordeaux, France as the Executive Chef. She has also cooked as a Private Chef for families in Spain, Portugal, and France and spent time learning and working at the Art Institute, Chicago. She was a Chef with Jimmy Bannos at the Purple Pig (where they won their first Michelin star) in Chicago and has traveled and cooked in Cambodia, Vietnam, and Thailand.

She has enjoyed traveling the world cooking and focuses on teaching healthy, easy cooking with the freshest seasonal ingredients. She is a master and has step-by-step instructions that are simple to follow and make even the most novice chef a champion in the kitchen. You won't go wrong working with Chef Samantha to make Spring Rolls and she can't wait to cook with you!