Sam Kass is a former White House chef, a senior policy advisor for nutrition, and a food entrepreneur.
During his White House tenure, Kass took on several additional roles including executive director of First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!” campaign. Kass is the first person in the history of the White House to have positions in both the Executive Office of the President and in the Residence.
In 2011, Fast Company named Kass to their list of 100 Most Creative People; and in 2012, Kass helped create the American Chef Corps, a part of the State Department's Diplomatic Culinary Partnership which is dedicated to promoting diplomacy through culinary initiatives.
Kass is the founding partner of Trove, a strategy firm to support businesses, organizations, and governments who are serious about improving the health and sustainability of the food system.