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Former White House Chef, Nutrition Advisor Sam Kass Appointed NBC News Senior Food Analyst

Former White House Chef, Nutrition Advisor Sam Kass Appointed NBC News Senior Food Analyst

Sam Kass will report across a number of NBC News programs and write a monthly column for Today Food

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In his new role, Kass will cover topics like nutrition policy, healthy eating, and emerging food trends.

Sam Kass, the former White House chef and senior advisor for President Obama’s nutrition policy, has been named the senior food analyst for NBC News, a role he will take on beginning Thursday, July 30.

Kass, who spent six years in the Obama administration as a close advisor and personal chef to the first family, announced in December of last year that he would step down from his post in order to move to New York to live with his wife, Alex Wagner, whom he married last August.

In his new role, Kass will join the same network as his wife, who is an anchor for MSNBC.

As senior food analyst, Kass is expected to cover topics ranging from nutrition policy to healthy eating and wellness, and will report “for all platforms of NBC News including Today, NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, and Today Food, where he will write a monthly digital column.”


Sam was born to Valentine Hertz Kas and Robert Kass in 1980 as Samuel David Kass in the United States. His father was a teacher at a private University, the University of Chicago Laboratory and has taught Malia Obama, daughter of former President, Barack Obama in the fifth grade. In 2015 his father retired. Sam's mother, Valentine was previously the director of Omnimax productions and later on, she was appointed as a science instructor at National Science Foundation.

Kass attended Lab School for his high school and graduated in 1998. On scholarship, he played for varsity baseball team at Kansas Community College and was a center fielder and later transferred to Triton College. Sam graduated in 2004 with a degree of A.B in History from University Of Chicago. There he played as a right fielder.

Moreover, he went Austria to study cooking from Christian Domschitz in 2003 and 2004. Before that, he had already worked in a restaurant named, 312 Chicago under the chef Dean Zanella.


Sam was born to Valentine Hertz Kas and Robert Kass in 1980 as Samuel David Kass in the United States. His father was a teacher at a private University, the University of Chicago Laboratory and has taught Malia Obama, daughter of former President, Barack Obama in the fifth grade. In 2015 his father retired. Sam's mother, Valentine was previously the director of Omnimax productions and later on, she was appointed as a science instructor at National Science Foundation.

Kass attended Lab School for his high school and graduated in 1998. On scholarship, he played for varsity baseball team at Kansas Community College and was a center fielder and later transferred to Triton College. Sam graduated in 2004 with a degree of A.B in History from University Of Chicago. There he played as a right fielder.

Moreover, he went Austria to study cooking from Christian Domschitz in 2003 and 2004. Before that, he had already worked in a restaurant named, 312 Chicago under the chef Dean Zanella.


Sam was born to Valentine Hertz Kas and Robert Kass in 1980 as Samuel David Kass in the United States. His father was a teacher at a private University, the University of Chicago Laboratory and has taught Malia Obama, daughter of former President, Barack Obama in the fifth grade. In 2015 his father retired. Sam's mother, Valentine was previously the director of Omnimax productions and later on, she was appointed as a science instructor at National Science Foundation.

Kass attended Lab School for his high school and graduated in 1998. On scholarship, he played for varsity baseball team at Kansas Community College and was a center fielder and later transferred to Triton College. Sam graduated in 2004 with a degree of A.B in History from University Of Chicago. There he played as a right fielder.

Moreover, he went Austria to study cooking from Christian Domschitz in 2003 and 2004. Before that, he had already worked in a restaurant named, 312 Chicago under the chef Dean Zanella.


Sam was born to Valentine Hertz Kas and Robert Kass in 1980 as Samuel David Kass in the United States. His father was a teacher at a private University, the University of Chicago Laboratory and has taught Malia Obama, daughter of former President, Barack Obama in the fifth grade. In 2015 his father retired. Sam's mother, Valentine was previously the director of Omnimax productions and later on, she was appointed as a science instructor at National Science Foundation.

Kass attended Lab School for his high school and graduated in 1998. On scholarship, he played for varsity baseball team at Kansas Community College and was a center fielder and later transferred to Triton College. Sam graduated in 2004 with a degree of A.B in History from University Of Chicago. There he played as a right fielder.

Moreover, he went Austria to study cooking from Christian Domschitz in 2003 and 2004. Before that, he had already worked in a restaurant named, 312 Chicago under the chef Dean Zanella.


Sam was born to Valentine Hertz Kas and Robert Kass in 1980 as Samuel David Kass in the United States. His father was a teacher at a private University, the University of Chicago Laboratory and has taught Malia Obama, daughter of former President, Barack Obama in the fifth grade. In 2015 his father retired. Sam's mother, Valentine was previously the director of Omnimax productions and later on, she was appointed as a science instructor at National Science Foundation.

Kass attended Lab School for his high school and graduated in 1998. On scholarship, he played for varsity baseball team at Kansas Community College and was a center fielder and later transferred to Triton College. Sam graduated in 2004 with a degree of A.B in History from University Of Chicago. There he played as a right fielder.

Moreover, he went Austria to study cooking from Christian Domschitz in 2003 and 2004. Before that, he had already worked in a restaurant named, 312 Chicago under the chef Dean Zanella.


Sam was born to Valentine Hertz Kas and Robert Kass in 1980 as Samuel David Kass in the United States. His father was a teacher at a private University, the University of Chicago Laboratory and has taught Malia Obama, daughter of former President, Barack Obama in the fifth grade. In 2015 his father retired. Sam's mother, Valentine was previously the director of Omnimax productions and later on, she was appointed as a science instructor at National Science Foundation.

Kass attended Lab School for his high school and graduated in 1998. On scholarship, he played for varsity baseball team at Kansas Community College and was a center fielder and later transferred to Triton College. Sam graduated in 2004 with a degree of A.B in History from University Of Chicago. There he played as a right fielder.

Moreover, he went Austria to study cooking from Christian Domschitz in 2003 and 2004. Before that, he had already worked in a restaurant named, 312 Chicago under the chef Dean Zanella.


Sam was born to Valentine Hertz Kas and Robert Kass in 1980 as Samuel David Kass in the United States. His father was a teacher at a private University, the University of Chicago Laboratory and has taught Malia Obama, daughter of former President, Barack Obama in the fifth grade. In 2015 his father retired. Sam's mother, Valentine was previously the director of Omnimax productions and later on, she was appointed as a science instructor at National Science Foundation.

Kass attended Lab School for his high school and graduated in 1998. On scholarship, he played for varsity baseball team at Kansas Community College and was a center fielder and later transferred to Triton College. Sam graduated in 2004 with a degree of A.B in History from University Of Chicago. There he played as a right fielder.

Moreover, he went Austria to study cooking from Christian Domschitz in 2003 and 2004. Before that, he had already worked in a restaurant named, 312 Chicago under the chef Dean Zanella.


Sam was born to Valentine Hertz Kas and Robert Kass in 1980 as Samuel David Kass in the United States. His father was a teacher at a private University, the University of Chicago Laboratory and has taught Malia Obama, daughter of former President, Barack Obama in the fifth grade. In 2015 his father retired. Sam's mother, Valentine was previously the director of Omnimax productions and later on, she was appointed as a science instructor at National Science Foundation.

Kass attended Lab School for his high school and graduated in 1998. On scholarship, he played for varsity baseball team at Kansas Community College and was a center fielder and later transferred to Triton College. Sam graduated in 2004 with a degree of A.B in History from University Of Chicago. There he played as a right fielder.

Moreover, he went Austria to study cooking from Christian Domschitz in 2003 and 2004. Before that, he had already worked in a restaurant named, 312 Chicago under the chef Dean Zanella.


Sam was born to Valentine Hertz Kas and Robert Kass in 1980 as Samuel David Kass in the United States. His father was a teacher at a private University, the University of Chicago Laboratory and has taught Malia Obama, daughter of former President, Barack Obama in the fifth grade. In 2015 his father retired. Sam's mother, Valentine was previously the director of Omnimax productions and later on, she was appointed as a science instructor at National Science Foundation.

Kass attended Lab School for his high school and graduated in 1998. On scholarship, he played for varsity baseball team at Kansas Community College and was a center fielder and later transferred to Triton College. Sam graduated in 2004 with a degree of A.B in History from University Of Chicago. There he played as a right fielder.

Moreover, he went Austria to study cooking from Christian Domschitz in 2003 and 2004. Before that, he had already worked in a restaurant named, 312 Chicago under the chef Dean Zanella.


Sam was born to Valentine Hertz Kas and Robert Kass in 1980 as Samuel David Kass in the United States. His father was a teacher at a private University, the University of Chicago Laboratory and has taught Malia Obama, daughter of former President, Barack Obama in the fifth grade. In 2015 his father retired. Sam's mother, Valentine was previously the director of Omnimax productions and later on, she was appointed as a science instructor at National Science Foundation.

Kass attended Lab School for his high school and graduated in 1998. On scholarship, he played for varsity baseball team at Kansas Community College and was a center fielder and later transferred to Triton College. Sam graduated in 2004 with a degree of A.B in History from University Of Chicago. There he played as a right fielder.

Moreover, he went Austria to study cooking from Christian Domschitz in 2003 and 2004. Before that, he had already worked in a restaurant named, 312 Chicago under the chef Dean Zanella.


Watch the video: Meet Sam Kass, former White House Chef and Senior Policy Advisor for Nutrition under President Obama (November 2021).