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Sam Stern
Born August 29, 1990
Occupation Chef / Author

Sam Stern (born August 29, 1990[1]) is a young British celebrity chef and author of two cookbooks. He has a contract for two more books.[2] He grew up as the youngest of five siblings in Yorkshire, England [3] He writes a regular column called "Sam's Super Kids" in First News.[4][5] In addition to his dream of owning his own restaurant, he would like to trek to the North Pole.[6]


Stern became famous after the publication of his first book "Cooking Up a Storm". In the United Kingdom he made appearances on Blue Peter, This Morning and BBC Breakfast to promote the book. He also did interviews with major newspapers like The Daily Telegraph, The Times and The Observer. All this publicity lead to Jamie Oliver inviting Sam to meet with him at Fifteen in London[4] and an appearance at "The Festive BBC Good Food Show" in London alongside chefs like Jamie Oliver, Rick Stein, Gordon Ramsay and Anthony Worrall Thompson[3] on December 2, 2005.[7] In the United States he appeared on the NBC The Today Show where he did a cooking demonstration.


Title Publication date Publisher ISBN Notes
Cooking Up a Storm:
The Teen Survival Cookbook
October 3, 2005 Walker Books (UK) ISBN 1844287742 paperback
Cooking Up a Storm:
The Teen Survival Cookbook
July 2006 Candlewick Press (US) ISBN 076362988x Invalid ISBN
ISBN 9780763629885
Real Food Real Fast October 2, 2006 Walker Books (UK) ISBN 140630249X paperback


  1. ^ "Sam Stern latest young Brit chef to make waves" by Brian McCormick for the Chicago Tribune (published September 6, 2006; accessed September 19, 2006).
  2. ^ "Sam's hot stuff: Brit teen writes cookbook for the back-to-school crowd" by Molly Gordy (Associated Press) in Philadelphia Daily News (published September 14, 2006; accessed September 19, 2006).
  3. ^ a b "Sam Stern - Teen Celebrity Chef Cooking Up A Storm" at Christchurch City Libraries in New Zealand (accessed September 20, 2006).
  4. ^ a b "Newspaper Column For Teen Chef" (published May 3, 2006; accessed September 19, 2006).
  5. ^ First News Columnists.
  6. ^ Sam Stern's profile at Walker Books.
  7. ^ "Sam Stern, The Festive BBC Good Food Show" at Walker Books (accessed September 20, 2006).