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Chef Sam Badolato

Private Chef In Nags Head

4.8/ 5
Chef Sam Badolato

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Public figure, Celebrity Chef, Food Network “Chopped “ Chef, finalist. Season 42 episode

Chef Sam Badolato, Most recently a Finalist on Food Network” CHOPPED “. Chef Badolato Features his wine country food & Wine pairings with guests from the Palm beaches to Miami. And shares time with his clients in Beverly Hills Ca, and Sonoma. Ca. Chef Sam infuses his cuisine with flavor notes from his Sicilian roots. A native of Pittsburgh, PA, Chef Badolato brings to his role of Winery Chef, more than 30 years of hospitality industry experience. Including stints in Amalfi Italy and Calabrian towns.As well as roles as chef-owner of restaurants ranging from casual pizzerias to formal dining, most recently at Bado's Cucina, where his wood-oven cuisine earned numerous culinary awards and recognitions. Chef Badolato trained on wood oven cuisine in Italy, then gained experience as a private chef in Italian homes in Calabria, where he perfected his knowledge of the true Italian meal. Making his mark in Sonoma County, Chef Badolato is the 2017 Chowder Day Champion of Bodega Bay, winning the award for “Best Recipe for chowder,” and is a five-time winner of the award for best wine-and-cheese pairings. Chef Sams dinners feature a variation of his dessert, from Food Networks “Chopped.” Season 42:Episode 7 “so much fun”

My services

As a Private Chef, I can offer you:

Personal Chef

Simply tell me what you're craving! I would love to create the perfect menu for your special occasion in Nags Head.

Full-time Chef

A longer stay in Nags Head? I'm available for holidays, on a daily basis, and so forth. Just let me know!

Cooking Classes

Because "sharing is caring". I would be happy to teach you all sorts of techniques and recipes in Nags Head.

Cooking Show

Interactive or demonstrative, I can provide showcooking services all around Nags Head.

Chef Sam's reviews

4.8/ 5

Chef Sam was fantastic. It was our 25 anniversary and chef filled our special requests. Perfect!

David Thomson - Nov 12 2021

4.8/ 5

Friendly, punctual. Made great food and we had a lot of fun!

Roman Nunez - Sep 12 2019

4.7/ 5

Book your experience with Chef Sam

Specify the details of your requests and the chef will send you a custom menu just for you.