September 25, 2015 | Categories: Health
Chef, author, philanthropist and television personality Sam Talbot is based in Brooklyn, N.Y. Diagnosed at a young age with type 1 diabetes, Sam lives every hour with a deep understanding of the impact of food on life and life on food. This unique perspective has been the driving force behind his projects and has put him at the forefront of the Sustainable Living movement, seeking to break down walls between the way we eat and the way we live. Talbot is the founding executive chef of The Surf Lodge in Montauk, N.Y., and during his time there it became a nationally acclaimed culinary destination. He went on to work with Morgans Hotel Group, opening Imperial No. Nine, a chic sustainable seafood restaurant at the Mondrian SoHo, all while championing his philanthropic causes and publishing his first book, The Sweet Life: Diabetes without Boundaries. He was a semifinalist on season two of Bravo’s Top Chef, where he was voted “fan favorite” and subsequently named one of People magazine’s “Sexiest Men Alive” in 2012.In 2015, Sam launched several exciting ventures that are close to his heart. From a new restaurant in Camden, Maine (Pig + Poet), to his new foundation BEYOND TYPE 1, a nonprofit organization focusing on inspiring the diabetes community, Sam looks forward to expanding his portfolio and exploring new territory while remaining true to his culinary roots.
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