Sam Kang (Top Chef Houston) Bio, Age, Parents, Height, Girlfriend, Education, Career, Net worth

Sam Kang Biography

Sam Kang is a chef and the CEO of Chef Made by Chef Sam. He is popular for competing in season 19 of Bravo Tv’s reality series, Top Chef (Top Chef: Houston). He teaches and educates kids about food. Moreover, Kang worked as a Chef De Cuisine at Momofuku in New York.

Sam Kang Age | Birthday

Chef Kang has not publicly disclosed his age or date of birth. He however seems to be in his 20s. We will update chef Kang’s age details as soon as they are available to us.

Sam Kang Parents

Kang has not made publicly available any details about his parents/family. Details about his parents are under review.  Chef  Kang is originally from Gardena, California. He resides in Brooklyn, New York, United States.

Sam Kang
Sam Kang

Sam Kang Height

Chef Kang’s height measurement is under review. The chef has not revealed his height publicly.

Sam Kang Girlfriend

Chef Kang’s girlfriend information is under review. He has not made public his dating status, whether he is dating or single.

Sam Kang Education

Kang attended The Culinary Institute of America where he learned culinary art and did chef training.

Sam Kang Career

Chef Kang started his cooking career in 2010 working as a line cook at Momofuku located in Greater New York City. He worked at Momofuku for two years before working as a line chef at Eleven Madison Park (2012- 2014). Additionally, Kang went back to work at Momofuku as a Sous Chef in 2016. He worked in that position until June 2019 when he began working in Momofuku as a Chef De Cuisine, a position he held until March 2020.

From February 2020, Kang has been serving as the CEO of  Chef Made by Chef Sam Kang. Moreover, Chef Kang is a contestant in Top Chef season 19 which was shot in Houston.

Sam Kang Top Chef: Houston

Kang was one of the cast members of Bravo TV’s Top Chef season 19. Season 19 of Top Chef comes to Houston where 15 “chefs will put their expert take on iconic regional dishes, while also being immersed in the ethnic diversity that has come to define Houston’s culinary identity. Top Chef: Houston premiered on March 3, 2022, on Bravo.

Chef Kang was eliminated in episode 3 of Top Chef Houston. The chefs were challenged “to create street food dishes inspired by Asian flavors to be served for 100 guests at an Asian night market. The contestants were randomly assigned cuisines for inspiration, which included Vietnamese, Indian, Chinese, Filipino, and Japanese. Despite sharing cuisines, the chefs competed individually. The winner received US$10,000. The guest judges were Top Chef: Miami winner Hung Huynh and chef Kiran Verma. Kang created “Samaloo” – Potato Curry with Pomegranate Chutney. The winner of the Top Chef Houston episode 3 challenge was Jae Kung who prepared Stir Fried Udon with Chinese Sausage, Korean Melon & Ramen Topping.

Top Chef: Houston Contestants

Other Contestants of season 19 of Top Chef are:

  • Ashley Shanti
  • Jo Chan
  • Monique Feybesse
  • Leia Gaccione
  • Evelyn Garcia
  • Robert Hernandez
  • Jae Kung
  • Jackson Kalb
  • Luke Kolpin
  • Buddha Lo
  • Stephanie Miller
  • Ashleigh Shanti
  • Nick Wallace
  • Sarah Welch

Sam Kang Net worth

Chef Kang has an estimated net worth of $ 1 million. He teaches and educates kids about food. He is the CEO of Chef Made by Chef Kang. Kang contested in season 19 of Top Chef.


Chef Sam is active on Instagram. His Instagram handle is @chefsamkang with over 3600 followers as of March 2022.