At Treehouse Coworking, we take pride in our diverse community of talented individuals, and today we shine the spotlight on one of our esteemed members, Scott Samuel. With an impressive culinary journey spanning more than 25 years, Scott has not only excelled as a chef but has devoted himself to teaching, inspiring and using food as a means to promote wellness.
Chef Scott's culinary adventure began at the young age of 18 when he embarked on a transformative journey training in renowned French restaurants. The experience ignited a fire within him, fostering a deep love for the art of cooking and the magic it can create on a plate.
By the age of 25, Chef Scot's talent and dedication led him to his first chef position. With unwavering determination, he fearlessly embraced the challenges of the culinary world, crafting innovative and delicious dishes that tantalized the taste buds of diners.
Chef Scott's commitment to honing his skills led him to Washington State University, where he furthered his knowledge of the culinary arts. Equipped with a solid foundation he ventured into the realm of education, joining the prestigious Culinary Institute of America in Napa Valley as the Executive Chef of the Strategic Initiative Group focused on promoting sustainability, world cuisines, and health and wellness For 7 years, Chef Scott inspired aspiring chefs, instilling in them the philosophy that food is medicine.
Chef Scott's culinary approach goes beyond creating visually appealing and flavorful dishes. He firmly believes that food has the power to nourish not only the body but also the soul. With every creation, he strives to make people feel good, both physically and emotionally.
Driven by a desire to educate and inspire, Scott started working with the local non-profit Pacific American Foundation. Through this organization, he aims to empower youth by teaching the about the rich connection between food and culture with his after school culinary class at Kailua High School. Chef Scott's passion extends beyond borders as he travels the world, sharing his culinary expertise on a global scale.
Chef Scott Samuel's journey has only just begun. His wealth of expertise coupled with his unwavering dedication to education and promoting the power of food, make him an exceptional member of Treehouse Coworking. We are privileged to have him as part of our community, and we eagerly anticipate the continued impact he will make in nourishing both body and soul through his work. 🌴
Chef Scott Samuels