Sam Kench

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Los Angeles, CA
Full Sail University
Shopping Tips, Food In Pop Culture, Italian Cuisine
  • Sam is the author of the novels "The Fall of Polite" and "South of the Mason-Dixon."
  • He once served as the ghostwriter of a wine-tasting handbook used in sommelier training programs.
  • As an avid poker player, Sam knows which casinos have the best food throughout the United States.


Sam received his first byline at the age of 15 and has been working as a critic, copywriter, and journalist ever since. In addition to editing for Tasting Table, Sam has also written articles and videos for outlets like Looper, StudioBinder, and Asian Movie Pulse. As an independent filmmaker, Sam has written, directed, edited, and produced several award-winning short films. As a former ghostwriter, he wrote for many food and health brands that he cannot name but you may be familiar with.


Sam received a Bachelor of Film Science degree from Full Sail University.
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