Sam Kass is a Senior Food Analyst for NBC News and formerly Executive Director of Let’s Move! and Senior Policy Advisor for Nutrition Policy at the White House. Sam led the First Lady’s work to help America raise a healthier generation of kids and advised on food and nutrition issues beyond Let’s Move! In 2009, Sam joined the White House Kitchen staff under Executive Chef Cris Comerford’s leadership as Assistant Chef and, in 2010, became Food Initiative Coordinator. Sam graduated from the University of Chicago and received his international culinary education in Austria, Italy, New Zealand, Mexico, and the United States.