VANCOUVER — Online culinary school, Rouxbe has announced the hiring of chef Scott Samuel as its new director of Culinary Enterprise.
Samuel brings nearly 30 years of culinary experience and most recently served as the director of Culinary Innovation for Zipongo.
“I’ve long admired Rouxbe and what they’ve been able to achieve — providing unparalleled access to culinary training in a way that is accessible to anyone, anywhere,” says Samuel. “I am looking forward to working with the incredible team they have created and to dive in and create even more opportunities for professional and home chefs to further their abilities in the kitchen.”
Before working at Zipongo, Samuel worked with the Culinary Institute of America as executive chef of the college’s Strategic Initiatives Group and an instructor in its Culinary Arts degree program.
“We are thrilled that chef Scott has joined our team here at Rouxbe,” says Ken Rubin, Chief Culinary Officer, Rouxbe. “His leadership in the industry, experience in the digital space and focus on innovation will help guide our strategy as we expand and enhance what is so beloved from Rouxbe today: providing lessons in foundational culinary techniques, from anywhere, at any time.”