He is a chef, author, and television personality. He is currently a host of AOL’s GMC “Trade Secrets” online show.
He was diagnosed with diabetes at age 12. Where there are celebs with diabetes that do little or ‘the bare minimum’ he is a 180 degree opposite helping diabetes causes and speaking about his diabetes at every possible opportunity.
He is the former founding Executive Chef of the Surf Lodge in Montauk, NY and Imperial No. Nine a sustainable seafood restaurant located in the Mondrian Soho Hotel in New York City. During his tenure, Imperial No. Nine received two stars from New York Magazine, a 25 rating in Zagat and was a Michelin Guide-recommended destination. He is also the author of “The Sweet Life: Diabetes without Boundaries,” which was published last fall by Rodale Books.
He is at the forefront of the ‘integrative kitchen’ movement, which seeks to break down the walls between the way we eat and the way we live.
He is Sam Talbot and he is Diabetesdad’s T.G.I.F. Take a bow Sam and thanks for everything.