Sam “The Cooking Guy” Zien

Welcome Sam:

We’re joined on the Starline by a man who became a chef after struggling for 20 years to figure out what he wanted to be when he grew up. His latest book is “Between the Buns” we welcome Sam the Cooking Guy, Sam Zien.

Sam, let’s go Beyond the Mic. How do you go from biotech to travel to burgers?

Your goal is to not make anything complicated, but something that we all can make. Why was helping people see food the way you enjoy it the way you cook it entertaining?

Which recipe in “Between the Buns” should be the 1st one people tackle?

The Rockin’ 8:

It’s time for the Rockin’ 8, 8 random questions; answer with the first thing that comes to your mind. There is no Pressure.

1. Rate these proteins from you like the most to least liked: Beef, Fish, Pork, Seafood.

2. Would you raise chickens for the fresh eggs?

3. Which one Haley, Louis or Summer is your favorite?

4. How many scars do you have?

5. Favorite Iron Chef?

6. Favorite dessert?

7. First cookbook you ever read?

8. If you had to choose your favorite of restaurants in San Diego that you don’t own, which one is it?

How has your wife Kelly and family helped you on this path to gastronomical success?

One Big Question:

How has your family embraced the life you’ve created and the fans you’ve discovered? Millions of fans and subscribers. It’s part of their life now.

The Wrap:

Sam Zien’s favorite Iron Chef is Morimoto, wants you to cook Carne Asada and has 3 scars. His latest book is “Between the Buns: Burgers, Sandwiches, Tacos, Hot Dogs & More”. Thanks for taking the time to talk with us today.

And that my friends is a Beyond the Mic Short Cut.

Check out Sam Zien on his website here.

Check out Sam on his YouTube channel here.

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