Meet Chef Samuel Rubio Ortega, better known as Chef Sam – a culinary maestro with a zest for life and a taste for adventure! Hailing from the vibrant city of Seville, Chef Samuel embarked on a flavorful journey that has taken him across the globe.
This culinary virtuoso honed his skills at the prestigious Escuela Superior de Hostelería before setting off on a whirlwind culinary escapade. Seville became his playground, where he dazzled taste buds at the Patisserie Flor de la Pasión and wowed diners at the hip ConTenedor restaurant. He even left his mark at the luxurious Hotel Alfonso XIII and the beloved local gem, Casa Robles.
But Chef Samuel’s passion knew no boundaries! He spread his culinary wings and ventured overseas. In Bristol, England, he brought his gastronomic wizardry to the Avon Gorge Hotel, leaving Brits craving his delightful creations. And that’s not all—this globetrotting chef took on thrilling “Chef a Domicilio” gigs in Italy, Switzerland, Portugal, and even the United States. Talk about culinary globetrotting!
Back on Spanish soil, Chef Samuel sprinkled his magic in captivating cities like Barcelona, Marbella, Islantilla, and the sun-kissed paradise of Fuerteventura. Each place served as a canvas for his culinary masterpieces, leaving locals and tourists begging for seconds.
A traveler and lover of international cuisine, Chef Samuel couldn’t resist the allure of India and ventured to Patiala, Punjab, to immerse himself in the aromatic wonders of Indian cuisine. Inspired by the vibrant spices and rich traditions, he brings a touch of India to every menu he crafts, tantalizing taste buds with unforgettable dishes.
Today, Chef Samuel Rubio Ortega has become a culinary maverick, embracing the freedom of being a “Home Chef” and a fearless freelance cook. With his apron as his cape, he fearlessly dives into culinary challenges, creating memorable dining experiences wherever he goes.
But wait, there’s more! Chef Samuel isn’t just a master of the kitchen—he’s also a champion swimmer! Since his early days, he’s been making waves in competitive swimming, even representing his country on the international stage. With his swimming instructor and coach titles, he’s made a splash in nurturing young talent, teaching kids how to conquer the water.
So, buckle up for an unforgettable culinary adventure with Chef Samuel Rubio Ortega—a true culinary superhero who’ll delight your palate and make every meal a delectable escapade!
Catch Chef Sam on your next culinary adventure in Seville.
OUR CULINARY EXPERIENCES
Join us for a 8-day, 9-night culinary holiday taking you from Tbilisi, Georgia to the Georgian countryside and back. This is a food & wine lover’s dream holiday where hospitable local guides will lead you on a cultural and gastronomical journey
7-day, 6-night cooking holiday in Parma, Italy. Join us for pasta making, prosciutto tasting, and Italian wine discovery. A feast for food & wine lovers.
6 days of cooking, baking, touring, and tasting. Hands-on French cooking classes. Explore markets, visit producers, and be immersed in French cuisine. All skill levels are welcome. 7-nights lodging included.
6 days of cooking, tapas, wine, & flamenco in Andalusia. A culinary tour in Seville for food & wine lovers. Explore markets, taste with us & enjoy! All skill levels are welcome. 7-nights lodging included.
Take part in private online cooking classes with friends & family. We’re bringing great cooking experiences straight into your home kitchen through an interactive online cooking class. Cook along with your chef, ask questions, and enjoy!
A FREE virtual French dessert demo where French tea cakes & cookies and more. Yummy, hands-on, and interactive. Join us from your home kitchen!
Meet your chef for lunch or dinner in France in this online FREE French cooking class demo. We’re bringing the taste of France to your home kitchen. Prepare delicious French recipes. Learn French classics with us online.
Are you ready a bit of Olé? We’re taking you to Spain! Say hello to our online Spanish cooking class. A taste of Spanish cuisine beyond tapas. Prepare a delicious Spanish recipes. LIVE, FREE, & fun. Come taste with us!
A great sauce starts with a great stock. Come join us for this unique online Sauce Making class demo where we will help you perfect your sauce-making from stock to finish. With the base of the French mother sauces as your building blocks, the options are countless.
Perfect your French tart baking skills in a FREE online demo. Master French pie & tart doughs selected for their fillings as much as for their tastes. Learn the classic French tart recipes that you’ve seen in French pastry shop windows. Online and from your home kitchen.
5.5 days of pure foodie love. A French culinary tour in Paris filled with food, wine, & cooking? Yes, please! Join our chefs & guides you on a gastronomic journey through French cuisine à la Parisienne, Champagne & wine tasting, & more. Jump in!