Born and raised in Spokane, Washington, renowned chef Sam Cover has gone on to make a real name for himself in the Pacific Northwest's thriving restaurant and luxury catering scene. Working in kitchens across Spokane County and elsewhere in America, from Los Angeles to New York City, Cover has managed teams in some of the nation's most highly regarded restaurants and hotels.

Growing up in Spokane County, much of what Cover creates has roots firmly in the classic food and drink of the Pacific Northwest corner of the United States. The chef is known, in particular, for his fresh fish and seafood dishes.

An advocate for the growing farm-to-table movement, Sam Cover relishes in gastronomy and embracing the latest culinary trends. Recent trends embraced by Cover have included sourcing only hyper-local ingredients, utilizing alternative proteins and marine vegetables, and experimenting with experiential dining. Cover is also a keen fan of artisan-produced wines, spirits, and beers.

With a passion for what he calls 'upscale comfort' in dining, the chef is further known for perfectly combining elegant plating and local produce to create a professionally executed taste of home.

To date, Sam Cover has enjoyed more than two decades of fast-paced life as a chef, winning multiple awards for his food in the process, and shows no sign of slowing down as he prepares to open a brand new restaurant in spring 2020.
  • Spokane, WA
  • JoinedOctober 2, 2019



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