Samuel Albert proved that he was one the best chef in his country winning Top Chef France season 10. But his skill knows no limit. No wonder, he participated again in Top Chef but this time competing with the show’s winners from all around the world!
This Samuel Albert Bio explores his life.
Samuel Albert On Top Chef
Samuel Albert is Top Chef France season 10 winner. He won the show after doing three-quarters of the competition with chef Michel Sarran and later joining Phillipe Etchebest’s Brigade. “This competition was for me an extraordinary experience where I was able to express myself and introduce my cuisine to as many people as possible,” he said.
In total, he performed around forty tests with the greatest chefs in France, like Alain Ducasse, Pierre Gagnaire, and Anne Sophie Pic, to name a few. “I would like to thank them warmly for all their benevolent advice and encouragement,” he added.
Four years after his win, Samuel then returned to the show to compete with other winners from all around the world — 15 other Top Chef finalists or winners from 11 countries in the World All-Stars edition, to be precise. But unlike before, he had to leave his country as the show was filmed in London.
Top Chef season 20 World All-Stars was hosted by Padma Lakshmi and the judges were Tom Colicchio and Gail Simmons who obviously were joined by jurors and chefs from the international Top Chef throughout the season
“I won the final in Paris, I have to win, I have no choice,” Samuel says in the trailer for the show.
Joining Samuel for the season 20th title were also his co-contestants Luciana Berry, Sara Bradley, Dawn Burrell, Ali Ghzawi, Tom Goetter, Nicole Gomes, Victoire Gouloubi, Charbel Hayek, Buddha Lo, Dale McKay, May Phattanant Thongthong, Begoña Rodrigo, Gabriel Rodriguez, Amar Santana, and Sylwia Stachyr.
Also, Buddha Lo, who won Top Chef season 19, came back to defend his title in the All-Stars series. At the time, he was working at a three-star Michelin restaurant owned by Gordon Ramsay.
How Much Is Samuel Albert Net Worth?
Samuel Albert garnered a net worth of under $1 million by 2023.
This brilliant chef started his career younger under the mentorship of Joël Robuchon in Monaco. He then went on to work for two years at Joël Robuchon’s workshop in London to learn English. Thereafter, over the next 10 years, he traveled around the United Kingdom, La Réunion, Switzerland, China, New Zealand, and Japan, to sharpen his culinary skill, and finally, in 2019, he joined Top Chef France season 10 and won.
After his victory, Samuel then left his job as chef at the Belgian Embassy in Japan to open the restaurant Les Petits Prés in his native lands. In case you planning to visit his restaurant, the menu starts from 4 € and goes as high as 54€.
To list all of his adventures, Samuel has worked at Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo (Feb 2010 to Sept 2010), L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon London (Jun 2011 – Nov 2013), Cordée Des Alpe (Dec 2013 – Jun 2014), Vue de monde (Jul 2014 – Jun 2015), Light & Salt Group (Jun 2015 – November 2017), and Embassy of Belgium in Tokyo (Sep 2016 – Sep 2019).
As for his education, Samuel attended the Sadi Carnot-Jean Bertin Hotel School in Saumur from 2004 to 2006. Then he did his BTS in Hotel Management at Saumur Catering School from 2008 to 2010.
Samuel Albert Age
Samuel Albert was 34 years of age when he appeared on Top Chef season 20 in 2023.
However, he was a year younger when he filmed the show.
Samuel Albert Wife
Samuel Albert married his wife Mònica G.Albert on September 10, 2021. Their wedding was organized by Jubany Events and held at The Convent of Blanes in Costa Brava, Spain. Later, the duo vacationed at The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort in Maldives for their honeymoon.
As for their dating timeline, Samuel and Mònica officially started their relationship in early 2017. In November 2020, Samuel then popped the question to the love of his life at Hôtel Royal – Evian Resort in France before finally getting married in September 2021.
On May 10, 2022, they were then blessed with a beautiful baby girl named Martina.
Now, talking about Mònica, she’s a Spanish lady who’s lived in Barcelona, Shanghai, Tokyo, and San Francisco. She has an MBA from Hult International Business School. Her birthday is on December 1.
On her birthday in 2019, Samuel featured on his IG to write, “Happy birthday my princess. Anywhere in the world is the best place to be if we are together. I love you.”
Find Mònica on IG @monicagdlt.
Did you know: Samuel stayed away from the internet on his wedding day to live the moments fully.
Is Samuel Albert On Instagram?
Find him on Instagram @samuelalbert_chef.
Samuel Albert Height
Samuel Albert stands tall at a height of under 5 feet 11 inches (180 cm).
Where Does Samuel Albert Reside?
Samuel resided in Angers, France in 2023.
But he is originally from Soucelles, France.
When Is Samuel Albert Birthday?
Samuel receives his birthday wishes on September 20 and is of the Virgo zodiac.
On his 34th birthday, his wife took to her IG to write, “Happy birthday to you, my man, my husband, my world and best dad ♥️ for many more to come and celebrate together!”