About

SALLY SAMPSON

Sally Sampson is the Founder and President of ChopChop Family, the non-profit publisher of ChopChop: The Fun Cooking Magazine for Families. ChopChop, named 2013 Publication of the Year by the James Beard Foundation, is endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics. ChopChop Family’s mission is to inspire and teach kids to cook and eat real food with their families. ChopChop Family believes that cooking and eating together as a family is a vital step in resolving the obesity and hunger epidemics. Ms. Sampson is the author and coauthor of 23 cookbooks, including ChopChop: The Kids Guide to Cooking Real Food with Your Family, The Olives Table (with Chef Todd English), The Fifty Dollar Dinner Party and Souped Up!

She is a contributor to the New York Times’ Motherlode Blog with her Picky Eater Project. She has contributed to Bon Appetit, Food and Wine, The Boston Globe and Cooks Illustrated, among others and previously owned From the Night Kitchen, a café in Brookline Village, Massachusetts.

 Awards
2013 Publication of the Year, James Beard Foundation2014 IACP Finalist
2014 Parents Choice Award (Gold)
2013 Parents Choice Award (Gold)
“Best Practice in Childhood Obesity Prevention,” National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)

Print
“Kitchen Little,” Mark Bittman, New York Times
“From Kitchen to Table, Gifts that Tempt,” New York Times
“A Kids’ Magazine Takes on Obesity,” Columbia Journalism Review
“ChopChop Magazine Aims to Make Healthy Eating Fun – and Easy- For Families,” Associated Press
“Sally Sampson Makes Cooking Fun to Fight Childhood Obesity,” Christian Science Monitor
“ChopChop’s Sally Sampson on Cooking Up Fun with Kids,” Parade
“Giving a Food Another Chance, At Any Age,” Parade Magazine
“Awesome Magazine for Kids,” Scholastic
“Edible Reads – The Winter List”, Edible Boston

Broadcast
“Tips to Take Back the Dinner Table From Picky Eaters,” NPR’s All Things Considered
“Keep Your Kids in The Kitchen Next Time You Cook,” FOX News
“To Get Kids in the Kitchen, Get them to Cook,” NPR’s Here and Now
“ChopChop: How To Cook with Kids,” WBUR’s Radio Boston

Web
The Picky Eater Project: 7-Part Series, New York Times: Motherlode Blog
“Cooking Fun, Cooking Healthy with ChopChop Magazine and Cookbook”, Huffington Post
“What’s for Dinner? Kid-Made Salad Dressing”, Daily Candy
“5 Questions: Sally Sampson”, andrewzimmern.com