Sam Molavi

DC

New American


Specialities

New American

About Sam Molavi

Sam Molavi is the executive chef at Compass Rose in Washington DC, where he creates New American cuisine made unique by an eclectic international influence.  

As a native to the city, Sam’s culinary career sprouted and flourished in some of DC’s top restaurants, beginning as a line cook at Marcel’s and eventually landing the sous chef position in the kitchen at Ripple. Sam has worked his way up the ranks, honing his skills and sharpening his culinary perspective to bring a touch of originality and sophistication to all of his dishes. 


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Sam Molavi's Video Tutorials

How to Make Mint Chutney

Sam Molavi
Easy

This versatile, fresh herb relish can add a boost of brightness to salads, meats, breads, and stews.

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How to Make Tamarind Chutney

Sam Molavi
Easy

This aromatic, sweet and sour condiment adds a burst of flavor to dressings, marinades, cooked meats, and charred vegetables.

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