Sameer Sarmast is the Host and Executive Producer of “Sameer’s Eats”, the popular Halal restaurant review show on YouTube. In 2013, Sameer and his team launched “The Halal Food Tour” in 5 U.S. cities across the country. The tour was a series of Halal Food Festivals highlighting local Halal restaurants while Sameer and Yvonne Maffei of “My Halal Kitchen” entertained the attendees by hosting cooking demos and “Iron Chef” style cooking challenges.
Sameer has been recognized for his efforts in promoting Halal cuisine through several media outlets and publications such as NorthJersey News, Wall Street Journal, Eater, Fusion, Al-Jazeera and the U.S. State Department. Sameer is very passionate about Halal Food as he frequently shares his zeal with chefs and personalities from the Food Network. Although Sameer has had cameos on a Food TV shows such as “Bizarre Foods” and “Restaurant Redemption”, he hopes to see a segment highlighting Halal cuiine on the Food Network one day!
Sameer graduated from Rutgers University’s Business School with a B.S. Degree in Finance and an M.S. Degree in Organizational Leadership from Northeastern University. Sameer currently resides and works full time in New Jersey as a Financial Planner. When he isn’t working, he loves to travel, eat, swim and spend time with family and friends.