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Chef Sammy Hillen

Personal Chef In Reading

Chef Sammy Hillen

Get to know me better

A young chef that is very passionate for his craft.

It all began when I was around 10 years old cooking the family meal and experimenting around with spices, herbs and seasoning.

My passion and love for cooking started from when I decided to take up a professional cookery course at Basingstoke college at the age of 17 years old, I studied for a year where I learnt the basics of french cuisine.

Then I decided to adventure out into the industry to experience it as a whole and learn on the job, For more than 7 years I have continued to develop and learn new skills/techniques to my craft.

I have been fortunate enough to cook inside Berkshires best restaurants with the industry’s most respected chefs, I have worked in 2AA gastro pubs and Michelin starred restaurants where I gained the fine dining experience and perfecting my craft and always striving to do better and improve.

I have been a Masterchef the professionals 2020 contestant, I cooked for Britain’s most acclaimed best critics and creating my own menus to be served and be judged, I finished at the final (16) out of 32 chefs across the entire country as a quarter finalist.

My services

As a Private Chef, I can offer you:

Personal Chef

Simply tell me what you're craving! I would love to create the perfect menu for your special occasion in Reading.


I can do weddings, birthdays and corporate events in Reading. You name it!

Book your experience with Chef Sammy

Specify the details of your requests and the chef will send you a custom menu just for you.