Samantha Lande is a freelance writer and content creator. Samantha most often covers restaurants, food trends and family. She also creates content for internationally known brands and small businesses. Regardless of the topic, she enjoys telling stories through her articles, whether it be a chef who opened his first restaurant or a mom who started an entire business from an a-ha moment.


Photo by Rachel Friedman Photography

My Work Has Been Featured In

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Featured Work

Chicago Splash: Superior Donuts Jermaine Fowler

January 3, 2018 feature, Lifestyle
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Jermaine Fowler

I have been writing for Splash on and off for most of my freelance career so I

Marriott Traveler: Chef Jason Dady on Feeding San Antonio

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jason dady

I love doing these chef profiles for Marriott. It’s so fun to dig in with chefs on

The Muse: So You Want To Craft Video Like a Producer

January 3, 2018 content marketing, Entrepreneurs
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It was really fun to chat with British animator and producer Dina Makanji on her work and

TBD: A City In Bloom

January 3, 2018 feature, Non-Profit, Travel
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This was a fun one for me. I love being able to write for this magazine that

Food Network: 50 States, 50 Soups

January 3, 2018 feature, Food, Restaurants
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I detail the best soups across the country for this Food Network article.

FCSI: Sustaining a Workforce

May 15, 2017 feature
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Companies are offering unique food options to employees.