Professional chef recognized best as a jury member on Spain's MasterChef and MasterChef Junior. She also hosted her own Cooking Channel series El Toque de Samantha.
She first began cooking during the mid 1990s.
She has authored her own cooking blog, Samyworld, and several cookbooks including La Cocina de Samantha and Formula Samantha.
A mother of four, she has one daughter and three sons. Her children's names are Cloe, Pedro, Roscón, and Diego.
She served as a judge on MasterChef Spain alongside Jordi Cruz.