Joel Gamoran

Joel Gamoran

Sustainable Chef, Author & Founder of Homemade

Chef Joel Gamoran, best known as the host for A&E’s hit series “Scraps,” (which you can find on Hulu) has become one of the nation’s most well-known sustainability storytellers.  

Joel is a graduate of both the Culinary Institute of America and the Culinary Institute of Florence. He spent over ten years as a National Chef for Sur La Table. In 2018 Joel put his passion on paper with the release of his book “Cooking Scrappy” (Harper Collins), inspiring home cooks to turn scraps into delicious meals. Joel also makes monthly appearances on NBC’s Today Show, sharing his recipes and sustainability tips to a worldwide viewership.            

Joel is also Founder and Head Chef at Homemade, where they offer personalized virtual cooking experiences. Homemade believes everyone should be able to attend a free cooking class. You can check them out at

Joel and his wife Angiolina live in Seattle, WA with their son Jonah. When they’re not in the kitchen together, they enjoy the beautiful outdoors, taking in the stunning sights of Seattle.