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Chef & Owner of Red Rooster Harlem, Mentor on ABC's The Taste, Art Enthusiast, Football Lover, Author of Upcoming Cookbook "Marcus Off Duty" out October 21
Marcus Samuelsson is the acclaimed chef behind Red Rooster Harlem, Ginny’s Supper Club and American Table Cafe and Bar by Marcus Samuelsson; a committed philanthropist; and The New York Times-bestselling author of Yes, Chef. The youngest person to ever receive a three-star review from The New York Times, Samuelsson has won multiple James Beard Foundation Awards including Best Chef: New York City, and was tasked with planning and executing the Obama Administration’s first State dinner. Samuelsson was also crowned champion of television shows Top Chef Masters and Chopped, winning $115,000 for UNICEF and $50,000 for the Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP), respectively. He serves as a mentor on ABC’s The Taste and stars in FYI’s The Feed, which premiers in August of 2014. Most recently, Samuelsson partnered with Mayor De Blasio, former President Bill Clinton, and Tren’ness Wood-Black to announce Harlem EatUp!, a food and culture festival coming to Harlem, New York in May 2015.