Marcus Samuelsson

Chef Marcus Samuelsson is an internationally acclaimed chef. During his tenure as executive chef at Aquavit, he received an impressive three-star rating from The New York Times, the youngest person ever to receive such an accolade.

In addition to being a successful cookbook author, Marcus has been featured on a Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Martha Stewart Show, and elsewhere. He was the winner on Bravo’s Top Chef Masters Season Two.

His restaurant, Red Rooster Harlem celebrates the roots of American cuisine in one of New York City’s liveliest and culturally rich neighborhoods. He is a co-founder of

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