Harlem’s superstar chef Marcus Samuelsson with his new book “Yes, Chef” was featured on CNN this morning in an excellent interview focusing on his extraordinary life and his love of Harlem.
At the end of the clip, he eloquently distills the essence of modern Harlem.
Click on the link below to watch.
Chef Marcus Samuelsson on CNN
“It’s an American tale that we’re telling, and America today is a diverse nation.”
– Marcus Samuelsson
*Marcus currently lives in Harlem and owns the hot spot “Red Rooster” and “Ginny’s Supper Club” on Lenox Avenue. He is very involved with the community here in Harlem. Which you can read about in his new book YES, CHEF A Memoir.
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The world famous chef and Harlem resident Marcus Samuelsson will host a Harlem Community Day on Monday, June 25th in support of his forthcoming memoir, Yes, Chef. In association with Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, the neighborhood-focused day will be held from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Marcus Garvey Park at the Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (123rd Street and Mount Morris Park West) and is free to attend.
Marcus Samuelsson who travels the globe regularly is constantly involved with an activity or new event here in Harlem. His critically acclaimed Red Rooster and newest success Ginny’s Supper Club (in which we recently raved about last weeks Jimmy Scott appearance) continue to enrich our community. We never expect to run into Marcus himself at these events yet it seems miraculously he is always there with a smile to greet you! This is why it does not surprise us that he has chosen Harlem to celebrate with him a day before his national release of his well anticipated Memoir.
YES, CHEF, which will be published on June 26th, describes Marcus’ love for Harlem and his gratitude towards this supportive community. In recognition of this Marcus has chosen to launch Yes, Chef at Marcus Garvey Park a day before the book’s national release. He will introduce the book with a fun-filled roster of activities and offerings that celebrate the residents, organizers and businesses of the neighborhood.
For a full list of events please visit Harlem Community Day.