Marcus Samuelsson

Chef & Owner, Marcus Samuelsson Group

Marcus Samuelsson is the acclaimed chef behind Red Rooster Harlem, Ginny’s Supper Club, Streetbird Rotisserie, Marcus at the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club in Bermuda and Norda Bar & Grill in Gothenburg, Sweden. In December, 2016, he will open MARCUS at MGM National Harbor, his first restaurant in the DC area. A committed philanthropist and 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 All Stars.  Samuelsson co-produces Harlem EatUp!, an annual food and culture festival. He is the author of The New York Times bestselling memoir Yes, Chef, Marcus Off Duty: The Recipes I Cook at Home and the newly published Red Rooster Cookbook: The Story of Food & Hustle in Harlem (October 2016).