Taste of Fame is now a LIVE VIRTUAL EVENT, OCTOBER 16 with Chef Marcus Samuelsson

Enjoy a LIVE VIRTUAL evening of cooking and conversation. We’re keeping the culinary magic alive as we bring Marcus to your home kitchen from New York City. We’ll take care of the menu, ingredients, and technology to make this a special and unforgettable evening–all in the comfort and safety of homes across the country.

The virtual culinary journey includes a 30-minute Q&A with Chef Marcus where he’ll create his favorite cocktail recipe and answer questions from guests, a Tastings NYC ingredient box delivered to your home, a live online cooking lesson, two-week access to the recorded cooking lesson, a private Zoom Room to eat with friends, and an online silent auction. The Premium Ticket features the same benefits plus an autographed copy of the “The Red Rooster Cookbook.”

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Marcus Samuelsson Bio
Award-Winning Chef, Restaurateur, Author, and Co-Owner of Red Rooster Harlem

Marcus Samuelsson is the acclaimed chef behind many restaurants worldwide including Red Rooster Harlem, MARCUS Montreal, and Marcus B&P in Newark, NJ. Samuelsson was the youngest person to ever receive a three-star review from The New York Times and has won multiple James Beard Foundation Awards including Best Chef: New York City. He was tasked with planning and executing the Obama Administration’s first State dinner honoring Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Samuelsson was also crowned champion of television shows Top Chef Masters and Chopped All Stars, and was the winning mentor on ABC’s The Taste. Samuelsson received the James Beard Foundation Award for Outstanding Personality for his TV series titled No Passport Required with VOX/Eater and he is an executive producer of Viceland’s show HUSTLE.

He currently serves as Executive Chef-in-Residence of Buzzfeed Tasty’s talent program. His exciting new audio project with Audible, titled Our Harlem is out now. A committed philanthropist, Samuelsson is co-chair of Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) which focuses on underserved youth. Samuelsson also co-produces the annual week-long festival Harlem EatUp!, which celebrated the food, art, and culture of Harlem for the fifth year this past May. He is the recipient of the 2019 Vilcek Foundation Prize in Culinary Arts, awarded to immigrants who have made lasting contributions to American Society. He is the author of multiple books including The New York Times bestselling memoir Yes, Chef and his latest book– The Red Rooster Cookbook: The Story of Food and Hustle in Harlem. Recent restaurant openings include: Red Rooster Shoreditch in East London, Norda Oslo in Norway, and MARCUS in Montreal. His newest restaurant, Red Rooster Overtown, will open this March in Miami. Marcus is also the founder of the Marcus Samuelsson Group (MSG), which works to maintain Samuelsson’s culinary and cultural pillars, creating outstanding experiences that celebrate food, music, culture, and art in all its endeavors from high-end restaurants and fast-casual cafes to media and experiential events. Follow him on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter at @MarcusCooks.

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