2012 The Root 100
 

Celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson released his memoir, Yes, Chef, this summer.

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  • Influence: 148.9
  • Reach: 12.4
  • Substance: 6.5
  • Media Mentions: 652
  • Internet Mentions: 63100
  • Twitter Followers: 63082
  • Marcus Samuelsson

  • "Top Chef" master and restaurateur who released his memoir, "Yes, Chef," in 2012.
  • Job: Chef and entrepreneur
  • Sector: Business
  • Twitter: @marcuscooks
  • Location: New York City
  • Age: 42
  • Bio: A star of the culinary world, Ethiopian-born and Sweden-raised celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson this summer released his memoir, Yes, Chef, in which he opens up about his failures -- the price of ambition, in human terms -- and recounts his emotional journey, as a grown man, to meet the father he never knew. In 2010 the Harlem resident combined his knowledge of African, Scandinavian and American cuisines to open his Harlem restaurant, Red Rooster, increasing the neighborhood's reputation as the place to visit for cultural and culinary delights. He is also the owner of C-House restaurant in Chicago and co-owner of Food Republic, a website for men that explores food culture. Like his restaurant on Facebook.
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