Marcus Samuelsson who’s a chef along with restaurateur was created on 25th January 1970. As a kid, he was named as Kassahun ‘Joar’ Tsegie’. Marcus is the son of Tsegie who’s a priest of Ethiopian Orthodox Church. Marcus’s mom died when he was at the age of three due to the tuberculosis outbreak. He also has one older sister named Fantaye. Following the passing of her mom, he along with his sister were adopted by Lennart Samuelsson who’s a geologist and wife Ann Marie who’s a homemaker.
Marcus became interested in the cooking through his maternal grandmother who lived in Sweden. He attended Culinary Institute settled in the Goteborg. He subsequently started in the Switzerland and Austria. He moved to America in the year 1991 as the beginner in the Restaurant Aquavit. Quite shortly from then on, he became youngest one who ever got the three star restaurant review in the New York Times.
Prior to that, Marcus in addition has released his cook books. The publications are named as New American Table, The Spirit of New Cuisine and Marcus Off Duty. Along with that, he also released a publication in the year 2012 that will be titled as Yes, Chef that’s the memoir about the best way to get to be the chef. It obtained the favorable reviews. Besides that, he’s also founded the web site FoodRepublic.com and he also handled the diverse American origins cuisine in Harlem called Red Rooster in 2010. It was subsequently followed by Ginny’s Supper Club that’s also located in Harlem. He also started the American Table Cafe and Pub in Lincoln Center as well as other several which are around the planet.
To discuss his private life, Marcus has got married. He’s married to his wife Gate Haile who’s a model. Now, he’s residing in Harlem, Ny, near site of his eatery named Red Rooster in addition to his own wife.
Besides that, Marcus is now in the age of 44 and he’s won James Beard Foundation Award for her writing and literature associated with the food in the year 2003. Also, Marcus also had the honour of cooking first state dinner for the President Barack Obama. He’s in addition the adviser of The Institute of Culinary Education in the New York City. Marcus has been featured on the television including The Dylan Ratigan Show. He’s also appeared as a judge in shows like Iron Chef America, Top Chef, Chopped and he’s also appeared often on “Today”.