Marcus Samuelsson

Marcus Samuelsson

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Marcus Samuelsson at the James Beard Foundation's Chefs & Champagne fundraiser in Sagaponack, New York. The Ethiopia-born and Sweden-reared Samuelsson published his memoir, "Yes, Chef,'' this week. The memoir chronicles his journey from Africa as an adopted child to restaurateur and owner of the Red Rooster in Harlem.