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Director’s Discussion Series in D.C.

By | July 20, 2012

Directors discussion

Johnnetta Betsch Cole, renowned public intellectual and director of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African Art will host a discussion with Marcus on July 27th in D.C at the Hirshhorn Museum. Sure to be an invigorating talk, don’t miss this opportunity for a free event open to the public in a historically and culturally significant location where Marcus will also be signing copies of Yes, Chef.  Read More

Tom Douglas Guest Chef Event with Marcus Samuelsson

By Marcus | June 29, 2012



The Palace

Two great chefs come together for a special guest chef event as Marcus will be cooking up an elaborately detailed dinner and demo at the Palace Ballroom. For $90 guests get to eat all the great food and take home an autographed copy of Yes, Chef.

For a happy hour treat, try out this Tom Douglas Basil Kamikaze Cocktail.

Time: 6:00 pm
Address: 2100 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98121
For more info, check the website here:

Photo courtesy of M.V. Jantzen

Book Passage Book Signing at The Ferry Building

By Marcus | June 29, 2012

Book Passage

Book Passage

Overlooking the gorgeous San Francisco bay, the Book Passage sits among the food-lovers and artisan’s shopping paradise of the Ferry Building. After some good eats, meet Marcus here for a special book signing and brief discussion on his memoir.

Time: 6:00 pm
Address: 1 Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Jardinière Guest Chef Lunch with Marcus Samuelsson

By Marcus | June 29, 2012



For a tasty midday treat, come to the incredibly elegant French fusion restaurant, Jardinere, located in the heart of San Francisco. Meet Marcus for lunch at the restaurant where he will play the role of honorary guest chef.

Time: 12:00pm
Address: 300 Grove Street  San Francisco, CA 94102

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Photo courtesy of Vagablond

Camino Guest Chef Dinner with Marcus Samuelsson

By Marcus | June 29, 2012


Camino Restaurant

Marcus will make his way to the West Coast to host a special dinner party at Camino Restaurant in Oakland, CA. This meet and greet will include appetizers, drinks and a 3-course dinner inspired by the heart-warming stories and food from the memoir. Tickets are $85 including wine.

Time: 6:00 pm
Address: 3917 Grand Avenue  Oakland, CA 94610

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Live Talks Los Angeles with Marcus Samuelsson interviewed by David Burtka

By Marcus | June 29, 2012

David Burtka

David Burtka

Versatile actor, E! correspondent and chef David Burtka will sit down with Marcus and discuss his memoir at Live Talks LA. Bound to be an entertaining and unforgettable event, there is a special reception prior to the interview from 6:30-7:30pm for $95. For the event starting at 8:00 pm, tickets are going for $20 and $40 gets you a copy of Yes, Chef.

Time: 8:00 pm
Address: Track 16 at Bergamot Station 2525 Michigan Avenue, Santa Monica, CA

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Whole Foods Fairfax Book Signing with Marcus Samuelsson

By Marcus | June 29, 2012

Whole Foods

Whole Foods

The best of both worlds come together as literature and food collide in a special book signing by Marcus at the Fairfax Whole Foods store. Drop by and pick up your dinner and an autographed copy of Yes Chef.

Time: 11am – 1pm
Address: 6350 West 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90036


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Whether it’s finding the best goat tacos in LA, spotting a well-worn vintage bag in Sweden, or interviewing the “crab man” selling seafood on a corner in Harlem, we tell stories seen from Chef Marcus Samuelsson‘s point of view. strives to create conversations about food, nutrition, culture, art, and design. We want to find Read More


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