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Join Marcus in New Orleans with John Besh and Leah Chase

By MarcusSamuelsson.com | July 11, 2012

Yes Chef Collage

Get your tickets for a very special evening of Southern dining with a culinary trifecta of Leah Chase, John Besh and of course, Marcus. Besh and Marcus will dish up dinner, each alternating courses with their own spin and flair on their chosen cuisine. $200 gets you an all-inclusive four courses with beverage pairings and a signed copy of Yes, Chef.

Don’t miss out on this intimate dinner honoring Chef Chase, an incredibly influential and revered figure in the African American community. Her restaurant, Dooky Chase, was home to many Civil Rights gatherings and has culminated in a substantial following by heads of state and countless artists and musicians. It’s a night not to be missed!

Click to purchase tickets online.

Menu
First course, Samuelsson: Gravlax on pumpernickle with tomato cream cheese, dill shaved fennel purple mustard
Second course, Besh: Louisiana Popcorn Rice, Stewed Okra, Heirloom Tomatoes and Gulf Shrimp
Third course, Samuelsson: Berbere roasted chicken, rainbow swiss chard, asparagus and peanut slaw
Dessert, Besh: Chocolate “chess pie” Valrhona feuilletine and peppermint ice cream

Tom Douglas Guest Chef Event with Marcus Samuelsson

By Marcus Samuelsson.com | June 29, 2012

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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: www.tomdouglas.com

Photo courtesy of M.V. Jantzen

Book Passage Book Signing at The Ferry Building

By Marcus Samuelsson.com | 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
For more info, check the website: bookpassage.com

Jardinière Guest Chef Lunch with Marcus Samuelsson

By Marcus Samuelsson.com | June 29, 2012

Jardiniere

Jardiniere

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

For more info, check the website: http://www.jardiniere.com/index.php

Photo courtesy of Vagablond

Camino Guest Chef Dinner with Marcus Samuelsson

By Marcus Samuelsson.com | June 29, 2012

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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

For more info, check the website: http://www.caminorestaurant.com/

Live Talks Los Angeles with Marcus Samuelsson interviewed by David Burtka

By Marcus Samuelsson.com | 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

For more info, check the website: http://livetalksla.org

Whole Foods Fairfax Book Signing with Marcus Samuelsson

By Marcus Samuelsson.com | 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

Son of a Gun Guest Chef Dinner with Marcus Samuelsson (SOLD OUT)

By MarcusSamuelsson.com | June 29, 2012

Son of a Gun

Son of a Gun

Dine with Marcus and the eccentric duo behind Son of a Gun, a creatively delicious seafood restaurant in West LA. The exact time has yet to be announced but you can be sure it will be an unforgettable culinary experience you won’t want to miss.

Time: Evening

Address: 8370 W. 3rd Street Los Angeles, CA 90048
Time: First seating, 6PM
For more info, check the website: www.sonofagunrestaurant.com

Photo courtesy of Muy Yum

Sole East Guest Chef Dinner with Marcus Samuelsson

By Marcus Samuelsson.com | June 29, 2012

Sole East

Sole East

Join Marcus at an elegant Prix Fixe dinner at Sole East tomorrow evening in Montauk to celebrate the Yes Chef’s launch. Tickets and reservations are $125 per person plus gratuity and include a free signed copy of the book.

Time: 6:30 pm & 9:00 pm
Address: 90 Second House Road, Montauk, NY

For more info, check the website: www.soleeast.com

Photo courtesy of Scott Beale

UCLA Talk with Sanford Biggers and Marcus Samuelsson

By MarcusSamuelsson.com | June 29, 2012

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Marcus Samuelsson and Sanford Biggers

Renowned Columbia University professor, artist and filmmaker Sanford Biggers returns to his hometown of Los Angeles to join Marcus in a free talk at the Hammer Museum. Come hear these two artistic visionaries as they discuss their approaches to getting inspired and creative in making everything from food to sculptures.

Time: 3pm – 5pm
Address: Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles 90016, Insider Billy Wilder Theatre

For more info, check the website: http://happenings.ucla.edu/

 

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