Michael Garrett Appointed Red Rooster Harlem Executive Chef

By Mahir Hossein | May 31, 2011

Chef Marcus and Chef Michael. Photo by: Thomas E. Briglia

Red Rooster Harlem

Today, Red Rooster Harlem chef/owner Marcus Samuelsson announces the appointment of Michael Garrett as executive chef.  Garrett, a member of Marcus’ culinary team for the past eight years, including tenure as corporate chef of Marcus Samuelsson Group, and a key member of the Red Rooster Harlem opening staff, succeeds executive chef Andrea Bergquist.

“We are pleased to promote Michael Garrett to Red Rooster Harlem’s executive chef,” says Samuelsson.  “Michael’s been an integral part of our culinary team for nearly a decade, and his experience and passion make him an ideal candidate to lead our kitchen. On behalf of the entire Red Rooster Harlem team, I want to thank Andrea Bergquist for her immense contribution to the restaurant’s opening. We wish Andrea the best with her future endeavors.”

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