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Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth and Benefit C-CAP

By Joanne Bruno | April 11, 2013

CCAP, Marcus Samuelsson
CCAP, Marcus Samuelsson

C-CAP students at the Post&Beam Event in Los Angeles in February.

If you are looking to satisfy your sweet tooth, join us on Sunday, April 21, 2013 (3:00-5:30 p.m.), at The Old Bowery Station when local bakers and food bloggers gather for the first time to present their delicious desserts, all to raise funds to support scholarships and programs for at-risk students in the Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP). Tickets are $39 and can be purchased at http://sweetsensations.bpt.me/. Read More

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Yes, Chef Charity Event at Macy’s

By Christopher Stewart | March 19, 2013

Macy's Cooking Class

Macy’s Herald Square sure is delicious. Marcus Samuelsson recently headed to the De Gustibus cooking school located inside of Macy’s on the 8th floor for an evening of cooking, laughter, and a great cause. Marcus: Yes, Chef: Charity Event  was an evening of demonstration class and tasting, showcasing Marcus’s journey through life and food in Sweden, Ethiopia and the hustle and bustle of New York City. De Gustibus recreational cooking school, founded in 1980, hosts demonstrations by the most superior international chefs and wine experts, and Marcus is no stranger to superior food. Read More

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A Celebration of African Heritage and Health

By Sarah Dwyer | February 12, 2013

African Heritage Potluck Dinner

A few days ago, you couldn’t find my kitchen table as I anticipated correctly that every corner was covered by bowls and dishes of leafy greens, cabbages, millet, black-eyed peas, sweet potatoes, and layers of injera – the traditional whole-grain flatbread of Ethiopia. These were just some of the menu items I planned for an African heritage potluck I hosted to commemorate African Heritage & Health Week. Read More

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Quick Bites of the Big Apple

By Diana Tsuchida | July 30, 2012

Lunch Hour NYC exhibit

Treat yourself to a midday break with a quick walk around Lunch Hour NYC at the public library, going on now through February 2013. The free interactive exhibit will satiate foodies and history buffs alike, leaving visitors to gawk nostalgically at the price of a slice of pizza in 1980 (it was 60 cents, by the way) while reading up on the fascinating traditions of peanut butter and how salads became a diet food. Check out pictures from the exhibit, including a recipe from New York’s first vending machines. Read More

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Elegant Eugene: Atlanta’s Culinary Star

By Diana Tsuchida | July 23, 2012

Restaurant Eugene

Restaurant Eugene

The roots of Chef Linton Hopkins’ upscale Restaurant Eugene, aptly located on Peachtree Road, run deep. Named after his grandfather Eugene Holeman, James Beard award-winning owner Chef Hopkins is a 6th generation Atlantan who grew up visiting farms, and learned early on that excellent cooking goes hand in hand with bringing fresh food to the table. Restaurant Eugene’s new American cuisine touts a steadfast commitment to sustaining the folks in their own backyard, made only more apparent with the number of farms listed on their website. The highest quality livestock and optimal seasonal produce make the cut for their innovative and fluctuating menu. Diverse dishes include early summer zucchini to Georgia Mountain trout to meats of the most adventurous nature (think sweetbreads and sorghum glazed pork belly). Read More

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Dinner with a Legend: Honoring Leah Chase in NOLA

By MarcusSamuelsson.com | July 13, 2012

Yes Chef Collage

A culinary queen who is decorated with awards just as much as her restaurant is with African-American artifacts, New Orleans Chef Leah Chase will be honored on Friday July 20th at chef John Besh’s August restaurant.  It will be the setting of a demo dinner cooked in conjunction with Marcus, as Chase is showered with the love and respect she’s garnered over a span of 60 culinary years. Read More

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Bon Appetit! California Meets France at Jardiniere

By MarcusSamuelsson.com | July 11, 2012

Jardiniere interior

Jardiniere dining room

James Beard award winner Traci Des Jardins’ Jardinière restaurant is one of San Francisco’s finest fusion dining experiences that marries quintessential Californian and French flavors; paying homage to Chef Des Jardins’ Mexican and Louisianian-French Acadian heritage. After dabbling with the top chefs in Europe, stopping over in Manhattan and finally returning to California to follow her culinary dream, she opened Jardiniere in 1997. Read More

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Kitchen Takeover: Animal House

By MarcusSamuelsson.com | July 9, 2012

Fried chicken sandwich with pickle slaw

Fried chicken sandwich with pickle slaw from Son of a Gun

Pay attention to the folks you meet in college–they may just be your next kindred spirit and business partner. The tasteful team of Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo comprise this very template, friends turned culinary entrepreneurs who have risen to great acclaim in a short time span.  Since leaving the kitchens of the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, they are the creative innovators behind the slightly more turf Animal Restaurant and definitely more surf Son of a Gun, garnering such prestigious awards as the Best Food and Wine Chefs of 2009, two James Beard nominations, Rising Star Chefs and Wine List of the Year by GQ Magazine. Read More

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