As the competition heats up on The Taste, we’re getting in touch with our favorite cheftestants to hear about their experiences on the show. Third up is #TeamMarcus member Shehu, also a proud member of Team NYC!
As the food industry continues to push out amazing chefs, and Black History month comes to a close, we must not forget the chefs that came before us. I am lucky enough to have a chef of my own to celebrate with. Alfred Green is a retired chef, that has worked in numerous highly praised hotels through out New York City. I sat down with Chef Green, to talk with him about the industry, what he thinks of the evolution of cooking, and what he thinks about the new school of chefs in the industry right now. I was lucky and also privileged to get this interview, since Chef Alfred Green happens to be my grandfather.
We had the privilege of talking to Arva Rice, President and CEO of the New York Urban League, about her accomplishments and inspirations as a leader in a community-driven, historical organization. NYUL is a non-profit organization deeply rooted in New York to surmount educational and economic obstacles for African Americans and other underserved communities. Read More
Born in Taiwan and raised in Australia, Ray Chen was accepted to the Curtis Institute of Music at the age of 15, where he studied with Aaron Rosand. Playing with the 1702 “Lord Newlands” Stradivarius violin on generous loan from the Nippon Music Foundation, 23-year old Ray Chen is among the most compelling young violinists today. His premiere album Virtuoso, released worldwide on Sony Classical in 2011, won the prestigious Echo Klassik Award and in December, Ray Chen performed as the soloist at the Nobel Prize Concert in Stockholm with Maestro Christoph Eschenbach and the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. And he’s something of a major foodie… Read More
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. MarcusSamuelsson.com strives to create conversations about food, nutrition, culture, art, and design. We want to find Read More