State Chef


Samuelsson Named State Chef

By Emelyn Rude | September 14, 2012

Photo: Marcus Samuelsson

Last Friday, Chef Marcus Samuelsson was honored by the U.S. State Department by being inducted as a member of the first class of the American Chef Corps. A cornerstone of the newly formed Diplomatic Culinary Partnership Initiative, a collaborative effort between the Office of Protocol, the Department of State, and the James Beard Foundation, the program aims to foster greater global dialogue and diplomacy utilizing the universal language of food. The more than 80 members of the Corps will serve on the frontlines in the creation of a global gastronomic community, preparing State Dinners, serving as culinary ambassadors while abroad, and hosting foreign visitors interested in the American food system. Read More


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