Conversations With Great Leaders Featuring Marcus Samuelsson

Marcus Samuelsson. (Courtesy photo)

Tadias Magazine
By Tadias Staff

Published: Thursday, June 11th, 2015

New York (TADIAS) — The Aspen Institute‘s “Conversations With Great Leaders” series presents an evening featuring Marcus Samuelsson, the awarding-winning Ethiopian-born chef, restaurateur and author, in conversation with Corby Kummer, a highly regarded journalist and restaurant critic for Boston and Atlantic magazines. The event will take place on Wednesday, June 17th at Roosevelt House at Hunter College in New York City.

The Aspen Institute notes: “Marcus Samuelsson is an internationally acclaimed chef who first caught the attention of the culinary world at Scandinavian restaurant Aquavit. The author of several books including the James Beard award-winning The Soul of a New Cuisine, Marcus Off Duty: The Recipes I Cook at Home and Yes, Chef, he served as a judge on Chopped, and was the winner on Bravo’s Top Chef Masters Season Two as well as the second season of Chopped All-Stars. In 2009, Marcus was selected as a guest chef at the White House. His philanthropic work includes serving as UNICEF Ambassador and as a board member of the Careers through Culinary Arts Program. His iconic restaurant Red Rooster Harlem has earned countless accolades for its food, style and connection to the community. In May, Marcus opened Streetbird Rotisserie and partnered with Mayor De Blasio, former President Bill Clinton, and Tren’ness Wood-Black for Harlem EatUp!, a food and culture festival.”

Moderator Corby Kummer who is a senior editor at The Atlantic “has established him as one of the most widely read, authoritative, and creative food writers in the United States. He was a restaurant critic for New York magazine and is currently a restaurant critic for Boston and Atlantic magazines. Kummer is the winner of five James Beard Journalism Awards. He is a contributor to Vanity Fair, The New York Times, and Smithsonian, and the author of The Joy of Coffee and The Pleasures of Slow Food.”

If You Go:
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
6:00 p.m. Reception catered by Red Rooster
7:00 p.m. Program
Roosevelt House at Hunter College
47-49 East 65th Street
New York City
Space is limited; Registration will close Friday, June 12th.
Click here to RSVP.

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