Marcus Samuelsson Biography
Marcus Samuelsson Wife
He has a wife named Maya Haile, a model. The two got married in Ethopia and live in harlem. They have a son and a daughter. In the end month of 2021 he announced that they are expecting a daughter in 2022. The child was to be named Grace Ethiopia.
Marcus Samuelsson Education
He did his high school education and then graduated. Marcus then joined the Culinary Institute in Göteborg. He apprenticed in Switzerland and Austria and then came to the United States in 1994 as an apprentice at Restaurant Aquavit.
Marcus Samuelsson Parents
He was born in Ethiopia to his loving parents. His mother died when he was a year old during the tuberculosis epidemic. His father Tsegie, is an Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church priest. He has a sister named Fantaye.
In 1974 they got separated from their family during the turmoil of the Ethiopian Civil War. They were then adopted by Lennart Samuelsson a geologist and a homemaker and Anne-Marie. Their names were changed to Linda and Marcus.
Marcus Samuelsson Height, Weight
He stands at 6 feet 1 inch. (EST)
Marcus Samuelsson Restaurants
- Red Rooster Harlem
- Ginny’s Supper Club
- Marc Burger
- Street Food Malmo
- Riigo Restaurant
Marcus Samuelsson Wikipedia
At 24, he became executive chef of Aquavit and afterwards became the youngest chef ever to receive a three-star restaurant review from The New York Times. In 2003 he was named “Best Chef: New York City” by the James Beard Foundation. He then started a second New York restaurant, Riingo, serving Japanese-influenced American food in the same year. In addition to his recognition as a world-class chef.
Samuelsson has also written books on cooking with titles in both Swedish and English. His 2006 African-inspired cookbook The Soul of a New Cuisine got the prize “Best International Cookbook” by the James Beard Foundation. Other titles written by Samuelsson are Aquavit and the New Scandinavian Cuisine, En Smakresa (“A Journey of Flavour”), and Street Food.
He is usually a Visiting Professor of Culinary Arts in Sweden and an International Culinary Science at the Umeå University School of Restaurant. He had a television show, Inner Chef, which used to air in 2005 on Discovery Home Channel and in 2008, he was on Urban Cuisine on BET. His cooking combines international influences with traditional cuisines from Sweden to Africa and Japan.