The Red Rooster's arrival in Harlem brought with it a chef who has reinvigorated and reimagined what it means to be American. In his famed dishes, and now in this memoir, Marcus Samuelsson tells a story that reaches past racial and national divides to the foundations of family, hope, and downright good food (President Bill Clinton)
I've read a lot of chefs' books, but never anything like this one. Marcus Samuelsson has had such an interesting life, and he talks about it with touching modesty and remarkable candor. I couldn't put this book down (Ruth Reichl bestselling author of TENDER AT THE BONE)
Marcus Samuelsson has an incomparable story, a quiet bravery, and a lyrical and discreetly glittering style-in the kitchen and on the page. I liked this book so very, very much (Gabrielle Hamilton, bestselling author of BLOOD, BONES & BUTTER)
Marcus Samuelsson has an incomparable story, a quiet bravery, and a lyrical and discreetly glittering style - in the kitchen and on the page. I liked this book so very, very much (Henry Louis Gates, Jr)
The remarkable bestselling memoir of a world-renowned, award-winning chef and restaurateur.