Marcus Samuelsson Marcus Samuelsson is the acclaimed chef of many restaurants worldwide including Red Rooster Harlem, MARCUS Montreal, Marcus B&P, Red Rooster Overtown, Streetbird at Yankee Stadium and Marcus at Baha Mar Fish + Chop House. Experience Samuelsson has won eight James Beard Awards and received a three-star review from The New York Times while helming Aquavit. He is a longstanding judge on the hit Food Network show Chopped, head judge of Top Chef Family Style, and an iron chef on Netflix's rebooted Iron Chef: Quest for an Iron Legend. Samuelsson is the author of multiple books including The New York Times bestselling memoir Yes, Chef and his latest book The Rise: Black Cooks and the Soul of American Food.He founded the annual Harlem EatUp! food festival; has been inducted into the James Beard Foundation Who’s Who of Food and Beverage in America; and is a City Harvest board member. Education Samuelsson studied culinary arts at the Culinary Institute of Göteborg in Sweden. About Food & Wine Food & Wine, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for anyone passionate about the culinary world. With rigorously tested recipes and the most trusted restaurant, drinks, culinary travel and home coverage, we inspire and empower people everywhere to discover, create, and devour the best in food and wine. Learn more about us and our editorial process.