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Also by Marcus Samuelsson:

Yes, Chef, July 2012
Hardcover
New American Table, November 2009
Hardcover
The Soul of a New Cuisine, September 2006
Hardcover
Aquavit, October 2003
Hardcover

Yes, Chef
Marcus Samuelsson

Random House
July 2012
On Sale: June 26, 2012
336 pages
ISBN: 0385342608
EAN: 9780385342605
Kindle: B005SHQGBM
Hardcover / e-Book
$27.00
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Non-Fiction Memoir

It begins with a simple ritual: Every Saturday afternoon, a boy who loves to cook walks to his grandmother’s house and helps her prepare a roast chicken for dinner. The grandmother is Swedish, a retired domestic. The boy is Ethiopian and adopted, and he will grow up to become the world-renowned chef Marcus Samuelsson. This book is his love letter to food and family in all its manifestations. Marcus Samuelsson was only three years old when he, his mother, and his sister—all battling tuberculosis—walked seventy-five miles to a hospital in the Ethiopian capital city of Addis Adaba. Tragically, his mother succumbed to the disease shortly after she arrived, but Marcus and his sister recovered, and one year later they were welcomed into a loving middle-class white family in Göteborg, Sweden. It was there that Marcus’s new grandmother, Helga, sparked in him a lifelong passion for food and cooking with her pan-fried herring, her freshly baked bread, and her signature roast chicken. From a very early age, there was little question what Marcus was going to be when he grew up. Yes, Chef chronicles Marcus Samuelsson’s remarkable journey from Helga’s humble kitchen to some of the most demanding and cutthroat restaurants in Switzerland and France, from his grueling stints on cruise ships to his arrival in New York City, where his outsize talent and ambition finally come together at Aquavit, earning him a coveted New York Times three-star rating at the age of twenty-four. But Samuelsson’s career of “chasing flavors,” as he calls it, had only just begun—in the intervening years, there have been White House state dinners, career crises, reality show triumphs and, most important, the opening of the beloved Red Rooster in Harlem.

Media Buzz

Good Morning America - May 27, 2013
Fresh Air - NPR - May 24, 2013
Good Morning America - December 26, 2012
Katie - December 24, 2012
Access Hollywood - July 9, 2012
Rachael Ray - July 4, 2012
CBS This Morning - July 2, 2012
Fresh Air - NPR - June 28, 2012
Today - June 26, 2012
Weekend Edition Sunday - June 24, 2012

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