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Marcus Samuelsson Cook-Along & Virtual Book Talk: "The Rise: Black Cooks and the Soul of American Food"

Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 6:00pm

Join us as we, in partnership with Cooks of Crocus Hill, welcome back acclaimed chef Marcus Samuelsson to ASI with an evening celebrating his newest book, The Rise: Black Cooks and the Soul of American Food.

Marcus Samuelsson Visits your Kitchen: Cook with Marcus & Cooks of Crocus Hill

In the first of two programs at 6 p.m. Central Time, Marcus will join the team at Cooks of Crocus Hill in a cook-along live from his kitchen featuring Gold Coconut Broken Rice with Tamarind Glazed Halibut. 

Price: $195. Includes cook-along ingredients for 2 meals + book + access to 7 p.m. book talk.

The Cook-Along is Sold Out

"The Rise" Book Talk with Lee Dean

Then at 7 p.m. Central Time, Marcus will join former Star Tribune Taste Editor Lee Dean for a virtual conversation on his new book The Rise.


  • Talk Only: $10 ASI members / $15 non-members     

Register for the Book Talk

SOLD OUT Talk + Book: $55 ASI members / $60 non-members (to pick up your book from ASI, use code ASIPICKUP for $5 off at checkout)      

Marcus Samuelsson

Marcus Samuelsson is the acclaimed chef behind many restaurants worldwide. He has won multiple James Beard Foundation awards for his work as a chef and as host of No Passport Required, his public television series with Vox/Eater. Samuelsson was crowned champion of Top Chef Masters and Chopped All Stars, and was the guest chef for President Obama’s first state dinner. A committed philanthropist, Samuelsson is co-chair of Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP), which focuses on underserved youth. Author of several cookbooks, in addition to the New York Times bestselling memoir Yes, Chef, Samuelsson also co-produces the annual Harlem EatUp! festival, which celebrates the food, art, and culture of Harlem. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Samuelsson converted his restaurants Red Rooster Harlem, Marcus B&P in Newark, and Red Rooster Overtown in Miami into community kitchens in partnership with World Central Kitchen, serving over 215,000 meals to those in need. His podcast titled This Moment with Swedish rapper Timbuktu is out now. His newest cookbook, The Rise, was released in October to critical acclaim. Follow Samuelsson on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter at .

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