Written & Anchored By 1010 WINS’ Larry Mullins
Produced for 1010 WINS Radio by Sharon Barnes-Waters
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Ethiopian-born, Swedish-raised, and Harlem-rooted — it’s apparently the perfect recipe for one of the country’s most renowned chefs.
Chef Marcus Samuelsson came from meager beginnings — he was born into poverty in Ethiopia — before becoming the youngest chef to achieve a three-star rating from the New York Times in 1995.
The food at his restaurant, Red Rooster Harlem, isn’t your typical Harlem fare. But then, Chef Samuelsson isn’t your typical chef.