Award-winning chef presents ‘A Career of Chasing Flavors’


Chef and television personality Marcus Samuelsson will host a presentation that includes free food and a question-and-answer session at 6 p.m. March 29 in the Armstrong Student Center’s Harry T. Wilks Theater.

A book signing will take place during a reception in the Armstrong Student Center Atrium after the program. Guests will be treated with appetizers, desserts and refreshments. 

The first 100 people to register for the free program will also get a complimentary copy of Samuelsson’s book: “The Rise: Black Cooks and the Soul of American Food.” 

Samuelsson was the youngest person to receive a three-star review from The New York Times. He has won multiple James Beard Foundation Awards and owns many restaurants. He planned and executed the Obama Administration’s first state dinner in honor of the Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

The Center for Career Exploration and Success will host the event called, “A Night with Marcus Samuelsson: A Career of Chasing Flavors.”