Marcus Samuelsson on the London Red Rooster, Obama and Brexit


Evening Standard

"Marcus Samuelsson knows the secret to satisfying a President: short ribs, sweet potatoes, spicy beans and a playlist featuring Run DMC, Sting, Nas and Amy Winehouse. The 46-year-old Swedish-Ethiopian chef has cooked for Barack Obama “many times”, from the President’s first state dinner at the White House in 2009 to when Obama chose Samuelsson’s Harlem restaurant Red Rooster as the venue for a fundraiser in 2011"