In addition to launching the Marcus Samuelsson Group, Andrew also partnered with Marcus to open Red Rooster Harlem and Ginny’s Supper Club and is a co-founder of, a food and lifestyle website for men. Andrew also designed Ambessa, a tea line that combines classic blends with contemporary flavors. He began his career in hospitality with August restaurant in New York City’s West Village, and re-opened The Blue Parrot, East Hampton’s renowned Tex-Mex eatery. Andrew is also a co-founder of Green Beetz, a non-profit organization with the mission to empower children to eat more nutritious food through the use of technology and interactive media.