Top Chef Marcus Samuelsson has conquered Harlem with his take on American soul food at his celebrated restaurant Red Rooster. With culinary roots in Ethiopia and Sweden, his cooking endeavors started in his grandmother’s kitchen and took him into the kitchens of top-rated restaurants. A TV career and Obama’s first state dinner made him one of the most famous chefs in the world. He is also an entrepreneur with a deep-rooted ambition to give back to the community. Now he adds author to his resume with hot-off-the-stove memoir Yes, Chef.