First, Samuelsson will join forces with Atlanta chef Linton Hopkins Thursday in celebration of Black History Month. The pair will cook a dinner featuring dishes from Samuelsson's new cookbook, "The Red Rooster Cookbook: The Story of Food and Hustle in Harlem," complemented by red and white wine pairings. The price also includes a complimentary cookbook signing and Q&A with both Samuelsson and Hopkins.
The next day, Samuelsson will appear at Macy's at Lenox Square for a cooking demo. He'll share stories and prepare dishes (and samples) from his cookbook. In addition, Harlem-based band The Rakiem Walker Project and NYC-based dance group W.A.F.F.L.E. will perform. Attendees who make a purchase of $35 or more at the store will get a gift and a copy of the cookbook, which Samuelsson will sign after the event. Customers can also RSVP in advance to receive a $10 Macy's gift card at event check-in at marcussamuelssonlenox.eventbrite.com.