Chef Marcus Samuelsson
Award-winning chef and cookbook author Marcus Samuelsson was the youngest chef to ever receive two three-star ratings from The New York Times while at Aquavit as Executive Chef. In 2010 Marcus was the winner of Top Chef Masters Season 2 and also served as the guest chef for the first State Dinner of the Obama administration. He opened Red Rooster Shoreditch in East London in June 2017 and his new concept Marcus B&P in Newark, New Jersey in November 2017. In May 2016 he was inducted into the James Beard Foundation Who’s Who of Food and Beverage in America.
Edward B. Brumfield
As the Executive Chef at Red Rooster Harlem, Chef Edward Brumfield continues to explore his creative passion for the culinary arts. A native of Brooklyn, New York, Chef Ed’s culinary fascination began at home as a child with his dad, Ed Sr. His father taught him specialized cooking techniques from his hometown in Louisiana. As a teenager, Chef Ed worked with his dad on weekends at the Riverside Church in Harlem, where he catered wedding receptions and special events.