The Backyard Restaurant at Solé East Hosts World-Renowned Guest Chef Marcus Samuelsson

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An Evening of Dinner and Wine in Celebration of his New Memoir Yes, Chef
(Montauk, NY … June 2012) The Backyard Restaurant at Solé East (90 Second House Road, Montauk, NY, 11954, 631-668-2105, www.soleeast.com/restaurant) announces a special event on Saturday, June 30th featuring world-renowned celebrity guest chef Marcus Samuelsson.  In celebration of his new memoir Yes, Chef, Samuelsson will prepare a four-course dinner paired with wines by Bedell Cellars (www.bedellcellars.com), Channing Daughters (www.channingdaughters.com) and Clovis Point (www.clovispointwines.com) at The Backyard Restaurant at Sole East.  Two seatings will be available one at 6:30 p.m. and one at 9 p.m.  Cost to attend the dinner is $125 per person plus tax and gratuity.  A signed copy of the book Yes, Chef will be included with the dinner.  Reservations are required and payment must be made in advance.  Reservations may be made by calling (631) 668-9739 or emailing marcusdinner@soleeast.com.
About Marcus Samuelsson: 
Chef Marcus Samuelsson is an internationally acclaimed chef, author and philanthropist. Chef Samuelsson is the author of several award-winning cookbooks and the forthcoming memoir, Yes, Chef.  Among his many accolades, Chef Samuelsson is the youngest chef to ever achieve two three-star reviews from The New York Times and he has been honored by the James Beard Foundation on multiple occasions including “Rising Star Chef” (1999), “Best Chef: New York City” (2003), “Best International Cookbook” (2007) and "Best Television Program" (for Chopped - 2012). In 2010, Chef Samuelsson beat out 21 fellow chefs on the second season of the television competition Top Chef Masters on Bravo, winning $115,000 for the UNICEF Tap Project.  In December 2010, Marcus opened Red Rooster Harlem, later earning two-stars from The New York Times.  Other recent accolades Chef Samuelsson has achieved include being tasked with planning and executing the Obama Administration’s first State dinner; hosting the President at his own restaurant; and being named on the “International Best Dressed List 2011” in Vanity Fair magazine. In March, 2012, Chef Samuelsson opened Ginny’s Supper Club in the space underneath Red Rooster Harlem.  Chef Samuelsson is also committed to charitable endeavors, including C-CAP, Careers through Culinary Arts Program.  In May of 2012, Chef Samuelsson won $50,000 for C-CAP when crowned Chopped: All Stars champion.


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