Marcus Samuelsson

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CUISINE: International and Traditional, Swedish, Japanese, African

NETWORKS: Bravo, Food Network, NBC, MSNBC

SHOWS: Top Chef Masters, Iron Chef America, Chopped, the Today Show, The Dylan Ratigan Show

SPECIALTIES: Corporate Appearances, Endorsements, Speaking Engagements & Autograph Signings, Cooking demonstrations, Hosting, Mommy Blogger Events, SMTS, Public Relation Campaigns, Team Building Events and Corporate Hospitality


BIO: Celebrity Chef Marcus Samuelsson is one of the most highly regarded chefs in New York City, and in the entire world. He is the chef and co-owner of the wildly popular Aquavit restaurant in New York City and C-House Restaurant in Chicago. Samuelsson is well known for his eclectic culinary style that combines flavors and techniques from Sweden, Africa and Japan, as well as his many TV appearances. Chef Samuelsson has appeared on Food Network as a judge for its hit TV show Chopped, competed on Iron Chef America, taped demos for the Today Show, and was the winner of Bravo’s critically acclaimed Top Chef Masters competition.

Marcus Samuelsson was originally born in Ethiopia, but grew up to foster parents in Sweden. He became interested in cooking because of his maternal grandmother in Sweden, and studied at the Culinary Institue in Gothenburg. He apprenticed in Switzerland and Austria, and came to the United States in 1991 to work as an apprentice at Aquavit. Once at Aquavit, Chef Samuelsson soon became the restaurant’s executive chef. Samuelsson was only 24 at the time of his promotion. Soon after, he received a three-star restaurant review form the New York Times. Chef Samuelsson’s career was just getting started and in 2003 he was named “Best Chef: New York City” by the James Bear Foundation, an extremely prestigious award.

In addition to his recognition and work as a restaurant chef, Samuelsson is a Visiting Professor of International Culinary Science at the Umeå University in Sweden. As mentioned, Samuelsson is widely known for his television work and even hosted his own show, Inner Chef, which aired in 2005. A final accomplishment of note of Chef Samuelsson is that he served as guest chef for the state dinner of the Barack Obama presidency in 2009. Chef Samuelsson’s menu included red lentil soup, roasted potato dumplings, and green curry prawns. For the event, which was held in honor of India and the country’s prime minister, Samuelsson utilized fresh ingredients from the White House Garden. Celebrity Chef Stefan Richter is available for speaking engagements, endorsements, and cooking demonstrations.

BOOKS: The Soul of a New Cuisine: A Discovery of the Foods and Flavors of Africa, New American Table, Aquavit: And the New Scandinavian Cuisine, Discovery of A Continent – Foods, Flavors, and Inspirations From Africa

WHO REPRESENTS MARCUS SAMUELSSON: Celebrity Chef Marcus Samuelsson can be hired for endorsements and events in roles such as culinary consultant, event planner, public speaker, autograph signings, cooking demonstrations, hosting, Mommy Blogger events, SMTS, public relation campaigns, team building events and corporate hospitality.

To hire Marcus Samuelsson for an endorsement, personal appearances, or book signing contact the experts at Celebrity Chef Network at  or 212-410-9879.

Curtis Stone

Celebrity Chef Curtis Stone’s philosophy is to cook the way Mother Nature intended. He uses this philosophy throughout his shows, books and cooking by buying local, seasonal and organic ingredients and keeping recipes simple.

He has previously worked at the Savoy Hotel in Melbourne, Australia and apprenticed under the Michelin three-star chef Marco Pierre White at Café Royal, Mirabelle and Quo Vadis.

He debuted publicly on television in the UK before making a name for himself in the United States. In the UK he hosted three seasons of Surfing the Menu. This led to his own series in the United States on TLC called Take Home Chef. The show was a complete hit and has since been aired in 70 other countries. Chef Curtis Stone is a familiar face on many other shows including The Today Show, Ellen, Conan, The Talk, The Biggest Loser and Celebrity Apprentice. He has been the host of Bravo’s Top Chef Masters for four seasons now alongside Francis Lam, James Oseland, Krista Simmons, Art Smith and Ruth Reichl; and appeared on Food Network’s Iron Chef America competing against Iron Chef Bobby Flay.

Curtis Stone also has his own eco-driven and sleek kitchen product line, which he debuted at a global food show. His hope is that his products will bring confidence into the kitchen and can be found in Williams-Sonoma, Curtis Stone Shop, Chefs Catalong, Dillard’s, HSN, Belk, The Rolling Pin and A Southern Season. In 2014, Stone was among several of HSN’s notable chefs in a first ever 24-hour cooking event where he performed cooking demonstrations with celebrity chef Donatella Arpaia in front of a live studio audience made up of HSN Credit Card customers.

Chef Curtis Stone is a regular columnists for magazines across the world and has written four books: What’s For Dinner, Relaxed Cooking with Curtis Stone, Cooking With Curtis, Surfing The Menu and Surfing The Menu Again.


Carla Hall

Celebrity Chef Carla Hall is a lively Celebrity Chef and TV personality who is a featured co-host on ABC’s The Chew with Clinton Kelly, Mario Batali, Daphne Oz and Michael Symon. She is also recognized from her appearances on the hit Bravo cooking competition series Top Chef where she cooked her way into the finals of season 5 and season 8. Since Top Chef, Carla continues to cook from the heart with a mix of Southern cooking traditions and classic French training. She published the first of 2 cookbooks in 2013 called Cooking With Love: Comfort Food That Hugs You. In 2014, she released her latest cookbook titled Carla’s Comfort Foods: Favorite Dishes From Around the World. To compile the list of recipes for this second cookbook, Carla traveled to various parts of the world to find signature comfort food dishes from different cultures and geographical locations. Many companies and corporations have chosen to hire Carla Hall for a variety of events including trade shows and live cooking demonstrations.

In 2001, she started her own catering business called Alchemy by Carla Hall. Carla uses natural, organic and locally grown ingredients and is committed to wellness and balance. Her cuisine is based on a philosophy of authentic connections and her passion can be seen through all aspect of her work—from preparation and serving to her interactions with her restaurant guests.

Carla began attending Howard University to earn an accounting degree before realizing her true passion was food. She went on to graduate from L’Academie de Cuisine, and began work as a sous chef at Henley Park Hotel and executive chef at The State Plaza Hotel and The Washington Club. Currently, along with her restaurant, she teaches at CulinAerie and L’Academie de Cuisine and works with the team building classes at various venues around the D.C. area.

Contact Celebrity Chef Network today to hire Carla Hall to make a Celebrity Chef appearance at your next corporate conference, trade show or special event.

Aaron Sanchez

Celebrity Chef Speaker Aaron Sanchez is a culinary trailblazer in the world of modern Mexican cuisine, infusing old traditional flavors with a new twist. Needless to say the demand to hire Aaron Sanchez for trade shows and events is only getting hotter! This top celebrity chef is a featured judge on Food Network’s Chopped and the host of the Cooking Channel’s Emmy-nominated TV series, Taco Trip. Away from the TV set, Aaron is a successful restaurateur and cookbook author whose most recent venture John Besh called Johnny Sanchez opened in August of 2014. The restaurant now has two locations in New Orleans and Baltimore.

Aaron’s father is a celebrated Mexican chef, Zarela Martinez who he attributes his commitment, skills and passion to and the reason he is one of the leading contemporary Latin chefs. As a teenager in New Orleans, Aaron honed his skills under the late Paul Prudhomme and eventually graduated with a degree in culinary arts from Johnston & Wales University. He worked his way through several kitchens with business partner Alex Garcia before landing a spot as the co-host of Food Network’s Melting Pot. He has since made celebrity chef appearances on numerous Food Network shows such as, Chefs vs. City, Chopped, Best Thing I Ever Ate, Next Iron Chef, and more.

Aaron is the author of 2 cookbooks, La Comida del Barrio and Simple Food, Big Flavor: Unforgettable Mexican-Inspired Recipes from My Kitchen to Yours. He is also a celebrity spokesperson for IMUSA with whom he designed his own line of cookware. In 2016, Celebrity Chef Speaker Aaron Sanchez has been hired as a featured celebrity chef at food festivals all over the U.S. including one of the biggest foodie events each year, the South Beach Wine & Food Festival.

Aaron takes pride in using his celebrity status to help build the community around him. He is currently an ambassador for Why Hunger? and The Food Bank NYC, with the end goal to aid in hunger and poverty relief stateside and around the world. He is one of the top celebrity chefs behind the Chefs Move! scholarship program helping diversify kitchens all over the world by assisting minorities in training and preparing for kitchen leadership roles.

Would your organization like to hire Aaron Sanchez for your upcoming event or marketing campaign? Let a qualified celebrity chef booking agent help find the perfect celebrity chef speaker for you! A celebrity chef speaker can create a dynamic event and add energy and excitement to your event. Celebrity chef appearances can consist of a cooking demonstration, personal appearances or a keynote speech.  If you would like to hire Aaron Sanchez or are interested in exploring other celebrity chefs please call Celebrity Chef Network at 212-410 -9879 or email to speak with a celebrity chef agent to discuss top celebrity chefs available for your organization and event.

Ted Allen

Writer, cookbook author and television personality Ted Allen began his career as the food and wine connoisseur on the American Bravo Network’s television program Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.  He was also hired as a judge on Bravo’s Top Chef before leaving Bravo to host several shows on the Food Network, including Food Detectives, Iron Chef America, and Chopped. Known as the face of the television series, Ted Allen received a James Beard Award for his work as the host of Chopped in 2012.

Ted Allen regularly gets booked/hired to make guest appearances on other television cooking shows, such as The Best Thing I Ever Ate, Paula’s Party, and The Next Food Network Star with other celebrity chef superstars like Bobby Flay, Paula Deen, and Rachael Ray. In addition to his notoriety as a television personality, Ted Allen has also received notable recognition for his writing. Allen wrote New York Times Best-Seller Queer Eye for the Straight Guy: The Fab Five’s Guide to Looking Better, Cooking Better, Dressing Better, Behaving Better, and Living Better. He also writes for Esquire magazine, Food Network Magazine, and Bon Appétit.

Celebrity Chef Ted Allen also gives back to the community as much as possible. As the National Spokesperson for Dining Out for Life six years running, Ted participates in the annual fundraiser which brings together more than 3,000 restaurants to donate a portion of the day’s proceeds to local AIDS service organizations.

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