Marcus Samuelsson Back In Philadelphia

new_american_tableMarcus Samuelsson, Washington Square’s opening chef will be back in Philadelphia and cooking at the International House on Tuesday, September 15th.

Samuelsson is the chef and executive chef of the Aquavit Restaurants as well as a TV personality and cookbook author. He will be previewing Scandinavian dishes from his upcoming cookbook, The New American Table and also signing books.

Tickets for the general public go on sale September 1st for $80 or $$150 per pair. Members of the International House of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia chapter of the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce can get discounted tickets now.

See the details on tickets and the schedule after the jump.

Samuelsson, (owner/executive Chef of Aquavit Restaurants, co-founder of Townhouse Restaurant Group, TV personality, cookbook author and UNICEF Ambassador) will preview dishes from his upcoming cookbook, The New American Table, to be released this October. Raffle tickets will be on sale at the event. Prizes include cookware from Regal Cookware’s MARCUS line. Guests are invited to stay for a book signing with Marcus after the event. Copies of his previous book,  The Soul of a New Cuisine will be available for purchase. Guests can bring their own copies for Chef Samuelsson to sign, as well.

5:30 – 6:30 PM: VIP/Press Reception

6:30 PM:             Hors d’oeuvres and cocktails

7:00 PM:             Opening remarks

7:15 – 8:15 PM: Cooking demonstration

8:30 – 9 PM:        Book signing

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International House Philadelphia contact: Simone Jeffers 215-895-6543 or [email protected].


Hors D’oeuvres

Spicy Dill Popcorn | Salmon Ceviche with Soy Jelly | Boiled New Potatoes with Salmon Roe Vinaigrette |
Chorizo-Style Meatballs with Tomatilla-Avocado Salsa |
Vegetable Fritters with Chili Mayo



Corn Pancakes with Chili-Covered Gravlax



Lemon-Poached Venison Loin with Caramelized Salsify & Carrots



Red Berry Cobbler with Curry Sabayon

Marcus Samuelsson: A Discovery of Food and Flavors [International House]