MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Catersource and Event Solutions Conference & Tradeshow announced that Chef Marcus Samuelsson of Red Rooster Harlem in New York City, NY, will provide the opening keynote presentation at the annual event this spring. Returning for its 23rd year, the world's premier conference and tradeshow for catering and events professionals will welcome thousands of attendees from across all 50 states and more than 30 countries around the globe. This year's show will run from March 8-11, 2015 at Caesars Palace and the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. For more information and to register, please visit: catersource.com/conference-tradeshow/2015.
A highly regarded cookbook author, memoirist, philanthropist, and James Beard award winner, Chef Samuelsson has a list of accolades and accomplishments that is phenomenal to say the least. He cooked the first state dinner for President Obama, is the New York Times bestselling author of Yes, Chef, and his latest cookbook, Marcus Off Duty, published in October 2014. Additionally, Chef Samuelsson serves as a mentor on ABC's The Taste, appears on FYI Network's The Feed, and is a winner of Top Chef Masters and Chopped All Stars.
Chef Samuelsson will provide Catersource and Event Solutions attendees with an insiders look into his influences and impressive career during the opening general session at Caesars Palace on Sunday, March 8 at 4:45pm. He will be signing copies of his new book, Marcus Off Duty, afterward.
"Marcus Samuelsson possesses one of the most remarkable culinary stories of our time, and I think I can speak for all of us here at UBM Catersource in saying that we feel very fortunate he will be sharing his story with us this coming March," says Kathleen Stoehr, Publisher & Executive Editor of Catersource magazine.
Want to get to know Chef Marcus Samuelsson and try out his Grandmother Helga's famous meatballs recipe? Kathleen Stoehr recently sat down with Chef Samuelsson for an exclusive Q&A about his life, work and this delicious recipe to try. Read more here: ubm.io/MeetMarcus.
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Catersource Magazine, Conference and Tradeshow are the world's premier resources dedicated to the education and growth of catering and events professionals. Through in-depth educational offerings and the largest catering and events conference globally, Catersource provides the most expansive network relevant to the catering and events business. Catersource Magazine, an award-winning B2B resource for foodservice professionals who are passionate about their business is published seven times a year and provides rich editorial content online. Catersource is produced by UBM plc (UBM.L), a global provider of media and information services. For more information, visit www.catersource.com.
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