Friday, July 20, 2012

Marcus Samuelsson on Sylvia Woods

Marcus Samuelsson on Sylvia Woods

(The Root) -- Marcus Samuelsson, a respected chef and owner of Harlem's Red Rooster, said in a statement given to The Root that Sylvia Woods had a big impact on his career: "I first met Sylvia 15 years ago when she spoke at an event at Tavern on the Green. Her words inspired me to want to move to Harlem and become part of that vibrant community. From the first day we opened Red Rooster, Sylvia and her family were right there next to us, supportive and encouraging. She hired from within the community and taught me how important it was to understand our neighbors.

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Marcus Samuelsson on Sylvia Woods
The Root Staff
Fri, 20 Jul 2012 16:29:00 GMT

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