Marcus Samuelsson Quotes Archive

This is a collection of quotes about food from Marcus Samuelsson.

Posted September 25, 2021

“While some people may think being a chef only entails making enticing dishes and pushing the culinary boundaries, being a part of the food industry involves much more.”

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Posted January 29, 2021

“Pasta isn’t just for Italian food anymore. Now there are tasty pasta recipes found in Asian cuisine, and it’s emerging as a newfound love for vegans.”

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Posted January 1, 2020

“Every time you use the word ‘healthy,’ you lose. The key is to make yummy, delicious food that happens to be healthy.”

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Posted September 10, 2019

“Cooking with your kids and engaging them in hands-on activities are two ways to begin to educate children about the healthy eating, and kick start the important task to help change how the younger generation looks at food and nutrition.”

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Posted September 7, 2018

“Most cultures traditionally link food and spirituality directly with periodic restrictions and celebrations punctuating the year. Abstinence from particular foods or full-on fasting is part of many religious traditions and holidays.”

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Posted June 12, 2018

“Although I may not know a lot about football, I do know a lot about food! As a result, not many people ask me to join their fantasy leagues, but they will come to me for suggestions on what to serve for guests for a weekly Sunday get-together.”

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Posted April 22, 2018

“I don’t distinguish the music I listen to from great music – it’s just music. There shouldn’t be an announcement that divides our food between what tastes good and what is good for us.”

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Posted October 5, 2017

“You have to balance, but you can be aggressive as a chef. It benefits the food. You have to be passionate. You can’t be angry cooking.”

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Posted August 13, 2017

“Clean water and access to food are some of the simplest things that we can take for granted each and every day. In places like Africa, these can be some of the hardest resources to attain if you live in a rural area.”

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Posted February 7, 2017

“I am a chef through and through. Everything I do – whether it is cooking for kids in Harlem or cooking in a fine dining establishment – all my days are consumed by food.”

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