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Miami University President Gregory P. Crawford and the Center for Career Exploration and Success are proud to present A Night with Marcus Samuelsson: A Career of Chasing Flavors. This Presidential Career and Leadership Series program will take place on Wednesday, March 29 from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Armstrong Student Center’s Harry T. Wilks Theater.

Samuelsson, an internationally acclaimed chef and television personality, will participate in a keynote presentation, and a question-and-answer session.

A book signing will take place during a reception in the Armstrong Atrium directly following the program. At the reception, guests will be treated to hors d’oeuvres, dessert, and beverages.

Samuelsson was the youngest person to receive a three-star review from The New York Times and has won multiple James Beard Foundation Awards, including Best Chef: New York City. He was tasked with planning and executing the Obama Administration’s first State dinner honoring Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. He is the owner of many restaurants, including Red Rooster HarlemMARCUS Montreal, and Marcus B&P.

Samuelsson has been a fixture on television. He was crowned Top Chef Masters and Chopped All-Stars champion, and was the winning mentor on The Taste. He received the James Beard Foundation Award for Outstanding Personality for his work on No Passport Required. He is an executive producer of Viceland’s HUSTLE.

Miami University and the Center For Career Exploration and Success are committed to providing an inclusive and equitable experience. If you need disability-related accommodations  (e.g. interpreter, captioning, materials in an accessible format) to facilitate full participation please contact the Miller Center at least 2 business days prior to the event to ensure the smooth delivery of services by phone at 513-529-1541, TTY Relay at 7-1-1 or