Chef Marcus Samuelsson to Host sofi Awards
GDA Staff -- Gifts & Dec, March 12, 2013
NEW YORK—Celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson is scheduled to host the 41st Annual sofi Awards during the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City, scheduled for June 30-July 2.
The sofi Awards recognize excellence in 32 categories, including Chocolate, Cheese, Vinegar and Outstanding New Product. Samuelsson, owner of New York's Red Rooster Harlem, Ginny's Super Club and American Table Cafe and Bar by Marcus Samuelsson, will serve as the keynote speaker and present the awards. He will be donating his speaking fee from the Specialty Food Association to City Harvest, the Fancy Food Show's anti-hunger charity for more than 20 years. Samuelsson is also a member of City Harvest's Food Council.
The awards ceremony is scheduled for July 1, at 5 p.m. at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Tickets may be purchased via the Fancy Food Show registration page.
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