11 Things You Didn't Know About Marcus Samuelsson

While you may know what Marcus is like behind the Chopped judges’ table, you probably don’t know what pro sport he wanted to play.

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Read on to find out all the things you didn’t know about Marcus, like the one pan in his kitchen that he can’t live without. 

Ingredient He Hates to Work With: Buckwheat

“I’m allergic!” he says.

Dish You’ll Never Catch Him Eating: Frozen TV Dinner

Most-Memorable Meal: El Bulli

Guilty Pleasure: Hamburger

One Dish He Never Makes at Home: General Tso’s Chicken

Kitchen Tool He Can’t Live Without: Cast-Iron Pan

Career He’d Have If He Weren’t in Food: Pro Soccer Player

Favorite Food City: Barcelona or Los Angeles

Favorite Late-Night Snack: Ice-Cold IPA

Must-Have at His Last Supper: Great Company and Music

Favorite Person to Cook With: His Wife

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