Preview B.E. Business Report: Top Chef Marcus Samuelsson

Also: Money advice for women; Superstar Nail Lacquer founder Ariana Pierce; executive fitness

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Award-winning chef and author Marcus Samuelsson is the featured Power Player on this week’s edition of the Black Enterprise Business Report, hosted by Caroline V. Clarke. Samuelsson welcomes Clarke and the BEBR crew into the kitchen of his newest restaurant, The Red Rooster, in Harlem, NY.

Among the best-known and successful chefs in America, Samuelsson is also author of New American Table. The recipient of the James Beard Foundation Award for New York City’s Best Chef in 2003 and hailed one of the Great Chefs of America by the Culinary Institute of America, his newest restaurant, The Red Rooster, features American cuisine with recipes that cross the spectrum from breakfast to dinner and from high-end to street food.

Our Entrepreneur of the Week segment features Ariana Pierce, the founder of Superstar Nail Lacquer. Pierce started her high-fashion, luxury lacquer nail-polish business as a student in college. Today, her products are featured in national magazines including InStyle, Uptown and Glamour.

In this week’s Wealth for Life segment we speak with Wells Fargo Senior Vice President Michelle Thornhill, who offers financial advice tailored specifically for women. And in our Executive Style segment, we review great workout regimens for busy businesspeople who need to stay fit and focused.

Black Enterprise Business Report is the award-winning weekly, half-hour program offering a mix of one-on-one Power Player interviews with top Black corporate executives, Wealth for Life discussions on personal finance, Entrepreneur of the Week profiles of successful small business owners, Quick Tips providing actionable advice from top business leaders, and Executive Style featuring the hottest lifestyle trends and luxury living for today’s consumer.

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