Marcus Samuelsson: The Top Chef Masters Winner Tweets the World Cup

Chef Marcus Samuelsson
Chef Marcus Samuelsson

Marcus Samuelsson, chef, cookbook author and recent winner of the second season of Top Chef Masters, can add another title to the growing list: World Cup promoter. The chef, born in Ethiopia and raised in Sweden, has a Twitter page that reads like it's run by FIFA. Which has meant that it's been a lot more fun to read than any other chef's Twitter feed the last few days. Here's a sampling of Samuelsson's tweets, or just follow the chef @MarcusCooks. Imagine if Sweden or Ethiopia had qualified.

@MarcusCooks: Germany as always rock solid. Miss zlatan and sweden though about 18 hours ago via Twitter for BlackBerry

@MarcusCooks: Way to go Ghana about 22 hours ago via Twitpic

@MarcusCooks: @ChefHerbWilson are you going for serbia or ghana ts tough without essien their best player about 23 hours ago via Twitter for BlackBerry® in reply to ChefHerbWilson

@MarcusCooks: For breakfast algeria against. Slovenia hopefully 1 1 that's the best for team usa Sun Jun 13 04:28:11 2010 via Twitter for BlackBerry

@MarcusCooks: After soccer day. Late dinner @pulinos Sat Jun 12 18:22:11 2010 via Twitpic

@MarcusCooks: Great game big day for us soccer. Great team work we should be proud Sat Jun 12 13:24:52 2010 via Twitter for BlackBerry

@MarcusCooks: Gooal gooal goal. Sat Jun 12 12:12:57 2010 via Twitter for BlackBerry

@MarcusCooks: Ok as you know world cup update south africa. Mexico 1 1. Both great food countries. Got to go with durban curry though 2:28 PM Jun 11th via Twitter for BlackBerry

@MarcusCooks: World cup starts. Goaaaaaaal. Will be great. Go africa 5:39 AM Jun 11th via Twitpic

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