Chef José Andrés

March 26, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

José Andrés Makes TIME Magazine Cover

Celebrity chef and Bethesda resident José Andrés is featured on the cover of TIME magazine this week.  His non-profit World Central Kitchen (WCK) feeds people in areas suffering from natural or man-made crises. Now, it’s feeding people impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  TIME's new cover: "Without empathy, nothing works." Chef José Andrés wants to […]

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March 23, 2020 | Grace Mottley

José Andrés To Donate 4,000 Masks to DC Hospitals

Celebrity chef José Andrés announced plans to donate 4,000 N95 masks to George Washington University Hospital and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital on Twitter Monday afternoon. His organization, World Central Kitchen, originally ordered the masks as part of a plan to provide food assistance to those quarantined on cruise ships. “I’m very happy to support our […]

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March 11, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Chef José Andrés Brinda Comida al Crucero con Casos de Coronavirus

El chef y residente de Bethesda, José Andrés, trajo su World Central Kitchen (WCK), una organización sin fines de lucro, a California para alimentar a las personas en cuarentena en el crucero Grand Princess después de que se confirmara el coronavirus COVID-19 a bordo. Las comidas se preparan en San Francisco y se transportan al […]

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March 11, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

José Andrés Provides Meals to California Cruise Ship with Coronavirus Cases

Chef and Bethesda resident José Andrés brought his non-profit World Central Kitchen (WCK) to California to feed people quarantined on the Grand Princess cruise ship after the COVID-19 coronavirus was confirmed onboard. Meals are prepared in San Francisco and transported to the ship in Oakland. Team getting lunch & dinner loaded onto the #GrandPrincess for […]

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February 21, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Jose Andrés Provides Meals to Cruise Guests Quarantined by Coronavirus

Chef and Bethesda resident Jose Andrés is helping quarantined cruise passengers in Japan with his non-profit World Central Kitchen (WCK).  Over 3,700 people on the cruise ship Diamond Princess were quarantined for about two weeks in Yokohama, Japan after passengers were diagnosed with the coronavirus. According to a database from Johns Hopkins that tracks global […]

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January 8, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

José Andrés Joins Relief Chefs in Puerto Rico After Earthquake

Chef José Andrés of Bethesda has once again activated his team of relief chefs at World Central Kitchen to respond to the aftermath of the earthquake in Puerto Rico. Andrés developed World Central Kitchen as a nonprofit that offers free meals to areas struck by natural disasters. World Central Kitchen has sent relief chefs to […]

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December 17, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Chef José Andrés Nombrada la Persona del Año de TIME for Kids

El chef José Andrés es la Persona del año 2019, nombrado por la revista Time for Kids. El popular Chef fundó World Central Kitchen, un grupo sin fines de lucro que ha proporcionado millones de comidas a los sobrevivientes de desastres naturales y otras emergencias. José Andrés y su equipo de WCK sirvieron comidas a […]

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December 16, 2019 | Staff Writer

Chef José Andrés Named TIME for Kids Person of the Year

Chef José Andrés is the winner of the 2019 Time For Kids Person of the Year. Andrés founded World Central Kitchen, a nonprofit group that has provided millions of meals to the survivors of  natural disasters and other emergencies. Andrés and his WCK team served meals to thousands in the Bahamas after it was devastated […]

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October 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

José Andrés: ‘Charity Should Be About the Liberation of the Receiver’

While meeting with students at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville on Monday, José Andrés of Bethesda—celebrity chef famous for feeding areas suffering from poverty and natural disaster—talked about starting the nonprofit organization World Central Kitchen. World Central Kitchen responds to areas struck by poverty and natural disaster by sending relief chefs to feed […]

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October 28, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Andrés Visits Universities at Shady Grove

It’s official: there is now a José Andrés holiday in Montgomery County. During Andrés’ visit to the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) in Rockville on Monday, County Executive Marc Elrich and Council President Nancy Navarro presented the world renowned chef with a proclamation declaring Oct. 28 as José Andrés Day in Montgomery County. The proclamation […]

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