Chef José Andrés

September 24, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

José Andrés’ Latest Initiative: Providing Meals at Polling Locations Around the Country

Celebrity chef and Bethesda resident, José Andrés, announced Chefs For The Polls, an effort to feed people at polling locations across the country on Election Day. World Central Kitchen and its partners launched Chefs For Polls with plans to mobilize restaurants and food trucks to provide hot meals for voters on Election Day, Nov. 3, […]

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August 11, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Chef José Andrés Takes Non-Profit to Baltimore and Lebanon

Chef and Bethesda resident José Andrés brought his non-profit World Central Kitchen (WCK) to Baltimore to feed residents after a house explosion Monday killed two people and damaged many homes. WCK’s @kwamerose reporting in late last night from Baltimore where search & rescue crews continue to look for those missing. We served 600 meals last […]

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June 4, 2020 | Tori Bergel

José Andrés Opts to Paint – not Board up – his DC Restaurants in Support of Protests

Celebrity chef José Andrés chose to paint – instead of boarding up – his Washington D.C. restaurants. The move a show of solidarity in response to national outcries for racial equality and an end to police brutality sparked by the death of George Floyd on May 25 in Minneapolis. Since the protests began, a number […]

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May 22, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Chef Andres to Address MCPS Class of 2020 During Virtual Graduation

Chef Jose Andres will address the Montgomery County Public Schools Class of 2020 during its virtual graduation Sunday, June 7. Andres, of Bethesda, is a humanitarian and founder of World Central Kitchen. He has prepared and provided free meals to the needy throughout the world. The universal graduation celebration for the 10,500 graduating seniors can […]

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May 19, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

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Andrés to Join Biden for Virtual Town Hall on Food Insecurity

At 7 p.m. Tuesday, Chef José Andrés of Bethesda is joining former Vice President Joe Biden (the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee) for a virtual town hall. The town hall is hosted by Yahoo News and will focus on food insecurity and the future of the restaurant industry. TONIGHT: Join @joebiden and @chefjoseandres in our live […]

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April 24, 2020 | Veronica Canales

World Central Kitchen to Provide Meals at Camden Yards

World Central Kitchen, the nonprofit founded by Chef José Andrés, will expand its meal services in Baltimore, at the request of Gov. Larry Hogan. The food distribution will take place Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Camden Yards, home of the Baltimore Orioles. Meals will be provided in Parking Lot H, and both […]

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April 17, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Chef José Andrés Brinda Comidas para Niños en NIH

A principios de esta semana, el chef José Andrés y su organización World Central Kitchen distribuyeron comidas en Children’s Inn en el Instituto Nacional de Salud (NIH). Children’s Inn, ubicado en Bethesda, es un lugar residencial para familias con niños que participan en estudios de investigación en NIH. World Central Kitchen trabaja para proporcionar comidas […]

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April 17, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Chef José Andrés Provides Meals for The Children’s Inn at NIH

Earlier this week, Chef José Andrés and his organization the World Central Kitchen, distributed meals at The Children’s Inn at NIH. The Inn, located in Bethesda, is a residential place for families with children participating in research studies at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). World Central Kitchen works to provide meals during the COVID-19 […]

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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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