Chef José Andrés

March 5, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

José Andrés Receives First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

Chef José Andrés tweeted Thursday that he received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. “I feel lucky to receive the first vaccine shot, lucky to be healthy after a year traveling with @WCKitchen…but many essential workers have not been so lucky. People, get the vaccine when it’s your turn…we must fight for access for […]

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February 18, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Chef Andrés and Team Come to the Rescue in Texas

Fresh off feeding thousands of National Guard troops who were protecting the U.S. Capitol, Chef José Andrés of Bethesda took his World Central Kitchen to Houston, where power slowly is returning to millions of residents who have been living without heat and electricity for several days. Like he has done during so many national disasters […]

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February 11, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

José Andrés to Appear on Michelle Obama’s Upcoming Kids Cooking Show

Celebrity chef, humanitarian and Bethesda resident José Andrés announced on Twitter that he’ll be appearing on Michelle Obama’s upcoming children’s cooking show on Netflix. “People of America! My friend @MichelleObama is launching a show about the magic of exploring new foods…and I’m excited to be coming along! You’re going to love my new best friends, […]

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January 20, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Niño de 8 años de Gaithersburg Destacado en la Celebración de Inauguración

Cavanaugh Bell, un niño de ocho años de Gaithersburg que se ha destacado por proporcionar paquetes de alimentos y otros suministros a los menos afortunados durante la pandemia, se unirá a celebridades como el compositor de Hamilton Lin-Manuel Miranda y los músicos Jon Bon Jovi, Ant Clemons, Foo Fighters, John Legend, Demi Lovato, Bruce Springsteen […]

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January 20, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

8-Year-Old from Gaithersburg Featured in Prime Time Inauguration Celebration

Cavanaugh Bell, an eight-year-old from Gaithersburg who has been providing food packages and other supplies to those less fortunate than him during the pandemic, will join with celebrities including Hamilton composer Lin-Manuel Miranda and musicians Jon Bon Jovi, Ant Clemons, Foo Fighters, John Legend, Demi Lovato, Bruce Springsteen and Justin Timberlake during tonight’s Inauguration special. […]

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October 16, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Bethesda Row’s Jaleo to Become Spanish Diner

Famed Jaleo restaurant’s Bethesda location went dark this May because of the pandemic, but it will reopen in the spring of 2021 as a new concept called the Spanish Diner. Renowned chef and humanitarian José Andrés said the location will now serve “comfort food” and will be open all day for breakfast, lunch and dinner, […]

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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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