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Jose Andres        

Internationally Renowned Chef & Owner of ThinkFoodGroup

Named one of Time’s “100 Most Influential People” and awarded “Outstanding Chef” by the James Beard Foundation, José Andrés is an internationally-recognized culinary innovator, author, educator, television personality, humanitarian and chef/owner of ThinkFoodGroup.

A pioneer of Spanish tapas in the United States, he is also known for his groundbreaking avant-garde cuisine and his award-winning group of 26 restaurants plus a food truck located throughout the country and in Mexico City. José is the only chef globally that has both a two-star Michelin restaurant and four Bib Gourmands. His award winning restaurants include two Michelin starred minibar by José Andrés, Jaleo, Zaytinya, J by José Andrés at W Mexico City, Bazaar Meat at SLS Las Vegas, the Bazaar by José Andrés at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills and South Beach, and Beefsteak, his vegetable-driven fast casual concept.

Andrés is a committed advocate of food and hunger issues and is known for championing the role of chefs in the national debate on food policy. In 2012, Andrés formed World Central Kitchen, a non-profit that provides smart solutions to hunger and poverty by using the power of food to empower communities and strengthen economies.

Andrés’ work has earned awards and distinctions including the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from International Association of Culinary Professionals and the 2015 National Humanities Medal, one of twelve distinguished recipients of the award from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Andrés was also named EY Master Entrepreneur of the Year in Greater Washington for his leadership and impact on the global business community and was also awarded the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s Chair’s Medallion Award.

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"2012 American Chef of the Year:" Jose Andres - 60 Minutes ...

Spanish chef Jose Andres -- known for his avant-garde cooking technique, molecular gastronomy -- receives top accolade from "The Daily Meal" Read more by ...

José Andrés Named 2012 American Chef Of The Year

WASHINGTON -- Chef José Andrés, the man who helped popularize tapas in the United States and recently weathered an unpleasant review by The ...

Chef Jose Andres named one of Time's Most Influential People ...

CBS News video: Chef Jose Andres named one of Time's Most Influential People - World-renowned Chef Jose Andres is a also a well-known advocate for better ...

Chef Jose Andres to judge: Trump's immigrant comments made the ...

Donald Trump, right, and Jose Andres. (Left photo by Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post; right photo by Brendan McDermid/Reuters). Republican presidential ...

Obama honors celebrity chef Jose Andres who is feuding with ...

President Barack Obama smiles with chef Jose Andres, after awarding the chef with a “Outstanding American by Choice” award during a naturalization ...

Chef Jose Andres to open Spanish restaurant at Hudson Yards - NY ...

The chef who stuck it Donald Trump will open a restaurant in the city's newest megadevelopment, Hudson Yards. Chef José Andrés, who bailed out of a ...

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