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Watch José Andrés Advocate for Better Wages for Restaurant Workers

Few celebrity chefs have used their position for good like José Andrés. Founded in 2010, his charity World Central Kitchen has responded to disasters around the globe, from California to Iowa, from Australia to Beirut. And many times, Andrés himself is on the ground putting in work. Concurrently, Andrés continues...
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Padma Lakshmi Has Adorable Run-In with José Andrés at the Nail Salon: 'A Very New York Moment'

Padma Lakshmi got a nice treat during her recent trip to the nail salon — she ran into José Andrés!. The 50-year-old Top Chef host was getting her nails done in New York when she saw the celebrity chef and his wife at the same salon. She posted a selfie with Andrés, 51, on her social media accounts saying, "Even world famous chefs need their nails done once in a while 😂."
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Padma Lakshmi and José Andrés have a very cute run-in at the nail salon

You know people are starting to feel comfortable venturing out in the world again when celebrities coincidentally run into one another at the nail salon. Which is what happened Wednesday, when "Taste the Nation" host Padma Lakshmi bumped into World Central Kitchen founder chef José Andrés (who has appeared with her on "Top Chef" a few times) as he was getting a manicure.

Texas Center for the Book Shares Exclusive Interview with Chef José Andrés As Part of Read Across Texas: Recovery, One Plate at a Time [VIDEO]

Austin, TX – The Texas Center for the Book (TCFB) recently welcomed Chef José Andrés to discuss his book, We Fed an Island: The True Story of Rebuilding Puerto Rico, One Meal at a Time, a Read Across Texas 2021 selection. This exclusive conversation with TCFB Coordinator Rebekah Manley was filmed as is now available to all Read Across Texas participating libraries and community groups for use in local programming (

Beyond MoCo: Chef José Andrés Offering $50 Gift Cards to His DC Area Restaurants to Those Who Get COVID-19 Vaccine

Beyond MoCo: Chef José Andrés Offering $50 Gift Cards to His DC Restaurants to Those Who Get COVID-19 Vaccine. From now until 70% of the U.S. population is vaccinated, Chef José Andrés is offering a $50 gift card to vaccinated customers at any of his Think Food Group restaurants in the DC. Participating restaurants include China Chilcano, Jaleo, Oyamel, and Zaytinya. Complete rules and restrictions listed below.
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José Andrés Is Changing the World Through the Power of Food

Chef José Andrés will speak at Broward College's virtual speaker series. José Andrés is more than a world-class chef. Much, much more. He's a humanitarian who formed World Central Kitchen (WCK) in 2010 with his wife, Patricia, to help communities feed their people, providing culinary training programs, clean cookstoves, and social-enterprise ventures.
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People can get José Andrés restaurant gift card if vaccinated

People can get José Andrés restaurant gift card if vaccinated. Chef José Andrés is offering $50 gift cards to his Washington, D.C.-area restaurants for those who get vaccinations. The Bethesda resident said that beginning May 8 until 70% of the U.S. is vaccinated, anyone newly vaccinated may get a $50...
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Top Chef Recap: Helping Chef Jose Andres Change the World

Coming off a strong episode of Top Chef Portland a week ago, this week’s installment surpassed it and in doing so showcased why the show remains the creme de la creme of food television competition shows. When Top Chef combines interesting challenges with compelling stories like it did this week, its excellence is unmatched.
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Chef José Andrés makes an appearance on Bravo TV's Top Chef

WASHINGTON — Chef José Andrés joined in the competition on Thursday night when he made an appearance on Bravo TV's Top Chef. Andrés, along with his team from World Central Kitchen, joined the chefs for the Elimination Challenge. He then recruited the chefs to deliver more than 500 meals to frontline workers at local hospitals in Portland.
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José Andrés to Appear in Broward College Speaker Series

Chef José Andrés, internationally-recognized culinary innovator, author, and humanitarian, will appear virtually at the Broward College Speaker Series on Monday, May 17, at 7:30 p.m. Chef Andrés will discuss “Changing the World through the Power of Food” during his lecture, touching on insights into the current food and hunger issues and how he uses the power of food to empower communities and strengthen economies.
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Jose Andres recognized for humanitarian work at National Cathedral event

Celebrity chef and founder of World Central Kitchen Jose Andres joined the Washington National Cathedral for a conversation on leadership and public service Tuesday night. The event, titled Honest to God, recognized Andres for his humanitarian efforts to eliminate poverty and feed the hungry. He spoke with Cathedral Dean Randy Hollerith and Canon Missioner Leonard Hamlin.
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Chef José Andrés Offering $50 Gift Cards to Vaccinated Customers of His D.C. Restaurants

José Andrés is offering a sweet deal to Washington, D.C. residents that receive the COVID-19 vaccine in the coming days and weeks. On Friday, the celebrity chef, 51, announced on Twitter that any customers of his ThinkFoodGroup restaurants that show proof that they've been vaccinated against the coronavirus will receive a $50 gift card. The deal runs only at ThinkFoodGroup establishments in the nation's capital until 70 percent of the U.S. population is vaccinated.
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Chef José Andrés gives out $50 gift cards for getting vaccinated

Washington-based Chef José Andrés feels so strongly about people getting vaccinated that he’s basically paying people to get the shot. “We want everyone vaccinated! Starting tomorrow, until we reach 70% of total population anyone that comes with vaccine papers, that proves that has been vaccinated will get $50 gift certificate for any of @thinkfoodgroup restaurants in the @washingtondc area,” Andrés announced on Twitter on Friday morning.
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José Andrés Offers $50 Restaurant Gift Cards to Anyone Who Gets Newly Vaccinated

Businesses began rolling out incentives to get vaccinated against COVID-19 almost as soon as the shots arrived—from free Krispy Kreme doughnuts to free beer (both brewery- and government-sponsored). But now, the top chef of charity—José Andrés—has one-upped the ante on what a vaccination freebie looks like: a $50 gift card to some of the best restaurants in the country.