“I’m here in Bethesda, picking up 120 pizzas to bring to downtown DC to the heroic women & men keeping our city safe tonight,” Chef José Andrés tweeted.
Chef José Andrés' World Central Kitchen Says It Needs More Help to Provide Free Meals as U.S. Hunger Rises
World Central Kitchen, the food relief organization founded by celebrity chef José Andrés, has provided about 35 million meals across the country since March as the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a spike in food insecurity. CEO Nate Mook joined LX News to talk about the need for an “all-inclusive approach” to America’s growing hunger crisis.
Renowned Spanish-American chef José Andrés announced on Sunday that he would shut down all of his restaurants in the Washington, D.C., area. The restaurants, including Oyamel and Zaytinya, will be closed until further notice. Some of his restaurants will be transformed into community kitchens to offer lunches for those in need of a meal, Andrés said on Twitter. “The...