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Biography José Andrés

José Andrés
Photo credit: Ryan Forbes

José Andrés is a Michelin-starred, James Beard Award-winning chef, and was named among Time’s “100 Most Influential People.” He is the founder and chairman of World Central Kitchen, the nongovernmental organization behind #ChefsForPuertoRico, and co-founder of the Washington, D.C.-based ThinkFoodGroup, which has more than 30 restaurants around the world. He is also the author of three cookbooks and the New York Times best-selling “We Fed an Island: The True Story of Rebuilding Puerto Rico, One Meal at a Time” (Ecco), which describes how Andrés and his team cooked for hundreds of thousands of hungry Americans in Puerto Rico after the devastation of Hurricane Maria. His latest book is "Vegetables Unleashed" (Ecco).

Selected Works at the Library of Congress

Appearances at the 2019 National Book Festival

Videos from the 2019 National Book Festival