• Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico: Food Relief, Recovery, and Other Updates

    11 days ago - By Eater

    How chefs like José Andrés are doing their part after the September hurricane On September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico as a Category 4 storm with 155 mph winds. Following the devastating, deadly hurricane - which left millions without power, took down trees, and flooded streets - the restaurant and food community is struggling to pick up the pieces.
    Chefs have stepped up to provide food and other relief to people affected, including on-the-ground efforts from chef José Andrés who, with the support of World Central Kitchen , has fed hundreds of thousands of Puerto...
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  • José Andrés Criticizes Trump for Poor Response to Food Crisis in Puerto Rico

    José Andrés Criticizes Trump for Poor Response to Food Crisis in Puerto Rico

    11 days ago - By Eater

    The chef is on his way to serving 100,000 people a day At times, it can seem like chef José Andrés and his nonprofit World Central Kitchen are single-handedly feeding Puerto Rico, and lately, it seems Andrés himself feels this way, too. Andrés has been on the island since September 26 to respond to the humanitarian crisis Hurricane Maria left in its wake. For weeks, the Washington, D.C.-based chef has chronicled his progress on Twitter, providing frequent updates on new kitchen builds and the number of people served, but yesterday, his tweets took on a more frustrated tone.
    Andrés is...
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