Chef Jose Andres


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  • Culinary Innovator
  • Author
  • Educator
  • Television Personality
  • Humanitarian
  • Chef/Owner

Professional Accomplishments

  • Named one of Time's "100 Most Influential People"
  • Awarded "Outstanding Chef" by the James Beard Foundation
  • Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic in 2003 by James Beard Foundation
  • Humanitarian of the Year in 2018 by James Beard Foundation
  • The National Humanities Medal in 2015 by President Obama
  • Holds two Michelin stars and four Bib Gourmands


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 27 restaurants plus a food truck located throughout the country and in Mexico City. To follow his work, visit Jose Andres, World Central Kitchen and Think Food Group