Tag Archives: Puerto Rico

José Andrés Says One Hot Meal Per Day ‘Is Not Too Much to Ask’ in America

Source: Grub Street NY

With his hunger-relief efforts in Puerto Rico now stretching beyond two months and 3 million meals, 60 Minutes ran a José Andrés segment last night that Anderson Cooper describes at the start (maybe a little understatedly) as “a good Thanksgiving story.” The chef, who almost literally hasn’t entered …

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José Andrés Says Armed Guards Booted Him From FEMA Building

Source: Grub Street NY

By now, José Andrés has graduated to biggest FEMA detractor since Kanye West recorded his “Flashing Lights” diss track. Andrés’s World Central Kitchen fed over 2 million hungry Puerto Ricans in Hurricane Maria’s aftermath — almost two-thirds of the population — and all he’s credited FEMA with …

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José Andrés Is Fighting With FEMA Over Puerto Rico Aid

Source: Grub Street NY

In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, José Andrés and his nonprofit World Central Kitchen established 18 kitchens and delivered 2.2 million meals in a decimated Puerto Rico. The chef started scaling back his efforts on October 25, and a New York Times article published five days later described

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José Andrés Fed Puerto Rico, and May Change How Aid Is Given

Source: NY Times Food

The chef’s huge effort is just the latest led by cooks, who are showing a more agile, locally based way to feed people after a disaster.

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José Andrés Announces He Will Scale Back His Puerto Rico Relief Efforts

Source: Grub Street NY

With FEMA and other aid groups working to feed Puerto Ricans, chef José Andrés tells the New York Times today that it’s time to start scaling back his own hunger-relief efforts on the island. The chef has built a network of 18 kitchens that have fed, per the …

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A Chef Will Wind Down His Crusade to Feed Puerto Rico

Source: NY Times Food

In just a month, José Andrés created a network that has fed more people there than any other group. Now, he says, it’s time to let the economy recover.

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El Wingador Is Helping Puerto Rico With…Waffles?

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

The last time we heard from Bill Simmons — better known as El Wingador, five-time Wing Bowl champion — he was raising funds to open his own chicken restaurant, El Wingador Serious Fricken Chicken. Simmons is, er, still in the process of raising capital for the venture. But in the meantime, he’s partnered with Conshohocken-based…

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Chef José Andrés Has Now Fed More Than 1 Million People in Puerto Rico

Source: Grub Street NY

Chef José Andrés and his World Central Kitchen team have passed along word that their tireless Puerto Rico recovery efforts have crossed an impressive new milestone. Sometime yesterday, they served their 1 millionth meal to the storm-ravaged island’s residents. Volunteers — including some of Puerto Rico’s most prominent chefs …

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José Andrés Is Fast on His Way to Feeding 500,000 Hungry Puerto Ricans

Source: Grub Street NY

José Andrés’s valiant attempt to put something warm and delicious in the stomach of every hungry Puerto Rican has passed a new milestone — 350,000 meals served, enough to feed every one in ten residents. The chef has been feeding people on the storm-ravaged island since September …

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Help Puerto Rico, Get Free Rare Beer at Dock Street Cannery

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

The good folks at Dock Street Brewery make it a habit of supporting their community. Their regular Free Rare Beers for School Supplies program gives beer lovers the opportunity to bring in essential items that go to neighborhood schools and educational programs like Mighty Writers. Customers trade those supplies for special-edition brews. On Thursday, October…

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Chef José Andrés Is Twitter Trolling Trump on Puerto Rico (and It’s Pretty Great)

Source: Washingtonian Food

Chef José Andrés has been on the ground in Puerto Rico for over a week, mobilizing aid through his organization, World Central Kitchen, and serving hundreds of thousands of meals to hurricane victims. And he’s not going to let President Trump forget it. In a series of tweets over the weekend, the naturalized American citizen—who’s no stranger […]

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Chef José Andrés Gives Trump Free Lesson on Helping Hungry Puerto Ricans

Source: Grub Street NY

Just a few weeks after feeding hungry Houstonians pasta and red sauce, José Andrés has moved on to the hurricane-recovery efforts in a much more forgotten corner of America. He arrived in Puerto Rico midday yesterday, and according to his Twitter feed, he started sourcing ingredients for meals (like …

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