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World renowned Chef, José Andrés,

brings his passion for the “power of food”


a humanitarian organization that focuses on

Smart Solutions to Hunger and Poverty.

World Central Kitchen is hard at work “empowering the people” to be part of the solution – with focus on building “smart kitchens”, training on clean cookstoves, creating jobs, and strengthening local business.World Central Kitchen, founded by Chef José Andrés, is a group of chefs that use the power of food to strengthen economies and empower communities. Today, World Central Kitchen’s smart solutions to hunger and poverty are implemented in Haiti, Dominican Republic, and Zambia, with plans for programs in many more countries around the world.

Internationally recognized as a culinary innovator, José Andrés is a James Beard Award-winning chef. After traveling to post-earthquake Haiti, José launched World Central Kitchen, which aims to feed and empower vulnerable people in humanitarian crises around the world. Through his leadership of WCK, José was named Culinary Ambassador of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves.

He is Chairman Emeritus for DC Central Kitchen, an organization that combats hunger and creates opportunities with culinary training where he has been involved for the past 20 year.

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