• Bio

    José Andrés is the President of ThinkFoodGroup, the Culinary Director of SLS Hotels, a Culinary Partner at SLS Hotel & Residences Brickell, and Founder and Chairman of the non-profit World Central Kitchen.

    Andrés has been named to Time’s 100 Most Influential list and awarded the James Beard Foundation’s top prize of Outstanding Chef. He is credited with popularizing Spanish cuisine in the United States. His more than 15 award-winning restaurant concepts can be found in Washington, DC, Miami, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Puerto Rico, and include minibar by José Andrés, Zaytinya, Jaleo, é by José Andrés at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, and The Bazaar by José Andrés at SLS Hotel Beverly Hills and SLS South Beach and Mi Casa at the Ritz-Carlton Reserve at Dorado Beach in Puerto Rico.