José Andrés

Named to Time’s “100” Most Influential list and awarded “Outstanding Chef” by the James Beard Foundation, José Andrés is an internationally-recognized culinary innovator, passionate advocate for food and hunger issues, author, educator, television personality and chef/owner of ThinkFoodGroup.  TFG is the team responsible for renowned dining concepts in Washington, DC, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami and Puerto Rico, including minibar by José Andrés, Jaleo, Oyamel, Zaytinya and the Bazaar by José Andrés at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills, Las Vegas and South Beach.

During his many travels with his culinary team throughout Peru, José became captivated by its exhilarating and multi-faceted cuisine.  Throughout history, Peru has created a standard of hospitality unlike any other through its embrace of foreign visitors from near and far.  Nowhere else is this more evident than through its dynamic cuisine.  José and team bring this sensational culinary experience to the U.S. with China Chilcano.