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LOC National Book Festival: José Andrés, Main Stage

Sat Aug 31, 1pm–2pm
Presented by: Library of Congress
Venue: Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Free!
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José Andrés discusses "Vegetables Unleashed" (Ecco) and "We Fed an Island: The True Story of Rebuilding Puerto Rico, One Meal at a Time" (Ecco) with Diane Rehm. Introduced by: Carla Hayden.

José Andrés is a Michelin-starred, James Beard Award-winning chef, and was named among Time’s “100 Most Influential People.” He is the founder and chairman of World Central Kitchen, the nongovernmental organization behind #ChefsForPuertoRico, and co-founder of the Washington, D.C.-based ThinkFoodGroup, which has more than 30 restaurants around the world. He is also the author of three cookbooks and the New York Times best-selling “We Fed an Island: The True Story of Rebuilding Puerto Rico, One Meal at a Time” (Ecco), which describes how Andrés and his team cooked for hundreds of thousands of hungry Americans in Puerto Rico after the devastation of Hurricane Maria. His latest book is "Vegetables Unleashed" (Ecco).



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