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WCK Chief Puts Israel on Blast: Convoy 'Systematically' Targeted

Israel says misidentification to blame; aid group founder doesn't buy it

(Newser) - Celebrity chef Jose Andres, founder of the World Central Kitchen humanitarian aid nonprofit, says the seven WCK aid workers who were killed in Gaza Monday night were targeted "systematically, car by car." In what Reuters describes as an emotional interview, Andres claimed that the Israeli military knew about...

Jose Andres on Gaza: 'Time for the Best of Israel to Show Up'

World Central Kitchen founder implores Netanyahu's government to 'start the long journey to peace today'

(Newser) - Less than 48 hours after an Israeli airstrike in Gaza killed seven aid workers tied to Jose Andres' World Central Kitchen charity, Andres is making a simple plea: "Let people eat." In an op-ed for the New York Times , the 54-year-old celebrity chef honors the dead, whom he...

Celebrity Chef's Aid Group in Spotlight After Fatal Strike

Jose Andres' World Central Kitchen was delivering food in Gaza when hit by Israeli forces

(Newser) - The Israeli airstrike that killed seven workers with the charity World Central Kitchen in Gaza has focused attention not just on WCK but on its high-profile founder, chef and restaurateur Jose Andres.
  • About him: The 54-year-old is a native of Spain who moved to the US at age 21 and

'Unforgivable': 7 Die Delivering Food Aid in Gaza

World Central Kitchen halts its Gaza operations as a result

(Newser) - An apparent Israeli airstrike killed six international aid workers with the World Central Kitchen and their Palestinian driver, the charity said Tuesday, in a potentially major setback to efforts to deliver aid by sea to Gaza, where Israel's offensive against Hamas has pushed hundreds of thousands of Palestinians to...

Celebrity Chef Settles Lawsuit With Trump Organization

Jose Andres backed out of deal after Trump 'disparaged immigrants'

(Newser) - The Trump Organization and celebrity chef Jose Andres have settled their million-dollar lawsuit after two years, Politico reports. According to NPR , Andres had planned to open a restaurant in the new Trump International Hotel in DC—even going so far as planning a menu and talking design with Ivanka Trump—...

Small Plates, Big Bars Are the Future of Dining

Jose Andres' Bazaar in LA rakes it in while others falter

(Newser) - Chef José Andrés’ newish Los Angeles restaurant, Bazaar, is all the things fine dining didn’t used to be—in a hotel, bar-centric, and focused entirely on small plates. It's also one thing few and fewer restaurants are now: profitable. It's the future, Katy McLaughlin predicts, for several reasons....

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