After Hurricane Maria destroyed Puerto Rico, he was on the ground, feeding thousands of people. After the devastating wildfires in California, he and his team set-up kitchens to feed all those displaced, even before FEMA had arrived. And now the famous chef, José Andrés, has opened a free kitchen in DC to feed Federal workers who have been without paychecks for over two weeks because of the government shutdown.

“In the next 48 hours #ChefsForFeds restaurants and food trucks are activating across the nation!!” Andrés’ tweeted Tuesday

“Today we face another type of disaster in the United States. More than 800,000 federal workers are without a job. Many millions of Americans are gonna go through hard times,” Andrés said in a video he shared on Twitter.

“We believe that no person should have to go through the pain of not knowing what to feed their children.”

Feeding thousands of people, the chef encourages people to donate to his nonprofit. World Central Kitchen which doesn’t people but also provides other essentials like pet food and diapers.


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