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José named "Outstanding Chef" at the 2011 James Beard Awards

May 2011

José Andrés was named "Outstanding Chef" by the James Beard Foundation at their annual awards gala in New York on May 9th. Recently named "Hot Restaurateur" by Condé Nast Traveler, José served as one of the Chef Co-Chairs of the awards gala, considered the food world's Oscars. Moved by the recognition from his peers and leaders in the culinary industry and surrounded on stage by his partners and dozens of his ThinkFoodGroup team members, José accepted his award sharing ”we have the responsibility to make sure that not only our great nation, but the world will always be better using food in the right way.”

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