Jose Andres to Provide Over 100,000 Meals to Those in Need in Louisiana
Chef José Andrés tweeted Sunday that he was in New Orleans, Louisiana with his World Central Kitchen and was prepared to supply over 100,000 meals to those in need in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida.
Ida is the second strongest hurricane on record to strike Louisiana, only behind Hurricane Katrina, mad
José Andrés opened Spanish Diner at 7271 Woodmont Avenue in Bethesda this past May.
Hello friends of @WCKitchen! I’m on the ground in New Orleans with @natemook & WCK’s Relief team…Winds are getting bad as Hurricane #Ida makes landfall…We have 3 kitchens ready with supplies already for 100,000+ meals! Now we will shelter until Ida passes… #ChefsForLouisiana pic.twitter.com/QQ7YR89zyn
— José Andrés (@chefjoseandres) August 29, 2021
”Hurricane Ida made landfall on the US Gulf Coast this weekend as an incredibly powerful Category 4 storm. WCK’s Relief Team is in New Orleans and immediately following the storm’s passing, began preparing hot, fresh meals along with sandwiches and fruit for first responders and families impacted. The WCK Team will continue to expand operations to reach more people in need across Louisiana.
WCK uses the power of food to nourish communities and strengthen economies in times of crisis and beyond. When disaster strikes, WCK’s Chef Relief Team mobilizes to the front lines with the urgency of now to start cooking and provide meals to people in need.
WCK has provided tens of millions of fresh, nourishing meals for communities around the world. Your donation today will be used to support our emergency food relief efforts.”