Andrés in 2011
|Born||José Ramón Andrés Puerta
13 July 1969
Mieres, Asturias, Spain
|Nationality||Spanish, United States |
José Ramón Andrés Puerta (born 13 July 1969), known as José Andrés, is a Spanish American chef often credited for bringing the small plates dining concept to America. He owns restaurants in Washington DC, Beverly Hills, Las Vegas, South Beach and Dorado.
José Andrés was born in Mieres, Spain. He is married and has three daughters. Early in his career, he trained under Ferran Adrià at the restaurant El Bulli. Beginning in the fall of 2010, Andrés taught a culinary physics course at Harvard University with Ferran Adrià. In May 2012, Andrés was named dean of Spanish Studies at The International Culinary Center, where he and Colman Andrews developed a curriculum in traditional and modern Spanish cuisine, which debuted in February 2013. On 29 October 2012, he announced he was heading back to the classroom, and would teach his first course on how food shapes civilization at George Washington University next year, which will confer him a honorary doctorate degree in public service on May 18, 2014, when he will be the university's commencement speaker at the National Mall.
- minibar by José Andrés – Washington, DC – several chefs serve a prix fixe menu of about 25 small courses to six diners at a time.
- barmini by José Andrés – Washington, DC – experimental cocktail bar adjacent to minibar.
- America Eats – McLean, Virginia – traditional American dishes in conjunction with the Foundation for the National Archives.
- Jaleo – Washington, DC; Bethesda, Maryland; Arlington, Virginia; Las Vegas – traditional Spanish tapas. Jaleo is named after a painting by John Singer Sargent.
- Zaytinya – Washington, DC – serves mezze, small plates of food from the Mediterranean regions of Greece, Turkey, and Lebanon. Zaytinya means "olive oil" in Turkish.
- Oyamel – Washington, DC – serves a variety of small plates and antojitos.
- é by José Andrés – Las Vegas – similar to minibar.
- The Bazaar - Beverly Hills, California and Miami Beach, Florida – a combination of traditional Spanish tapas and foods inspired by molecular gastronomy.
- China Poblano – Las Vegas - Chinese and Mexican dishes.
- Mi Casa – Dorado, Puerto Rico – Spanish and traditional Puerto Rican cuisine.
- Best Chef of the Mid-Atlantic Region (James Beard Foundation, 2003)
- Chef of the Year (Bon Appetit, 2004)
- Casual Dinner Restaurant of the Year - Jaleo (RAMMY - Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington, 2004)
- 35 Under 35 Tastemakers member (Food & Wine, 2004)
- Top 100 list (Saveur, 2004)
- Silver Spoon Award (Food Arts Magazine, 2005)
- Chef of the Year (Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington, 2006)
- Who's Who of Food & Beverage in America (2007)
- A-List Chef, first Bravo A-List Awards (Bravo Network, 2008)
- Reconocimiento Extraordinario (Guía Gastronómica y Turística de España XXX Edición, 2008)
- Recognition to Think Food Group (Wounded EOD Warrior Foundation, 2009)
- Quesero Mayor de Asturias (La Hermandad de La Pobre y Asociación de Queseros Artesanos de Asturias, 2009)
- Men of the Year (GQ Magazine, 2009)
- Richard Melman New Direction Award for Restaurant Hospitality, 2010
- Grand Prize Recipient for the Culinary Arts (The Vilcek Foundation, 2010)
- Order of the Arts and Letters Medallion (Government of Spain, 2010)
- RAMMYS Finalist (RAMMY, 2010)
- Orden de las Artes y las Letras de España – Order of Arts and Letters (Cabinet of Spain, 2010)
- Momentum Award Downtown Experience - American Eats Tavern, (Downtown DC, 2011)
- Hot Restaurateur (Conde Nast Traveler's , 2011)
- Duke Ziebert Capital Achievement Award ( RAMMY - RAMMY, 2011)
- Innovation Award (Universtiy of California, L.A.- 15th Annual Restaurant Industry Conference, 2011)
- Outstanding Chef (James Beard Foundation, 2011)
- Chef of the Year - National (Eater, 2011)
- Chef of the Year - Washington D.C. (Eater, 2011)
- Culinary Ambassador (GACC, 2011)
- American Chef of the Year (The Daily Meal, 2012)
- One of the world's 100 most influential people (Time Magazine, 2012)* 50 Most Powerful People in Washington (GQ Magazine, 2012)
- Menu Masters Hall of Fame (Nation’s Restaurant News, 2013)
- Award Honoree (Hispanic Heritage Foundation, 2013)
- El Premio Extraordinario Alimentos de España (Ministry of Environment, Argriculture and Gastronomy, 2013)
- Vamos a cocinar, a food program on Televisión Española – producer and host (2005 - 2007)
- Iron Chef America – defeated Bobby Flay (2007)
- Made in Spain, a 26-part series for public television (2008)
- Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, Washington, DC episode (2008)
- Top Chef judge (2010)
- The Taste – guest judge and mentor (2013)
- Hannibal – cuisine consultant (2013)
- Tapas: A Taste of Spain in America – a cookbook on tapas and Spanish cuisine. Coauthored by Richard Wolffe
- Vamos A Cocinar: Las Mejores Recetas del Programma de Tve – a book based on his Spanish cooking show Vamos a cocinar.
- Made in Spain: Spanish Dishes for the American Kitchen. – companion book to Andrés' public television series
José Andrés attained his American citizenship in November 2013.
- Roxanne Roberts (November 14, 2013). "Jose Andres becomes a U.S. citizen after 23 years in the country". The Washington Post. Retrieved November 14, 2013.
- McLaughlin, Katy (2009-12-10). "Restaurant of the Future?". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 2013-06-07.
- "José Andrés". SBE. Retrieved 2013-06-07.
- Black, Jane (24 March 2010). "Foam 101? Chefs Andrés, Adrià will teach at Harvard.". Washington Post.
- Forbes, Paula (2 May 2012). "José Andrés Now the Dean of Spanish Studies at ICC.". Eater.com.
- "Chef Jose Andres to Teach Class on Power of Fo". The New York Times. 20 October 2012.
- "China Poblano - About José Andrés". Retrieved April 19, 2013.
- "ThinkFooodGroup - Restaurants". Retrieved April 20, 2013.
- "Minibar Restaurant Website". Retrieved 22 October 2012.
- "Restaurant and Chef Awards". James Beard Foundation. Retrieved 2013-06-09.
- "Chef of the Year Bon Appetit 2004". Retrieved 2013-06-09.
- "Food and Wine 2004 Tastemaker Awards". Retrieved 2013-06-09.
- "José Andrés". December 2005. Retrieved 2013-06-10.
- "2006 Rammy Winners". Retrieved 2013-06-10.
- "Who’s Who of Food and Beverage in America". James Beard Foundation. Retrieved 2013-06-10.
- "Spain to honor DC’s celebrity chef Jose Andres". Retrieved April 20, 2013.
- "Jose Andres wins James Beard award". Retrieved April 20, 2013.
- "Jose Andres - 2012 TIME 100: The Most Influential People in the World". Retrieved April 20, 2013.
- "Dish: Jose vs. Flay". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 2007. Retrieved 2013-06-12.
- Made in Spain
- Rob Wilder discusses the minibar's future: Washington City Paper
- "Top Chef Season 7 - Episode 8: Foreign Affairs". 2010. Retrieved 2013-06-12.
- Maura Judkis (13 March 2013). "Jose Andres appeared on ABC's 'The Taste'". The Washington Post.
- Alan Sepinwall (19 June 2013). "'Hannibal' producer Bryan Fuller on cannibal cuisine, renewal and more". HitFix.
- Andrés, José (2005). Tapas: A Taste of Spain in America. Crown Publishing Group. ISBN 978-1400053599.
- Andrés, José (2007). Vamos A Cocinar: Las Mejores Recetas del Programma de Tve. Spain: Editorial Planeta. ISBN 978-8408070368.
- Andrés, José (2008). Made in Spain: Spanish Dishes for the American Kitchen. Crown Publishing Group. ISBN 978-0307382634.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to José Andrés.|
- ThinkFoodGroup, the home page for the ventures of José Andrés