Watch José Andrés Celebrate the DC Chefs Who Have Inspired Him

It's a long list of legends!

Yesterday, star chef, restaurateur, and humanitarian José Andrés sat down with Capital Area Food Bank CEO Radha Muthiah, Amazon’s Teresa Carlson, and Washingtonian CEO Cathy Merrill for a discussion on food insecurity and how our area is responding to the Covid-19 pandemic. He also talked about the many local chefs who have inspired him along the way:“I remember Jean Louis Palladin and Roberto Donna coming to my restaurant when I was a 23 year-old boy and giving me a push in the back.”

Click here to see the full discussion.

Ann Limpert
Executive Food Editor/Critic

Ann Limpert joined Washingtonian in late 2003. She was previously an editorial assistant at Entertainment Weekly and a cook in New York restaurant kitchens, and she is a graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education. She lives in Petworth.