DC chef José Andrés opens a new restaurant in the old post office
WASHINGTON (FOX 5DC) – DC chef and humanitarian José Andrés has announced that he will be opening a new restaurant in the old post office called The Bazaar by José Andrés.
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“Building longer tables in the heart of our nation’s capital, welcoming people from across the city and around the world,” read a tweet from Andrés making the announcement. Andrés says it’s been a dream for 30 years.
The new restaurant will be located in the former building of the former post office which becomes the Waldorf Astoria. The hotel used to be the Trump International Hotel but was recently sold.
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Andrés owns 10 restaurants and bars in the DMV and 16 in the United States
He and his World Central Kitchen organization have responded to dozens of disasters across the United States and around the world, bringing meals to places like Louisiana after Hurricane Laura and the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian.
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Most recently, they traveled to Poland to provide support to the Ukrainian people struggling with invading Russian troops.
WCK has more than 50 million meals worldwide for survivors following natural disasters and other crises, including COVID-19, according to their website.
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Andrés says additional details about The Bazaar by José Andrés will be released soon.