José Andrés

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Birthday
13, 1969
Birthplace
Spain
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
13, 1969 (age 50)
Birthplace
Spain

About

Famous for introducing the Tapas (small plate) dining model to the American culinary world, this Spanish-born chef operated a number of popular restaurants, including The Bazaar (in Los Angeles and Miami) and Jaleo (in the Washington, D.C. area and Las Vegas).

Before Fame

In 2003, he won the James Beard Foundation's Best Mid-Atlantic Chef honor.

Trivia

In 2012, he became the head of Spanish studies at the International Culinary Center. He also taught courses at both Harvard University and George Washington University.

Family Life

A native of Mieres, Spain, he later lived and worked in several American cities. His marriage resulted in three daughters.

Associated With

He began his career by working under the renowned chef Ferran Adrià at Adria's elBulli restaurant in Catalonia, Spain.