Nearly 20 years ago, Jose opened Jaleo in Washington, DC with a unique menu of traditional tapas of his native Spain. Check out his classic Spanish recipes including Garlic Shrimp and Catalan Shrimp in Part 1 of Wall Street Journal’s Slow Food Fast Column and Fried Baby Artichokes With Hake in part 2.
A native of Spain, José Andrés is chef/owner of ThinkFoodGroup, and with partner Rob Wilder, is the team responsible for popular dining destinations in Washington DC, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Miami and soon Puerto Rico. ThinkFoodGroup oversees all of José’s creative endeavors such as cookbooks, television programming, concept consulting and project development. José was named Outstanding Chef of the Year at the 2011 James Beard Foundation Awards and was named among the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine in 2012. Recently he was named Dean of the Spanish Studies program at the International Culinary Center.
José Andrés will unveil his very first cocktail-centric concept on February 15, barmini by José Andrés, a hub of chef-driven libations that will pay homage to the golden era of cocktails and forgotten techniques. Located in Washington’s Penn Quarter at 855 E Street NW, adjacent to minibar, barmini will serve as José’s cocktail lab for all of his restaurants and projects. Barmini will be open for cocktails and bar snacks Tuesday through Thursday, from 6PM – 1AM, and Friday and Saturday, from 6PM – 2AM. Cocktails will range from $14 – $20, while bar snacks will range from $5- $16. Reservations for the 23-seat space at barmini can be booked online at www.minibarbyjoseandres.com. We look forward to welcoming you!
This Valentine’s day José Andrés catering and Living Social’s 918 F Street brings you an exclusive dinner with menu selections from Andrés’ national restaurants including The Bazaar by Jose Andres, China Poblano and America Eats Tavern, the one year temporary destination that closed on July 4th.
Pay $129 per person for a seat at José‘s Way Valentine’s Day Dinner, a romantic four-course meal served at LivingSocial’s 918 F Street. Or, pay $149 per seat and enjoy the dinner with wine pairings.
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California Cone (The Bazaar)
Pickled Oyster on the Half Shell (America Eats Tavern)
Soup or Salad (Choose One)
Virginia is for Lovers Peanut Soup (America Eats Tavern)
Roasted Cipolini with Passionfruit, Clementine, and Pumpkin (The Bazaar)
Entrée (Choose One)
Olive Oil Salmon With Cauliflower Purée and Pomegranate (The Bazaar)
Like Water for Chocolate Quail with Rose Petal Sauce (China Poblano)
Costilla de Res Salsa Verde and Gaujillo (China Poblano)
Creamy Chocolate Heart Molten Cake with Cardamom Espuma and Raspberry-Rose Sorbet (The Bazaar)
José is currently attending the World Economic Forum’s 2013 Annual Conference in Davos Switzerland. There will politicians and business leaders from around the globe discussing many issues of great importance. José is honored to be a part of the discussion of how food can impact the world. He’s written an essay that touches on some of the issues that will be discussed in Davos.
Jose has been named the 2012 Chef of the Year by The Daily Meal. Click here to read the full story which highlights Jose’s accomplishments over the last year as well as a special profile interview.
Jose speaks with the Wall Street Journal and recalls his time on a tall ship serving in the Spanish Navy. Click here to learn more about this exciting time in the life of Jose before moving to the United States
José Andrés’ selection for the Robb Report Culinary Masters competition, chef Katie Button has just been named the 2013 winner. Katie began her culinary career at Café Atlántico in Washington, DC and later The Bazaar by José Andrés at the SLS Hotel Beverly Hills. Having fallen in love with Spanish cuisine, she then moved to Spain and began a 7 month stage at el Bulli. Immediately following her internship she moved to North Carolina and opened Curate Spanish Tapas Bar. From the beginning, José saw great promise in this rising young chef. Robb Report first announced Katie and the Culinary Masters competition in the October 2012 issue and her win will be featured in the January 2013 issue. Click here to see the full story.
José Andrés and his team are excited to officially welcome Mi Casa at Dorado Beach, a Ritz Carlton Reserve in Puerto Rico on 12.12.12. This exciting new restaurant is José‘s first outside the continental US and Jose’s 15th in his portfolio of restaurants. With each new concept, José believes not just in opening a restaurant but, more importantly, in telling a story. With the rich history of this amazing property, José shares the stories of the people, the foods and the drinks that shaped this unique destination. Mi Casa features accents that celebrate the many influences on Puerto Rico’s cuisine: from indigenous ingredients, to La Cocina Criolla, to the jet setters of the 20th century that would visit Dorado. The menu at Mi Casa will meld with the exciting flavors of this Caribbean destination in true José style. José and the team look forward to welcoming you to this unique destination. For more information please click here.
Jose has been awarded the 2012 Momentum Award for “Downtown Person of the Year” by the DC Downtown Business Improvement District for his contributions to the economic and social vitality of Downtown. Each year the award is given to an individual that has made a positive and significant contribution to a program or project in the Downtown area; or that has applied personal or political commitment to assist in revitalizing the area. For more information please click here
Watch Jose on CBS News This Morning in an interview with Charlie Rose and Norah O’Donnell about his new position as the Dean of Spanish Studies at the International Culinary Center as well as his various ongoing projects. Click here to watch the clip.
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