Federal workers who have missed two paychecks said they are eager to return to their jobs on Monday, but they’re concerned about the potential of yet another government shutdown in three weeks.
Colbert showed what he called a “shutdown coffee mug” emblazoned with the words “Don’t even talk to me until I’ve had my paycheck,” and then remarked, “Can we sell these?”
Federal employees and contractors who aren’t getting paid because of the shutdown are lining up for free, hot, gourmet meals from the charity founded by Chef Andres. The kitchen is set to be open every day from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. until the partial government shutdown ends.
Chef Jose Andres, founder of the nonprofit World Central Kitchen and a 2019 Nobel Peace Prize nominee, will open a kitchen in D.C. to feed furloughed federal workers in his hometown.
Jose Andres’ restaurants around the D.C. area are offering those affected by the government shutdown a free sandwich. Each afternoon, furloughed workers can get, for example, a meatless Beefsteak Burger at Beefsteak, or a chicken shawarma at Zaytinya.
For the last dozen years, late at night after the restaurants close, employees of José Andrés’s eateries have squared off in a soccer tournament that unites co-workers from all around the world.
A lot of fast-casual concepts target the downtown working lunch crowd or millennials. But at José Andrés’ vegetable-focused Beefsteak, the focus is on kids. Catch a free family event this weekend.
D.C. chef Jose Andres is among 100 people Time considers this year’s most influential people. Andres makes the list for hurricane relief efforts in Haiti and Puerto Rico.
Just days after longtime Georgetown restaurant Old Glory BBQ closed its doors, celebrity chef Jose Andres’ Think Food Group has announced it will take over the space and bring Andres’ America Eats Tavern back to the District. And Andres plans to add barbecue to the menu.
Award-winning chef José Andrés, who has a number of acclaimed restaurants in the D.C. area, was involved in relief efforts in Puerto Rico after last year’s brutal hurricane season.
D.C. celebrity chef Jose Andres has helped provide more than 3 million warm meals to victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.
Celebrity D.C. chef Jose Andres will open a version of its Jaleo Spanish-themed tapas restaurant at Disney Springs, an outdoor dining and shopping center at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.
The Trump Organization and Chef Jose Andres have settled their nearly two-year old legal dispute over Andres’ decision to cancel plans for a restaurant at the Trump International Hotel in D.C.
Celebrity chef and soccer fan Jose Jose Andres will serve as the culinary curator for food served at the future home of D.C. United, Audi Field.
Many local bars and restaurants will stay closed or offer limited service Thursday in support of a protest against President Donald Trump’s immigration policies.
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