San Juan, Puerto Rico (CNN)He got the bread, the meat and the cheese. He got volunteers on a production line. And within hours, renowned chef Jose Andres got thousands of hospital workers fed.
Better known for serving delicate, small plates of food in high-class restaurants in New York or Los Angeles, Andres still seems in his element simply finding a way to get food to the hungry.
“I always say that chefs like me, we love to feed the few, but I think we love even more feeding the many,” he said.
He’s in San Juan on his own initiative, in the same way that he’s been to previous disaster zones — to make sure people eat.
“I’m sure the Red Cross has money,” he says. “I’m sure FEMA has money. I’m sure they are using the money well, but I can tell you, as the private sector, we can use …