For many in the hospitality industry, the last year and a half has been about survival. With almost 80,000 U.S. restaurants going under in such a short time, according to Datassential, chefs and restaurant owners have been doing whatever they can to keep their businesses afloat and their staff employed. A few celebrity chefs have emerged during this time as hero figures, doing whatever they can to help others. Perhaps the most notable example of this is José Andrés.
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Year Founded: 2010
Headquarters: Washington, D.C.