José Ramón Andrés Puerta, known as José Andrés, is a Spanish chef often credited for bringing the small plates dining concept to America. He owns restaurants in Washington DC, Beverly Hills, Las Vegas, South Beach and Dorado Beach.

Chef José Andrés - photo by ThinkFoodGroup
Chef José Andrés – photo by ThinkFoodGroup

José Andrés is credited with single-handedly bringing Spanish cuisine and tapas -style dishes to the forefront of American palates.

Chef José Andrés - photo by ThinkFoodGroup
Chef José Andrés – photo by ThinkFoodGroup

Why wish him Happy Birthday? Because every time  I hear him speak he makes me smile. His food goes from molecular gastronomy masterpieces  to simple homestyle dishes. I can see his genius in his eyes and taste his genuine love for food in his dishes.

Chef José Andrés - photo by ThinkFoodGroup
Chef José Andrés at The Bazaar in South Beach – photo by ThinkFoodGroup

His restaurant in South Beach, The Bazaar by José Andrés, is one of my family’s favorites and was named “Best Hotel Restaurant” by Miami New Times for 2013.

Check out his biography at:

http://www.josemadeinspain.com/bio.htm

Here is a sample of his simple and economical family meals.

Written by BRENDA BENOIT

I like to take pictures of the food people eat everyday

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