Restaurateur José Andrés is exporting his insights into the intersection of food and culture to George Washington University. And he will share the sum total of his experience with those who carve out room in their spring schedule to join his inaugural “World on a Plate” course.
The class marks a new chapter in Andrés’ relationship with the university. He has previously served on GWU’s Urban Food Task Force, advised GWU President Steven Knapp on food policy issues and assisted in the development of the School Without Walls pilot program.
“Food is that thread that runs through the fabric of society: culture, energy, art, science, the economy, national security, the environment, health, politics and diplomacy,” Andrés said in a release touting his leap from Think Food Group boardroom to classroom, adding, “Eating is the one thing, besides breathing, that we all do from the day we are born until the day we die.” Full story