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South Florida chef spearheads effort to provide food, supplies for thousands of Bahamians in need

Celebrity chef Jose Andres bringing food for thousands of people to Bahamas

Thanks to the efforts of celebrity chef Jose Andres and World Central Kitchen, more than 60 pallets of much-needed supplies were loaded onto a cargo ship bound for the Bahamas.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Thanks to the efforts of celebrity chef Jose Andres and World Central Kitchen, more than 60 pallets of much-needed supplies were loaded onto a cargo ship bound for the Bahamas.

Those supplies included nonperishable items, water, fresh fruit, utensils and cooking supplies. 

All the items were purchased by the organization.

Some members told Local 10 News that crews were already on the ground before Hurricane Dorian hit the island chain. 

The group says they fed around 3,000 people on Tuesday and plan to feed thousands more over the next week. 


About the Author:

Roy Ramos joined the Local 10 News team in 2018. Roy is a South Florida native who grew up in Florida City. He attended Christopher Columbus High School, Homestead Senior High School and graduated from St. Thomas University.