They tackled a new kind of crisis this month in cities across the United States, feeding federal government workers
who were furloughed or working without pay during the 35-day partial shutdown.
And though the shutdown ended Friday
with a deal that funds affected departments through February 15, Andres announced that his team at World Central Kitchen
will continue to provide meals through next week since employees still haven't seen a paycheck.
"We will ... keep cooking hot meals for the next week so that everyone has time to get paid!" Andres tweeted
The #ChefsForFeds campaign opened a kitchen and café this month near the White House, then soon expanded
to 12 states and Puerto Rico. The effort also offers to-go meals for families, plus essentials like diaper