Inspired Conversations: José Andrés – State Theatre


Posted on 27th February, by ParkandShop

Performance time:  Monday, March 2 at 7:30 pm.  at the State Theatre. Ticket prices start at $58.50

Please join us for a lively conversation with José Andrés, an internationally-recognized chef, restaurateur and humanitarian and owner of ThinkFoodGroup. Andrés takes the stage with moderator Lee Svitak Dean, editor of the Star Tribune’s Taste section, as a part of our new speaker series, Inspired Conversations, focused on goodness, hope and solutions, presented in partnership between Hennepin Theatre Trust and Star Tribune.

Andrés is a committed advocate of food and hunger issues and is known for championing the role of chefs in the national debate on food policy. In 2010, Andrés formed World Central Kitchen, a nonprofit that provides smart solutions to hunger and poverty by using the power of food to empower communities and strengthen economies.

Andrés’ work has earned awards and distinctions including the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from International Association of Culinary Professionals and the 2015 National Humanities Medal, one of twelve distinguished recipients of the award from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Andrés was also named EY Master Entrepreneur of the Year in Greater Washington for his leadership and impact on the global business community and was also awarded the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s Chair’s Medallion Award.

If you are attending this performance, please consider using one of the Park and Shop ramps, as both are conveniently close to the State Theatre. Park and Shop is about 1/2 blocks east of the Theatre on 8th St.   LaSalle Court is one block east on the corner of LaSalle and 9th, and you can go from the LaSalle Ramp to the State Theatre without going outside.  Both Park and Shop and LaSalle Court are easy to get to and inexpensive.     Our parking ramps have 24 hour security with surveillance cameras and emergency alarm buttons throughout the ramp.  Both ramps have uniformed security guards patrolling during optimal times. Parking is inexpensive, (Check out our special parking rates.)