CHEF JOSÉ ANDRÉS TO SPEAK AT THE HOSPITALITY SHOW 2024

CHEF AND HUMANITARIAN José Andrés will deliver the opening keynote at The Hospitality Show on Oct. 28. The three-day event, organized by Questex and the
American Hotel & Lodging Association, will take place from Oct. 28 to 30 at the Henry B. González Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas.

Additional speakers and program updates will be announced in the coming months, AHLA said in a statement.

In the discussion titled “Changing the World Through the Power of Food,” Andrés, a food and hunger advocate, will express his belief that “food is a basic
human right,” AHLA said. The World Central Kitchen, the non-profit he founded in 2010 to provide food relief after disasters, has delivered over 350 million
meals worldwide.

Andrés also founded José Andrés Group, which owns restaurants such as the two-Michelin-starred minibar in Washington D.C., Mercado Little Spain in New York
City and multiple locations of the Bazaar by José Andrés, the statement said. Andrés popularized Spanish tapas in the U.S. and introduced avant-garde cuisine.