Spanish born chef José Andrés achieved the American dream by creating a restaurant empire that stretches across the country and the globe. Recently though, José's efforts have been focused on philanthropy and outreach. When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, José and his team landed and immediately started cooking. In a short amount of time, they had fed a million people. Inspired by the flavors of his youth, José takes us back to where it all began for him. We dine at Bodega 1900 in Barcelona,... [see more] Spain to talk about the simple flavors of Spanish tapas that sparked a love and passion for cooking and the roots of great hospitality.
If you ask someone to name their favorite restaurant, you're likely to get a revealing answer. TO DINE FOR WITH KATE SULLIVAN uses this very question as a foundation for a conversation with an array of bright and innovative minds. In this new series, four-time Emmy Award-winning journalist Kate Sullivan accompanies 10 different guests to their favorite restaurants. They experience the atmosphere, the location, the ambience, and eat what they love. Over dinner, Kate's guests entrepreneurs, change agents, musicians, actors, newsmakers and others discuss their early lives, their struggles, their successes, the American dream, and how they have tried to achieve it. This season, Kate travels to Seattle to meet with Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks. While there they dine at Mamnoon, a Middle Eastern restaurant known for flavors so good "they'll make you cry." Then, she flies to Chicago to visit with Nike designer Jason Mayden, who grew up on the South Side of the city. Jason takes her to Giordano's Deep Dish pizza to tell her why he loves Chicago, and how it fueled his imagination and dreams.