Internationally recognized culinary innovator, passionate advocate for food and hunger issues, educator and television personality. Chef and Owner, ThinkFoodGroup. Culinary Director, SLS Hotels. Dean, Spanish Studies programme, Int'l Culinary Center. Host and Executive Producer, Made in Spain, PBS. Founder, World Central Kitchen, a non-profit which aims to feed and empower vulnerable people in humanitarian crises around the world. Culinary Ambassador, Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves. With Diplomatic Culinary Partnership, State Dept's American Chef Corps. Member, Board of Directors, Foundation for the National Archives. Author of several cookbooks. Recipient of awards.