130K meals and counting: How chef José Andrés is feeding hurricane victims in Puerto Rico

Chefs are seriously stepping up in the wake of tragedy this week.

Just days after restaurants jumped to feed victims and responders in Las Vegas, word comes out that celebrated chef José Andrés is on the ground in Puerto Rico, getting meals to those displaced by hurricane Maria.

Working out of school cafeterias, food trucks, sporting arenas and other borrowed spaces, Andrés and his legions of helpers have already prepared more than 130,000 meals in areas including San Juan, Cataño and Ponce, a spokesperson for the chef told TODAY Food.

On the ground in Puerto Rico, chef Jose Andres aims to get 100,000 meals to hurricane victims this week.

He's not done yet, either: More chefs are flying in via Andrés' non profit organization, World Central Kitchen, and Andrés and his team aim to start providing 50,000 meals daily out of multiple locations across the island, the spokesperson added.

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