Compass teams up with Jose Andres

Compass has partnered with Jose Andres’ ThinkFoodGroup, allowing the chef and foodservice vendor to collaborate at such venues as stadiums and college campuses.

“With this partnership, we have the opportunity to tell stories and connect with people through food on an entirely new level,” Andres said in a release.

The three-year team-up comes shortly after Andres opened a ThinkFoodLab pop-up in Washington, D.C., which will serve as a recipe R&D space for his restaurant group.

ThinkFoodGroup was this year named a Power 20 multiconcept operator by Restaurant Business, sister magazine to FSD, thanks to the group’s expansion of its veggie-forward fast casual, Beefsteak, as well as recent headlines around Andres’ stance on immigration and legal action over an eatery slated for a Trump hotel.

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