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Chefs, Restaurateurs React to Donald Trump’s Presidential Win

It’s equal parts bleak and hopeful


Today, America woke up knowing Donald Trump will serve as the 45th president of the United States. The results were fiercely divided between Trump and Hillary Clinton, prompting plenty of reaction from the internet. Chefs and restaurateurs chimed in, and here is what some of them had to say.

Sometime activist and Top Chef judge Tom Colicchio put forth a question:

While NYC-based chef Andrew Carmellini went dark:

And Oakland’s Preeti Mistry (Juhu Beach Club) had these words to share:

Here are some reactions from other chefs and restaurateurs from around the country:

José Andrés, a DC-based chef who famously feuded with Trump and campaigned for Clinton, voiced his thoughts Wednesday afternoon.

Andrés also shared posts from others — including George H. W. Bush and Jeb Bush — who expressed their well-wishes to the candidate and an appeal to move forward together.

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