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Chicago Chef Honors World Central Kitchen Workers Killed in Israeli Airstrike in Gaza

BySamantha Nguyen

Apr 2, 2024
Chicago chef honors 7 World Central Kitchen workers killed in Gaza as heroes

A Chicago chef has paid tribute to seven World Central Kitchen workers who were killed in an Israeli airstrike in Gaza. The chef, Tony Priolo of Piccolo Sogno, had worked with the humanitarian group during the war in Ukraine and had been deeply affected by the news of the workers’ deaths. The Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, stated that the armed forces unintentionally struck a convoy from the group late Monday.

World Central Kitchen operates in conflict zones, famine areas, and regions of unrest and had coordinated their movements with the Israeli Defense Forces. Despite this, they were hit and killed by Israeli fire in what Netanyahu referred to as a tragic accident. The logo of World Central Kitchen was visible on the caravan vehicles in a video of the blast. One of the workers killed was Zomi Francom from Australia who was involved in providing food for the same group that Priolo had worked with during the war in Ukraine.

Priolo expressed his willingness to volunteer in Gaza if given the opportunity, highlighting the chefs’ commitment to cooking and feeding people. The founder of World Central Kitchen, celebrity chef José Andrés, referred to the workers who died as his “sisters and brothers” and “angels,” emphasizing

By Samantha Nguyen

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