His restaurant chain, ThinkFoodGroup, will give $50 gift cards to people who get vaccinated for COVID-19.
Chef José Andrés is offering up a new incentive for people to get vaccinated for COVID-19. Starting on May 8, 2021, the famous chef will give anyone who presents proof of full vaccination a $50 gift card, which will be good at any of his restaurants in the D.C. area.
Ok! We want everyone vaccinated! Starting tomorrow, until we reach 70% of total population anyone that comes with vaccine papers,that proves that has been vaccinated will get $50 gift certificate for any of @thinkfoodgroup restaurants in the @washingtondc area... pic.twitter.com/MuO0spnHzm— Please wear a mask! Do it for the World please... (@chefjoseandres) May 7, 2021
The $50 gift card will be valid at ThinkFoodGroup restaurants in and around the DMV, including Oyamel, Zaytinya, China Chilcano, and Jaleo. To qualify, you must have received both your first and second doses after May 8, 2021. Maryland, Virginia, and D.C. all have vaccination sites with walk-up access and some drugstores, including CVS available for walk-ins.
To find a vaccination site near you, visit vaccines.gov.
What do you think? Have you been vaccinated yet? If you haven't received your vaccination, yet, is this $50 gift card a game-changer for you? Which restaurant will you be dining at? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below.