Guy Fieri, the anointed mayor of City Taste, chef, restaurateur and host of Food Network has spent 31 seasons – more than 15 years – to visit restaurants in the United States for his show Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. However, since the crown pandemic shutdown of all its culinary goals, as well as its own restaurants Fieri found me at home, like the rest of us. Not that it would have taken since you did: Proud immediately began a separate version to film his show, put the cooks recipes home cooking from around the country. He jumped help launch its industry, while under stress. “If it all went down, the first thing I thought about was, ‘How can I help?’ ‘He told TIME.” When we emergencies here in Northern California, I’m going to cook. I can cook for a large number, I know how to implement it, a team and doing things. I have a rescue trailer 48 feet that can feed more than 5,000 people a day, “But this crisis was different. Food insecurity was not the problem in the first – workers, but in the restaurant fight. So Proud decided to start money raise for employee restaurant relief fund – to the tune of more than $23 million Euros distributed in just the first two weeks of $500 scholarships for employees of the restaurant who were in the early stages of the pandemic from work, “I began i personally Vides CEOs of each of the major companies to send that have something to do with catering; I think I sent 43 of them in total. I said: ‘Here’s the deal. The catering sector was hit as it has never encountered before since the Great Depression “,” Proud said. An estimated 8 million restaurant workers have been affected by shutdowns at the industry level this spring. “The next day, Pepsi gave us a $1 million, and that started the ball rolling,” Fieri says. Netflix also donated $1 million Fieri, with his outgoing personality and passion for over-the-top recipes did. to last become a lightning rod in the food world for a long time. for he is a symbol of joyous culinary maximalism he is happy to engage battle with Bill Murray in things like a virtual Nacho. But, above all, it is a local restaurant experience evangelist. “I’m a little ‘as the fabric, the backbone [our churches],” he said. “Everyone had a job in a restaurant;. Anyone can get a job in a restaurant, is where you go for your celebrations, you wo you go for your donations, is where your good times and bad times. “the pandemic, he noted, has thrown a spotlight as we keep our favorite foods for granted, and how” life “are for everyday life. Fieri has his entire career working in restaurants as output everything from dishwasher to owner. “When you’re in this business, and you know what is in this business, it is part of the family you are, whether you like it or not,” he says. That his attention to the workers? “I think that the owners of the restaurant have a little ‘more cash reserves – not much, maybe a week or two – but many of the employees working paycheck to paycheck, more jobs in the industry,” he said. “It is a key niche group of people, and really support you need, and it still does.” That remains true in mid-June: While many were going so slowly with the new health policies and capacity constraints of shops and restaurants reopening of the pandemic frame, as well as the loss of months of arrests turnover. “I can not even put a finger on it now, is how big and how complicated this is,” Fieri said what happens next. “But one great thing about the restaurant, which we adapt and overcome” This is certainly the case for his show, the lemonade made from lemons – from Fieri her favorite dishes to bring the law to his family, in his backyard, where cooking, eat and cinema. “I’ve never had this time at home. I can not remember a lot of time at home. I take the blessing,” he said. And beyond just for show cooking in the kitchen was very Stoke favorite comfort foods: “I did all the sauces for pasta … you name it, I did it. Lot of tacos, different types of tacos, lasagna, meatballs, carbonara, cheese and pepper, to pastor, meat Asade, achiote chicken, made clam chowder – at first. White chili, Texas chili. It ‘was crazy, “quoted from. Fieri were temporarily grounded by the pandemic, but its taste go all-out has not changed.