Food Network Is Changing the Format of ‘Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives’ and ‘Guy’s Grocery Games’

by Jeremy Spirogis
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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has modified the way in which the leisure trade produces content material. Guy Fieri‘s Food Network initiatives, together with Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives and Guy’s Grocery Games, are not any exception. Here’s what followers can count on to see from Fieri shifting ahead. 

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Guy Fieri is elevating cash for meals trade staff in want

The coronavirus has many individuals observing stay-at-home orders. Plus, many states have enforced guidelines that make it troublesome for eating places to function at full capability, if in any respect.

“We are in a very difficult time where restaurants are closing, or they’re only allowed to serve outside, or they can only have people in the bar,” Fieri defined to Fox News.

To assist these impacted by the pandemic, Fieri is working with the Restaurant Employee Relief Fund. Together, they’ve raised over $21.5 million in funds to help restaurant workers in all 50 states. 

As a chef within the trade, Fieri feels it’s his obligation to name consciousness to the one-time grants supplied by the National Restaurant Association. 

“The restaurant business and industry, it’s always there for people,” he defined. “They’re there for all your occasions. They’re there to make you feel good, they’re there as a convenience. There’s all kinds of things that the restaurant and hospitality [industries] do for society.”

Now, Fieri is concentrated on serving to those that work within the trade that historically caters to others.

“I’ve done some really cool things in my career, but I think the ability to bring all those key people together and raise that kind of money – I’ll never forget this one,” he added.

In addition to elevating funds, Fieri continues to provide new content material for his personal Food Network sequence.

‘Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives’ is filming from Guy Fieri’s residence 

Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives — or “Triple D,” as Fieri affectionally calls it — is one in all Food Network’s hottest exhibits. Typically, Fieri drives across the United States in his 1967 Chevrolet Camaro to take pleasure in meals from viewer-recommended eating places. 

With many places closed or working with restricted service, Fieri can’t essentially journey the nation to attempt these incredible dishes. 

“We haven’t been capable of shoot Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives as a result of we’ve been sheltering in place,” Fieri defined to Fox. Instead, he and his household have been filming “Triple D” at residence. 

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“[We’re] having some of our favorite locations send their recipes to us,” Fieri defined. “Hunter, my oldest son, and I prepare the recipes and finish it for them. It’s been a blast. We did a bunch of them, and getting ready to shoot some more.”

In addition, Fieri and Food Network have additionally discovered a novel strategy to make Guy’s Grocery Games work whereas sheltering in place. 

‘Guy’s Grocery Games’ is sending substances on to rivals’ houses 

Typically, Guy’s Grocery Games shoots in a studio with 150 folks working behind the scenes to drag off the competitors. 

“Again, we couldn’t bring everybody into the studio to pull that show off,” Fieri stated. “[Instead,] we’re doing a brand new present referred to as Triple G Delivery.” 

Instead of getting cooks work within the common studio kitchens, Fieri and his staff are sending substances on to rivals.

“[We’re] sending boxes of food to our chefs at home, and then giving them the challenges that they have to play using the food,” he defined.

By persevering with to movie each exhibits in a modified manner, Fieri is glad he’s “giving some folks some work, giving some chefs some recognition, [and] giving some fans some entertainment.”

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