Celebrity chef Guy Fieri arrived at a Santa Rosa evacuation center on Thursday morning with a trailer, a crew, a wood-fired oven and a barbecue smoker, cooking meat for evacuees and sending plumes of smoke into an already smoke-filled sky.
Fieri spoke with KQED at his mobile operation in the Veterans Memorial Building parking lot on Thursday. “We’re feeding folks in the shelter that have been displaced,” he said. “Plus volunteers here on the ground, plus the military. We just did around 1,200 for lunch, we started this morning. Now everyone’s having a little break, and we’re getting ready to do dinner. That’ll be about 2,500.”
Fieri said he was in bed Monday morning at his house in Santa Rosa when his wife woke him up. “The smoke was really bad,” he said. “We had to evacuate at two in the morning, and we…