Guy Fieri helped raise $25 million for restaurant workers in need during the pandemic.

On set with Guy Fieri at Succotash restaurant in Kansas City, Missouri, as seen on Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives, Season 18.

As the host of Food Network’s “Diners Drive-ins and Dives,” Guy Fieri has probably met more restaurant workers than anyone else in the U.S. But when the pandemic hit, the two industries he works in – TV production and restaurants – were shut down.

“I kind of feel like ‘Happy Gilmore,'” Fieri told CBS News. “He’s a hockey player that plays golf. I’m a cook that also does TV.”