Guy Fieri's new truck and trailer

Guy Fieri bites into disaster relief

Feb. 18, 2020
Celebrity chef rolling out to help first responders with new 48-foot cooking trailer, customized Freightliner tractor

Celebrity chef Guy Fieri is in a new trailer—and it’s not for a TV show. 

The renowned host and producer recently added a new 48-foot mobile kitchen to his fleet of cooking trailers, and he’s pulling it with a customized SportChassis Freightliner M2 112 tractor while serving first responders in support of their disaster relief efforts through his Knuckle Sandwich company.

“I’m delighted that Freightliner stepped up to help serve the dedicated first responders who help save lives and provide relief during times of extreme need,” Fieri said. “When we get the call, a reliable and comfortable tow vehicle is essential in getting us on site efficiently and safely.

“Freightliner has the right truck to do that, hands down.”

Fieri’s new trailer join his two smaller, 24-foot cooking trailers. It is equipped with multiple cook surfaces, ovens, deep fryers, a smoker, an ice machine, abundant cold storage, a 30-quart mixer and a 12-kilowatt generator.

The Freightliner M2 112 tractor is powered by a 470-horsepower Detroit DD13 engine.

Fieri said he was inspired to assist in disaster relief after helping feed displaced workers and residents during the 2017 Tubbs Fire in Northern California, which devastated more than 6,500 homes. Since then, Fieri has supported numerous disaster locations and served more than 120,000 meals.

“Guy’s passion to help first responders during these extremely difficult situations is inspiring to the Freightliner team,” said Kelly Gedert, vice president of market development for Freightliner Trucks. “We jumped at the opportunity to partner with Guy in this effort, and the Freightliner M2 112 will be right at home among first responders who depend on their Freightliner M2-based fire trucks, ambulances and utility trucks.”

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