Krazy Fish at Plaza Midwood will appear on the Food Network, Diners, Drive-In, and Dives shows.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Krazy Fish, a restaurant in Charlotte that will appear on the Guy Dinier Food Network, Drive-In and Dives Friday shows at 9 p.m.
The Plaza Midwood restaurant to display new food items and its efforts to help people in the food industry amidst coronavirus.
If you’ve eaten at Krazy Fish on Central Ave, you know this restaurant is famous for its funky eclectic menus.
“Take a little south, a little Mexico, a little America and we put it all together,” said Krazy Fish Owner George Prisco.
But now the Midwood Plaza location takes on a national talent for everyone to see.
Friday – Krazy Fish will be featured on Guy Fieri Diners, the Drive-Ins and Dives take-out edition on the Food Network at 9 p.m.
“We sent Guy a food package here from Charlotte, he got it in California, and we cooked it together through a zoom meeting,” Prisco said.
Prisco said this episode will showcase new food items and how the restaurant has coped after the dining room was forced to close due to COVID-19.
“We make barbecue burger wrappers, we also make barbecue chicken wrappers and barbecue pork wrappers,” Prisco said.
At the Friday event, Krazy Fish represented one of 16 restaurants in the country.
And while this is the third time the restaurant has appeared on the show … the owner said the Friday segment will actually be more than just food.
“We decided we would help former and prospective employees with fundraising,” Prisco said.
In collaboration with “She Originals” and German-based artist Sherrin Sapona Nakwisi, also known as “She.” The restaurant now screens 300 koi fish paintings virtually and in a restaurant that resembles a larger fish mural “He” painted on the ceiling in Krazy Fish before it got infected.
“I only witnessed thousands of people losing their jobs and being laid off in three days when the closure occurred and it was heartbreaking,” Nakwisi said.
At a cost of $ 105 each, the proceeds from the small paintings will be used for the Restaurant Employee Assistance Fund.
Started by Guy Fieri, this grant gave 500 dollars to national restaurant employees who fought after coronavirus.
“The paintings are intended to represent people from all walks of life,” Nakwisi said.
A small act of kindness from Krazy Fish and “Him” to help restaurant workers get back up with one painting at a time.
“Thank you to everyone for your support. There is good news and bad news in the world and we, people create both. Don’t underestimate the power that each individual has to positively influence society. We will succeed through anything, “Prisco said.
Krazy Fish Eats reopens from 11am to 10pm. Tuesday to Sunday.
There are steps to keep everyone socially distance and 6 feet.
Employees also wear masks and hand sanitizers are available at the entrance.
To learn more about “She Originals”, visit @SheOriginals on IG or www.sheoriginals.com.
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