[CNN] Chefs across the US are transforming their restaurants into relief centers for laid-off restaurant workers

Chef Mike peeling carrots for soup

(CNN) — Award-winning chefs across the US are stepping up to help their own during the coronavirus pandemic.
With the rising number of coronavirus cases, countless states announced this week that restaurants and bars must close their dining rooms and move to delivery or take-out services only. The crackdown left millions of restaurant workers in states such as California, Kentucky, Connecticut and New York without jobs.