Mike Rowe surprises local chef with $10,000

Posted at 5:57 AM, Apr 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-29 06:57:33-04

GRAND RAPIDS — Chef Jenna from Amore Trattoria Italiana is known for her giving heart. She is usually the one paying it forward and surprising people in the community, but this week it was the other way around. Monday night she was featured on Mike Rowe's show, Returning the Favor.

The show features people around the country making a difference in their community, and "returning the favor" to them.

Chef Jenna and her staff have been feeding people on the front lines since this all started. That includes hospitals, EMT's, mental health institutions, police officers, the list goes on.

Everyday she makes it her mission to spread joy and happiness to those we need it. During Monday's episode, Rowe and his team surprised Chef Jenna with $10,000 to help her continue to spread that joy. You can check out the full episode here to see her reaction.