This is the end of a three-month journey that began in May, when Ms. Cheezious was one of 20 trucks to be featured on the morning talk show as part of a summer-long contest and search for the ultimate food truck on Live With Kelly and Michael.
After an online vote, Ms. Cheezious made the top ten, and owner Brian Mullins was invited to New York to prepare his version of a classic pulled-pork sandwich for cohost Michael Strahan and guest cohost Erin Andrews.
Earlier today, Live With Kelly and Michael hosts Kelly Ripa and Strahan announced the four semifinalists in Live's Truckin' Amazing Cook-Off, with Ms. Cheezious taking one of the coveted spots. The other semifinalists are How We Roll (Pittsfield, Massachusetts), Mustache Mobile (Atlantic City, New Jersey), and What the Fork (Scranton, Pennsylvania).
Now it's time to vote for Ms. Cheezious to bring the title of best food truck sandwich home to Miami. Voting is open and continues until tomorrow morning, July 30, at 9:59 a.m.
The two trucks with the most votes will continue to the finals, where they will compete for the title and a $20,000 grand prize. Visit livekellyandmichael.com to vote -- and remember to tell everyone to show a little cheesy love for the Mullins and their truck.
The finalists will be announced live on the Wednesday, July 31 show, and the cook-off will be held Friday, August 2, on Live With Kelly and Michael.