Jon Stewart surprised Red Bank, N.J., construction crew inside food truck (Greg Allen / AP)

I’ll order the turkey club with fries and a side order of biting satire.

Construction workers in Red Bank, N.J., got quite the shock when the chef of Shore Good Eats food truck turned out to be none other than “Daily Show” funnyman Jon Stewart.

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The Jersey native served cookies and sandwiches to a construction crew working on the expansion of the Basie Center of the Arts, reported NJ Advance Media.

“Our friend Jon Stewart showed up today in a food truck, serving lunch to construction workers on site as part of the Basie’s $27 (million) expansion!” read a Basie Center Instagram post with a photo of Stewart shaking hands with a crew member.

Stewart, 55, owns homes in the shore city and Middletown.

“Proudly joining my friend and constituent Jon Stewart at lunch today,” read a Facebook post from Red Bank mayor Pasquale Menna.

The food truck and appearance by Stewart were meant to show appreciation to the construction crew that has been working on the project.

Stewart also helped raise $50,000 for the project when he performed at the theater in June.

Named after renowned jazz legend and Red Bank native Count Basie, the theater opened in 1926. As part of its academy, it offers courses in performance basics and audition techniques. There are also weekend workshops for aspiring musicians, actors and dancers.

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