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Restaurant Impossible is shown on the food network. This show takes a trouble restaurant where business is failing and the owner is in serious debt and gives it a complete makeover. Successful chef Robert Irvine is called out to the restaurant to assess the problem. Restaurant are often in desperate need of a makeover and often serve poor quality food. Business has also slowed to a point where the owner is losing thousands of dollars a month and may soon go out of business. There may be cleanliness issues in the kitchen that have to be resolved as well.

Robert has a designer on staff who decides how to redecorate the restaurant. He also has a builder to make any needed changes. He has to design a whole new menu that is tasty yet easy enough for the kitchen staff to make on a daily basis. The catch is that all of this has to be done within two days on a budget of $10,000. Robert also has to change the outlook of the restaurant owner and get them to think in new ways and accept the change. After the two days the restaurant reopens with a new look and new menu. At this point is it up to the owners to keep the changes and continue on the path to success. Robert Irvine and his staff has helped saved many restaurants and has helped the owners finally start to see a profit and get on the road to recovery.

Restaurant: Impossible is a series that is currently running and has 18 seasons (228 episodes). The series first aired on January 19, 2011.

Where do I stream Restaurant: Impossible online? Restaurant: Impossible is available for streaming on Food Network, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Restaurant: Impossible on demand at Philo, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Food Network, FuboTV, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, iTunes online.

Wednesday 10:00 PM et/pt on Food Network
18 Seasons, 228 Episodes
January 19, 2011
Cast: Robert Irvine
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Restaurant: Impossible Full Episode Guide

  • Robert helps an immigrant who's fighting to save her Las Vegas restaurant.

  • Robert helps a widowed cafe owner in Las Vegas find her own path.

  • Robert heads to Buffalo to save Park Vue Soul Food Bar and Restaurant.

  • Robert helps a single father save his family's legacy restaurant in NY.

  • Robert works with owners who are in debt and on the brink of divorce.

  • Robert ventures to Wyoming to help the struggling owner of The Emporium.

  • Robert helps the widowed owner of Don Luis Restaurant in Billings, MT.

  • In Billings, Montana, Robert Irvine helps Don Luis Restaurant's widowed owner move past her grief and embrace the future to save her business and preserve her husband's legacy. Then Robert returns to Perella's Ristorante in Warren, Rhode Island, to encourage the owner, Lou, to change with the times.

  • Robert Irvine visits Garrett's Mill and Brewing Co. in Garrettsville, Ohio, to help the owners find a way out of staggering debt and keep their historic restaurant open. Then he and his team share a behind-the-scenes look at one of their favorite builds, answer viewer questions and get an update on Garrett's Mill.

  • Robert helps Edgar's Restaurant in Akron survive the COVID-19 crisis.

  • Robert Irvine returns to family-owned Drake's Place in Ferguson, Mo., where business has suffered tremendously due to both the pandemic and community unrest. Robert helps the owners expand their business to bring in more revenue, and then he and his team share never-before-seen footage and answer viewer questions.

  • Robert Irvine returns to McLanks Family Restaurant in Columbia, Missouri, to bring the owners back together after the pandemic wreaked havoc on their family business.

  • Robert Irvine rolls into Titusville, Fla., to help Loyd Have Mercy reopen after the COVID-19 shutdown. Robert brings new safety protocols, menu items and lessons on leadership to help the owners save their failing restaurant. Then he and his design and construction team share a behind-the-scenes look at this project and answer viewer questions.

  • Robert returns to an Italian restaurant in Mississippi and shares secrets.

  • Robert Irvine counts down the biggest restaurant transformations in Restaurant: Impossible history.

  • Robert Irvine revisits Mama E's in Oklahoma City, which he helped in 2014.

  • Robert Irvine returns to Paterson, New Jersey, to check on one of his most-unique renovations, Paul's Bar and Bowling. When Robert first visited Paul's in 2014, the family business hadn't been updated in decades.

  • The chef and owner, Jackson, of the Ginger Monkey in Chandler, Ariz., has a ton of experience but can't keep up with the demands of his high-volume restaurant. With three years of losses on the books, he's failing big-time. There's something wrong with this picture, and Robert Irvine is ready to solve the mystery!

  • Robert Irvine heads to T. Phillip's Alehouse and Grill in Glendora, Calif., and finds a restaurant that looks more like a dive bar. The owner, Jen, can't stand up for herself and everyone walks all over her. Robert must find a way to break down Jen's walls in order to build her, and the restaurant, back up.

  • Robert Irvine returns to Rosie's Cafe in Escondido, Calif., where he previously helped the owner, Kaitlyn, revive her failing restaurant. She has since suffered a near-fatal car accident, and Robert comes back to pull off a spectacular event -- breaking every rule in television if necessary -- to help this Restaurant: Impossible family member with her mounting medical bills.

  • Buried in debt, Habanera and the Guero in Houston, Texas, is on the verge of closing. The infighting is destroying the business and a 3-year-old daughter is stuck in the middle. Robert Irvine will have to convince the owner, Ben, to step back from the obsessive control of his partner and chef, Vanessa, and concentrate on the rest of the restaurant, or Ben will lose both his business and his family.

  • After investing $200,000 and losing $4,000 a month, Andrew, a pastor and owner of home-style restaurant Loyd Have Mercy in Titusville, Fla., has lost hope of turning things around. It's up to Robert Irvine to help Andrew rediscover his passion and his self-confidence, or his restaurant will be shutting its doors forever.

  • Robert Irvine and his wife, Gail, watch the very first episode of Restaurant: Impossible. Then, he investigates the history of two common ingredients found in every pantry: salt and cinnamon.

  • Robert explores how restaurants across the country are faring during the global pandemic. Then, he is on a worldwide quest to uncover the mysteries and unbelievable stories behind chocolate and truffles.

  • Robert Irvine and his wife, Gail, watch the very first episode of Restaurant: Impossible.

  • Robert Irvine returns to Paterson, NJ, to check on Paul's Bar and Bowling. In 2014, Robert found the building falling apart and the owner stuck in a different era. He's back to see if Paul has kept up the improvements.

  • Robert Irvine returns to Mamma Lucrezia's in Pennsylvania, where he helped Maria, a talented chef whose discord with her siblings was stifling her promising restaurant. Now, six years later, Robert finds out if Maria was able to push family trouble aside.

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