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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.

Wednesday 10:00 PM et/pt on Food Network
13 Seasons, 155 Episodes
January 19, 2011
Cast: Robert Irvine, Tom Bury
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Restaurant: Impossible Full Episode Guide

  • Robert tries to save a failing Ohio restaurant from an inexperienced owner.

  • Chef Robert helps So Natural Organic Restaurant in Harker Heights, TX.

  • Chef Robert attempts to implement a healthy balance of control at SiP Bistro.

  • Chef Robert Irvine revisits some of his most memorable ambushes. Plus, get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of how the surprise takeovers are set up and executed, and what can go wrong along the way!

  • Chef Robert responds to an employee's plea to restore Peppino's Ristorante Italiano in Oviedo, Florida.

  • Chef Robert responds to a heartbreaking plea from Waynesboro, Georgia.

  • Chef Robert Irvine attempts to revive De Rican Chef in Virginia Beach, VA.

  • Chef Robert Irvine attempts to return the Starlite Restaurant and Pizza in West Orange, N.J. to its former glory.

  • The owner of La Casa Bianca in N.J. gets the surprise of a lifetime.

  • Robert pays a holiday visit to an at-risk teen camp in Jackson Hole, WY.

  • Robert Irvine navigates a rollercoaster of emotions in Red Lion, PA.

  • At the request of former employees, Robert heads to Ellendale's in Nashville, TN. The restaurant is rundown and owner Julie's management style is ineffective. Worried about being on TV, will Julie send him away or let him stay?

  • Robert Irvine steps in to save the Copper Still CD Vodka Lounge and Eatery.

  • Robert Irvine's in Blue Jay, CA, to help the Lake Arrowhead Sports Grille.

  • Robert Irvine ambushes Jodi, the owner of Theresa's Restaurant, in Bradenton, Florida, after her friend and banker, Miriam, puts out a call for help.

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