Restaurant: Impossible

Restaurant: Impossible

  • TV-G
  • 2011
  • 18 Seasons
  • 6.9  (1,750)

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.

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Seasons
Bogged Down in Buffalo
14. Bogged Down in Buffalo
April 22, 2021
In Buffalo, single father Steven Marchione is struggling to keep Casa Di Francesca's open after a series of tragic life events. His family's legacy restaurant is hopelessly rundown, filthy and losing money. Robert Irvine has 48 hours to make Steven the leader his restaurant needs to save the business and support his family.
Colorado Couple in Crisis
13. Colorado Couple in Crisis
April 15, 2021
The husband and wife that run Millonzi's in Fairplay, Colo., are buried in debt and on the brink of divorce. Robert Irvine must get Tim and Jenifer to work as a team again if they have any hope of salvaging their relationship or their 14-year-old restaurant.
Nancy Foots the Bill
12. Nancy Foots the Bill
April 8, 2021
Robert Irvine is in Geneva, N.Y., at Cosentino's Ristorante, where co-owners Bill and Nancy are struggling to save their family restaurant. Their marriage is collapsing under the weight of an unbalanced workload while their inexperienced son, Dom, serves unappetizing food. They need to make real changes and learn to respect one another if Robert is going to save their business.
House of Cards
11. House of Cards
March 25, 2021
A model and a former poker player opened Cafe No Fur in Las Vegas, Nev., but they're so stuck in their dysfunctional ways that the restaurant is on the verge of folding after only two years. Robert Irvine must get them to change their stubborn ways or all bets are off on the restaurant's survival
Friends in Need
10. Friends in Need
March 18, 2021
Robert Irvine arrives at Dunbar's Creole Cuisine in New Orleans to find a restaurant full of history but in dire need of his help; the livelihood of two families depends on its success, but the matriarch refuses to change.
Listless in Louisiana
9. Listless in Louisiana
March 11, 2021
Robert Irvine travels to Lafitte, LA, to visit Boutte's Bayou Restaurant, where owner Nick is too proud to ask for help; Robert guides Nick in becoming a real leader and trusting his staff before it's too late for the iconic coastal watering hole.
Saving an American Dream
8. Saving an American Dream
February 18, 2021
Robert helps an immigrant who's fighting to save her Las Vegas restaurant.
Taking Ownership in Vegas
7. Taking Ownership in Vegas
February 11, 2021
Robert helps a widowed cafe owner in Las Vegas find her own path.
Community Hub in Chaos
6. Community Hub in Chaos
February 4, 2021
Robert heads to Buffalo to save Park Vue Soul Food Bar and Restaurant.
Bogged Down in Buffalo
5. Bogged Down in Buffalo
January 28, 2021
Robert helps a single father save his family's legacy restaurant in NY.
Colorado Couple in Crisis
4. Colorado Couple in Crisis
January 21, 2021
Robert works with owners who are in debt and on the brink of divorce.
Destination, Hawk Springs
3. Destination, Hawk Springs
January 14, 2021
Robert ventures to Wyoming to help the struggling owner of The Emporium.
Moving On in Montana
2. Moving On in Montana
January 7, 2021
Robert helps the widowed owner of Don Luis Restaurant in Billings, MT.
Changing with the Times
100. Changing with the Times
January 7, 2021
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.
Back in Business: New Tricks
101. Back in Business: New Tricks
March 15, 2021
Robert Irvine is back at Perella's Ristorante in Warren, RI, where the owner, Lou, is facing the biggest change of his 25-year restaurant career. Robert looks to the past for inspiration to help Lou and his restaurant thrive in the present.
Back in Business: Rosier Days
102. Back in Business: Rosier Days
March 15, 2021
Robert Irvine returns to North Chelmsford, MA, to help Rosie's Diner get back on its feet after the COVID-19 shutdown. The diner's counter service is out of commission, and without that revenue, the owners have plunged deep into debt.
Back in Business: Al's Seafood
103. Back in Business: Al's Seafood
March 15, 2021
Robert Irvine returns to Al's Seafood in Essex, MD, which is fighting to stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic. With the crab season coming to a close and relying solely on takeout, the owner is just months away from losing his family legacy.
Back in Business: Perseverance
104. Back in Business: Perseverance
March 15, 2021
Robert Irvine heads back to the Southern Grille of Ellendale in Delaware, where the owner has made sweeping changes to his business due to COVID-19 but is still struggling financially. Robert has to do something he's never done before in order to help.
Aftershow: Edgar's
105. Aftershow: Edgar's
March 15, 2021
Robert Irvine reveals unaired footage and stories about his visit to Edgar's Restaurant in Akron. Then, crew members disclose the truth about what it's like to travel on a bus with Robert, and Robert answers burning questions from viewers.
Aftershow: Garrett's Mill
106. Aftershow: Garrett's Mill
March 15, 2021
Robert Irvine shares a behind-the-scenes look into a favorite build at Garrett's Mill in Ohio. Then, he answers viewer questions, and crew members reveal never-before-heard stories about Robert. Plus, the owners give an update on how they're doing.
Aftershow: Perella's
107. Aftershow: Perella's
March 15, 2021
Robert Irvine shares never-before-seen moments from filming at Perella's Ristorante in Warren, RI. Crew members join him to premiere the first ever Restaurant: Impossible music video, and Robert checks in with the owner of Perella's for an update.
Aftershow: Rosie's Diner
108. Aftershow: Rosie's Diner
March 15, 2021
Robert Irvine shares a behind-the-scenes look at one of his most-emotional rescues, Rosie's Diner in North Chelmsford, MA. Crew members reveal never-before-heard stories about Robert, and he checks in with the diner's owners.
Restaurant: Impossible
Restaurant: Impossible

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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 (244 episodes). The series first aired on January 19, 2011.

Where to Watch Restaurant: Impossible

Restaurant: Impossible is available for streaming on the Food Network website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Restaurant: Impossible on demand at Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, FuboTV, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, Apple TV and Food Network.

  • Premiere Date
    January 19, 2011
  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (1,750)