Restaurant: Impossible

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  • TV-G
  • 2011
  • 20 Seasons
  • 6.9  (1,905)

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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Slumping Sales in San Jose
7. Slumping Sales in San Jose
January 27, 2022
Chef Robert Irvine finds The Breakfast Place in San Jose, Calif., uninspired, dirty and close to shutting the doors for good. Co-owners Cristina and Raquel, two Mexican immigrants who have paid their dues in the service industry for decades, are struggling with the realities of owning their own restaurant. They're burnt out and don't have the confidence to lead their staff. Can Robert save their friendship and their business before it's too late?
Virtually Impossible
6. Virtually Impossible
January 20, 2022
Chef Robert Irvine travels to Loveland, Colo., to revive a family-run Mexican restaurant. Owners Ritchie and his mother Alma haven't made a dime since they opened six years ago. Ritchie has been running virtual kitchens to make ends meet, but they are failing too. Robert has two days to turn this restaurant's virtual disaster into a successful business or risk…
Burnt Out in Berkeley
5. Burnt Out in Berkeley
January 13, 2022
At KC's BBQ in Berkeley, Calif., Patrick has fallen into a deep depression after leading his father's 50-year legacy restaurant to the brink of closure. Chef Robert Irvine must help Patrick regain his self-confidence, treat his daughter and co-owner Kirsten like a true partner and accept change in order to save their family restaurant and create his own legacy.
Dirtiest. Kitchen. Ever.
4. Dirtiest. Kitchen. Ever.
January 6, 2022
Robert Irvine heads to the Jalisco Cafe in San Diego and tackles one of the filthiest kitchens of his career. The owner, Maria, has no idea how to run a restaurant and faces endless obstacles, including bad food, complacent staff and decades of grease buildup. With only 48 hours to turn the restaurant around and give Maria the tools to lead -- this challenge might actually be impossible.
Big Ego, Big Trouble
3. Big Ego, Big Trouble
December 30, 2021
Chef Robert Irvine rolls into Colorado Springs, Colo., where the chef and owner of Momma Pearl's Cajun Kitchen is on the verge of losing his wife and his business if he can't shed his arrogant alter ego. His over-the-top persona in the kitchen has alienated family and staff and threatens to derail Robert's efforts to help him. Robert has to find the real person hidden beneath the surface if he has any chance of saving this failing business and crumbling marriage.
A Big Mess in Texas
2. A Big Mess in Texas
September 2, 2021
Chef Robert Irvine travels to Joshua, Texas, to save a failing Tex-Mex restaurant. Fun Time Cafe owners Carmen and Wayne are serving subpar food, and the environment in the restaurant is toxic. To top it off, Carmen and Wayne's relationship is in dire straits, too, so Robert has his hands full cleaning up this Tex-Mex mess and helping turn things around.
Extreme British Makeover
1. Extreme British Makeover
August 27, 2021
Expat Lee is on the brink of losing his restaurant, From Across the Pond, in Colleyville, TX. In a very personal two-day transformation, Robert Irvine tries to help his fellow countryman realize he can turn around 15 years of failure.
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 20 seasons (264 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, Vudu, FuboTV, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, Apple TV and Food Network.

  • Premiere Date
    January 19, 2011
  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (1,905)