Restaurant: Impossible

October 2017
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Season 9 Episode 2 - Culture Clash

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Marie's at Ummat Cafe poses many challenges for Chef Robert Irvine. Situated next to Atlanta's oldest Mosque, many potential customers falsely think that the restaurant is strictly for Muslims, owner Jaliwa's experience in catering has not translated into running a restaurant and the design team has a fight that puts the entire restaurant makeover in jeopardy.
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Season 9 Episode 1 - Fork In The Road

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The nearly three-year-old Fork Diner in Calhoun, Georgia, never quite took off, and owners Gray, Diana and Michael are now faced with a failing business and a suffering friendship. Chef Robert Irvine will have just two days to address the boring food, lack of cleanliness, disinterested staff and an owner with one foot out the door.
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S13 Ep8 - Ambush: Third Ambush Is The Charm

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Ambush: Third Ambush is the Charm - Chef Robert Irvine receives a heart-wrenching plea from Yianni, the son of the owner of Broad Street Bistro in North Versailles, Pa. Owner Tasso has only had the restaurant for a year and a half, but he's struggling to keep it afloat as it is dirty and dark with subpar food and a helpless staff. Tasso's wife, Kathy, is unhappy with all of the time he spends at the restaurant, and Yianni, a trained chef, tried to help out but his father would not listen. After...
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S13 Ep7 - Ambush: Cray, Cray

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Ambush: Cray, Cray - Chef Robert Irvine receives a pressing plea from Jamie, best friend of Cray Eatery and Drinkery's owner Crystal in Columbus, Ohio. Crystal opened Cray after being inspired by infused liquors from Cambodia, but her lack of experience and dismissive nature have led to her being unable to pay bills and begging for free labor from friends. Robert soon discovers that the restaurant is also unclean, the food service is slow, and the liquor infusions are nauseating. While the rest...
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S13 Ep6 - Ambush: Exercise Surprise

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Ambush: Exercise Surprise - Chef Robert Irvine receives a desperate plea from Ayana, the oldest daughter of Luvina and Jameel, owners of So Natural Organic Restaurant and Market in Harker Heights, Texas. Luvina and Jameel opened the business because they are passionate about healthy food, but with zero restaurant experience, they've quickly fallen into debt and cannot afford to hire staff outside of their own family. After a disastrous lunch service test, Robert finds he must not only teach the...
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S13 Ep5 - Ambush: Out Of Control

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Ambush: Out Of Control - Sarah and Justin only opened SiP Bistro in Holly Springs, N.C. three years ago, but their business is already hurting. Though Sarah has a background in hotel and restaurant management, her husband, Justin, is demeaning to the entire staff and hasn't allowed his wife to take control or make decisions. On top of trying to mend their relationship and negotiate a healthy balance of control, Chef Robert Irvine and his team must also do a full dining room renovation and find ...
September 2017
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S13 Ep3 - Ambush: A Taxing Situation

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Ambush: A Taxing Situation - Chef Robert Irvine receives a heartbreaking plea from Megan, who owns the BFE Bar and Grill in Waynesboro, Ga. with her husband, Mike. The restaurant is deep in debt and their family is suffering, but when Robert shows up, he also finds out that the state suspended their liquor license for not paying their taxes. Robert quickly learns he will have to pick and choose what to fix: their reputation is in the dumps, they're understaffed, and food service is painfully sl...
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S13 Ep2 - Ambush: Beneath The Surface

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Ambush: Beneath The Surface - For his next mission, Chef Robert Irvine responds to a call from Tamara, whose mother Raquel owns De Rican Chef in Virginia Beach, Va. Raquel wanted a restaurant that specialized in authentic Puerto Rican food and expanded her business with help from her son, Reuben, but they are barely making a profit and their relationship is suffering. As Robert tries to get to the bottom of their problems, Raquel drops a bombshell about why she has lost her passion, leading Rob...
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S13 Ep1 - Ambush: Faded Star

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Ambush: Faded Star - Chef Robert Irvine heads to Starlite Restaurant and Pizza in West Orange, New Jersey, after receiving a plea from the owner Patty's son. Patty has worked there since she was 13 years old and considers it home, but hasn't made a profit in almost ten years despite cashing in her retirement and mortgaging her home. When Robert arrives, he finds an extremely dirty kitchen and an old-school staff that is completely unwilling to change, including Patty herself. Will Robert be abl...
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S12 Ep8 - Ambush: Special Delivery

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Ambush: Special Delivery - For his next mission, Chef Robert Irvine heads to La Casa Bianca in Whitehouse Station, New Jersey, to give the owner, Paul, the surprise of a lifetime. Paul's daughter reached out to Robert for help after noticing the restaurant floundering, and her father is losing his passion for the business. It's now up to Robert to help reignite Paul's fire and get him back in the game. (S.12 Ep.8) (From the US) (Food Series) PG
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