Through the financial help of their parents, brothers Gabe and Javier own the Knife and Fork Gastropub in San Antonio. Although it appears wildly successful, the restaurant is being run into the ground.
Keith and Stephanie's restaurant, Mama E's Wings and Waffles restaurant in Oklahoma City, was thriving. But a failed attempt at opening a second location put a strain on their finances -- and their marriage.
Turning around a failing restaurant is a daunting challenge under the best of circumstances. Attempting to do it in just two days with only $10,000 may be impossible. But Chef Robert Irvine is ready to take on the challenge.
On this episode of Restaurant: Impossible, Robert encounters the mother lode of disaster and, potentially, the most explosive family yet.
It's one of the most touching episodes of Restaurant Impossible as Robert Irvine visits Abudanza in western Massachusetts. He meets owners Luis and June, a couple who changes your perspective on family, love and sacrifice.
Robert Irvine is in South Padre Island to help the Padre Rita Grill. The grill has both food and music, but they're not doing either very well. Robert must overhaul the tacky decor and get the owners focused on the bottom line.
Robert Irvine travels to Mamma Lucrezia's restaurant in Bellefonte, PA which is losing thousands of dollars a month. The restaurant is owned by feuding sisters Maria and Stefania, who are faced with a competing Italian restaurant.
Robert Irvine is in Fort Bragg, NC, the largest U.S. Army installation in the world, where he is on a special mission to breathe new life into one of the only full-service restaurants on the post, the Green Beret Club.
Robert Irvine has his work cut out for him at Spicy Bar and Grill, a Vietnamese restaurant in Falls Church, VA. Between one owner with no culinary experience in the kitchen and the other letting the staff run wild,
Robert Irvine tempts an owner to sell her restaurant.
In Portland, ME, Dennis is owner of Uncle Andy's Diner by day, stand-up comedian by night. To Robert Irvine's frustration, Dennis spends more time telling jokes to his customers than paying attention to the quality of the food.
When Robert Irvine talks to the staff at Country Cow Restaurant and Bar in Campton, NH, he hears horror stories of the co-owners, a divorced couple, throwing pans in the kitchen and cursing throughout the dining room.
The Pomona Golf and Country Club in Egg Harbor City, NJ is a nine-hole golf course and clubhouse that has been run by three cousins for the past decade. Robert Irvine must come up with a new business plan to save it from the trap.
Paul's family has owned Paul's Bar and Bowling in Paterson, NJ, since 1929. But this neighborhood staple has been falling into the gutter for the past eight years, leaving Paul no choice but to call in Robert Irvine for help.
Marie's at Ummat Cafe poses many challenges for Robert Irvine. Situated next to Atlanta's oldest Mosque, many potential customers falsely think that the restaurant is strictly for Muslims.
The Fork Diner in Calhoun never quite took off and the owners are now faced with a failing business. Robert Irvine will have to address the boring food, cleanliness, disinterested staff and an owner with one foot out the door.
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Owners are in a feud that threatens to derail their restaurant and family.
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