Robert Irvine

Robert's Rescues, Ambush Style
Robert's Rescues, Ambush Style

In the all-new season, Robert surprises owners when he shows up unannounced — and ready to renovate.

Get to Know Robert
Get to Know Robert

Learn 10 little-known facts about Food Network's resident restaurant renovator.

Coaching the Academy
Coaching the Academy

Joining Season 2 of All-Star Academy, Robert mentors a team of cooks.

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  • Restaurant: Impossible

    Join Chef Robert Irvine as he counts down his top ten worst of the worst from nine seasons of Restaurant: Impossible including; going head-to-head with the worst owner, trying to clean-up the worst clutter, fixing the most difficult family issues and attempting to eat the worst food. With surprises around every corner and restaurants you wish you could've forgotten about — which will Robert deem the absolute worst of the worst?

  • Restaurant: Impossible

    Maniaci's Italian Bistro in Mohnton, Pa., was a thriving family business that was run by Mrs. Maniaci until her death: Five years later, her three sons are running the business into the ground. Chef Robert Irvine has two days and $10,000 to overhaul the menu, décor and give the Maniaci brothers a fresh start to keep their mother's dream alive.

    FN Dish Update: See How Maniaci's Italian Bistro Is Doing

  • Restaurant: Impossible

    Over the course of nine seasons on Restaurant: Impossible, Chef Robert Irvine has encountered some of the grossest restaurants in the country. From the dirty and smelly, to the calls to exterminators and professional cleaners to even the need for hazmat suits, Robert counts down the grossest places he and his team have transformed into clean, beautiful hot spots.

  • Restaurant: Impossible

    The Soup to Nuts Diner in Tavares, Fla., is a 1950s-themed diner that looks like it hasn't been cleaned since then! Owner Sharon is losing so much money on the restaurant that she's on the verge of losing her house to foreclosure. Chef Robert Irvine must tackle a restaurant that's filthy from the dining room, to the kitchen, to the young staff's attitudes in order to turn the Soup to Nuts Diner into a success.

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  • Restaurant: Impossible

    Chef Robert Irvine often sees restaurant owners with little experience and lofty ideas of how to run a restaurant, but Lynn, the owner of Chatterbox in Windham, New Hampshire, takes the cake. A former stay-at-home mom, she used her late husband's life insurance policy to open up a restaurant, hoping to provide for her five children. Robert has just two days to give the well-intentioned but naive family the tools and skills to run a successful family business.

About Robert Irvine

Robert is ready for any challenge on his shows, Restaurant Express, Restaurant: Impossible and Dinner: Impossible. More

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