Robert Irvine

Robert Faces Impossible Rescues
Robert Faces Impossible Rescues

It's up to Robert to reinvigorate failing restaurants − but he has only two days and a limited budget to do it.

Robert's Work, Revisited
Robert's Work, Revisited

Hear from restaurant owners to find out how they're faring after Robert leaves.

Memorable Reveals
Memorable Reveals

See before-and-after snapshots of Robert's most-unforgettable Impossible reveals.

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  • Restaurant: Impossible

    Chef Robert Irvine ruffles quite a few feathers when he goes to Kokomo, Ind., to help the Duncan family save their 33-year-old business, Ducky's Family Restaurant. Robert's unflinching assessment of their terrible food and dysfunctional management style were hard enough to handle, but when the family and long-time staff start to be honest with each other is when emotions really erupt.

    FN Dish Update: See How Ducky's Family Restaurant Is Doing

  • Restaurant: Impossible

    Chef Robert Irvine heads to The Main Dish in Meridianville, Ala., where he finds a family desperate for help. Owners Lynn and Ken bought the restaurant five years earlier because Ken loved to cook, but with no restaurant experience at all, the couple is now working 80 hours a week and in more than $50,000 debt.

     

    FN Dish Update: See How The Main Dish Is Doing

  • Restaurant: Impossible

    Chef Robert Irvine ruffles quite a few feathers when he goes to Kokomo, Ind., to help the Duncan family save their 33-year-old business, Ducky's Family Restaurant. Robert's unflinching assessment of their terrible food and dysfunctional management style were hard enough to handle, but when the family and long-time staff start to be honest with each other is when emotions really erupt.

    FN Dish Update: See How Ducky's Family Restaurant Is Doing

  • Restaurant: Impossible

    Chef Robert Irvine heads to The Main Dish in Meridianville, Ala., where he finds a family desperate for help. Owners Lynn and Ken bought the restaurant five years earlier because Ken loved to cook, but with no restaurant experience at all, the couple is now working 80 hours a week and in more than $50,000 debt.

     

    FN Dish Update: See How The Main Dish Is Doing

  • Restaurant: Impossible

    Chef Robert Irvine is in Oklahoma City to help Chaya and Michael, the owners of Urban Roots, a failing restaurant and entertainment venue. While there's a lot of potential in the space, the food is thrown together, the staff isn't pulling their weight and Chaya's passion for cooking has gone out the window. Robert's best hope for turning the business around is to get someone to help Chaya with the day-to-day operations and get her heart back in the kitchen.

     

    FN Dish Update: See How Urban Roots Is Doing

  • Restaurant: Impossible

    Chef Robert Irvine quickly sees why the Caseyville Café in Caseyville, Ill., is failing: From the kitchen to the servers, the staff have completely overrun Diane and Robin's restaurant, costing this Mother-Daughter team tens of thousands of dollars — and their relationship. Robert can only help Diane and Robin fix the menu and décor of the restaurant once he gives the staff an ultimatum: decide who's in and who's out, or else Robert leaves and the mission is over.

    FN Dish Update: See How Caseyville Cafe Is Doing

  • Restaurant: Impossible

    Chef Robert Irvine quickly sees why the Caseyville Café in Caseyville, Ill., is failing: From the kitchen to the servers, the staff have completely overrun Diane and Robin's restaurant, costing this Mother-Daughter team tens of thousands of dollars — and their relationship. Robert can only help Diane and Robin fix the menu and décor of the restaurant once he gives the staff an ultimatum: decide who's in and who's out, or else Robert leaves and the mission is over.

    FN Dish Update: See How Caseyville Cafe Is Doing

  • Restaurant: Impossible

    Chef Robert Irvine is in Houston, Texas for his latest mission, to help turn around Kevin's restaurant, gratifi kitchen + bar. In addition to a kitchen so filthy that Robert shuts it down just minutes into his visit, Kevin's sarcasm and poor attitude are a constant cause of tension between both Robert and the employees. Robert can usually handle fixing a filthy kitchen and a bickering staff, but combine those with a super-snarky owner and this may be a recipe for disaster.

     

    FN Dish Update: See How gratifi kitchen + bar Is Doing

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