Dinner: Impossible

Pot Pie at Pixar

For 600 Pixar employees, the chef creates a dinner based on their films.
Season 7, Episode 1

Roller Derby Debacle

Robert Irvine meets his match in toughness as he takes on a mission with the women of Roller Derby. Robert has 8 hours to prepare a meal tough enough to meet the standards of 250 Roller Derby women.

Tuesday
Sep 6
8pm | 7c
Season 7, Episode 4

Feeding Frenzy at the Zoo

Chef Robert helps the Philadelphia Zoo celebrate their 150th anniversary by preparing a dinner for 500 guests in just nine hours. To give his meal the taste of the wild kingdom, every dish he made had to be based on the diets of four of the zoo's most popular animals: big cats, primate, birds and reptiles.

Tuesday
Sep 27
8pm | 7c
Season 7, Episode 6

Ice Cream Meltdown

Chef Robert's mission at Ben and Jerry's original ice cream factory in Vermont soon has Robert screaming - but not for ice cream. Robert has 9 hours to cook for 400 Ben and Jerry employees, and every dish must be based on one of their 15 wacky ice cream flavors, such as Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough or Cherry Gracia. With nothing but a makeshift kitchen and limited help, it doesn't take long for Robert to loose his cool.

Tuesday
Oct 4
8pm | 7c
Season 7, Episode 10

Double Jeopardy

Robert is facing double trouble when his next mission takes him to Twinsburg, Ohio, home of Twins Days - the largest annual gathering of twins. Robert's mission is to create a meal for 250 twins in just 8 hours. The catch? In keeping with the Twins Days theme, for every dish Robert creates, he must make its twin. That means that Robert will have take the main ingredients from one dish and create a totally different second dish using those same main ingredients.

Tuesday
Nov 1
8pm | 7c
Season 6, Episode 3

Casino Craziness

Robert Irvine is visiting Mohegan Sun, and his mission is a real gamble. Robert must spin a special roulette wheel to determine how many people he must feed and special ingredients he has to use.

Tuesday
Dec 27
7pm | 6c
Season 3, Episode 8

Culture Clash Wedding

Robert's mission takes him to the Woodmark Hotel in Kirkland, Washington where he is expected to create an unforgettable meal for a cross-cultural wedding! His challenge is to create a gourmet menu that fuses Asian and Irish cuisine, consisting of hors d'oeuvres and a 4-course plated dinner for 150 wedding guests in 9 hours. This wedding is incredibly emotional and special for the family, as the bride's dad has been diagnosed with lung cancer and the couple pushed up their wedding date six months (from August to January) to ensure that he would be at their wedding.

Tuesday
Jan 31
7pm | 6c
Season 7, Episode 6

Ice Cream Meltdown

Chef Robert's mission at Ben and Jerry's original ice cream factory in Vermont soon has Robert screaming - but not for ice cream. Robert has 9 hours to cook for 400 Ben and Jerry employees, and every dish must be based on one of their 15 wacky ice cream flavors, such as Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough or Cherry Gracia. With nothing but a makeshift kitchen and limited help, it doesn't take long for Robert to loose his cool.

Tuesday
Mar 6
7pm | 6c
Season 6, Episode 1

Yahoo Search Scramble

Robert Irvine visits Yahoo! headquarters to celebrate the anniversary of Yahoo Search. His mission: make the top 15 most searched dishes, but each dish must be made with a randomly assigned top searched ingredient!

Thursday
May 24
4am | 3c
Season 7, Episode 13

Robert And Guy's Holiday Havoc

On a special holiday edition of Dinner Impossible, Robert is surprised when Guy Fieri pops up to deliver an extreme Holiday mission. Robert and Guy join forces with Share our Strength to give members of the Santa Rosa Boys and Girls Clubs a day they'll never forget.

Thursday
Nov 15
4am | 3c
Season 6, Episode 2

X Food at the X Games

Robert Irvine reaches Aspen, CO to cook for 200 Extreme Athletes at the Winter X Games. Working in extreme outdoor conditions, Robert has just 7 hours to make his most Extreme Menu ever.

Thursday
Jan 10
4am | 3c
Season 7, Episode 11

WWE: A Mission on the Mat

Robert is taken to the mat as he joins up with some of World Wrestling Entertainment Superstars at Summer Slam, WWE's biggest summertime event. Stephanie McMahon gives Robert his mission to feed 300 WWE VIPs a "Superstar" meal in just nine hours, this means every dish he creates must be based on some of WWE's Superstars' signature moves such as Frog Splash, Clawhold, and Knife Edge Chop. Stephanie is center ring joined by her seven foot tall, 400 pound "enforcer", Big Show, who's there to make sure Robert knows that failure is not an option!

Thursday
Jun 6
4am | 3c
Season 7, Episode 12

Newseum: Museum Mayhem

The Newseum is Washington DC's newest museum that chronicles history through the eyes of journalists, photographers and news media. Robert receives his mission via 40 foot LED screen at the Newseum by the noted newsman David Gregory. For this mission Robert has to prepare a news worthy meal in eight hours for 300 people based on four major food events in American history: early Thanksgiving, WWI food shortages, the invention of TV dinners, and the 1961 publication of Julia Child's 'Mastering the Art of French Cooking'. Along with food historian Francine Segan, and the Newseums' Emily Nicholson, Robert must create a historical menu spanning all of those diverse eras.

The recipes for this episode are not yet available.

Thursday
Jun 13
4am | 3c
Season 8, Episode 2

Boxed In: Terminal Trouble

On this mission, Chef Robert Irvine is faced with a shipping terminal full of food and an empty parking lot in which to cook it. Robert lands at the Packer Avenue Marine terminal, one of the busiest importing ports in the country. Spread out over a hundred acres are thousands of tractor-trailer size containers, each one packed with goods imported from all over the world. From these containers Robert must gather his ingredients and prepare a hearty lunch for 150 hungry longshoremen in just seven hours.

Thursday
Jun 27
4am | 3c

About the Show

Food Network's Robert Irvine is ready for any challenge – on his popular series Dinner: Impossible. Robert is challenged to overcome culinary obstacles and deliver a delicious meal before his time runs out. With new challenges from this exciting, fun-loving chef, viewers will see if Robert can make dinner possible!

About the Host

Robert Irvine

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

Most Popular Recipes

All Dinner: Impossible Recipes

French Toast

Cole Slaw

Potato Leek Soup

Chicken Piccata

Asparagus Wrapped in Prosciutto

Sweet Potato Mash

Chicken Fried Rice

Rice Pudding

Mussels Marinara

Red Beans and Rice

Haupia (Coconut Pudding Dessert)

Deep-Fried Beef Chimichangas with Guacamole

Crab Salad

Poached Salmon

Egg Casserole

Smoked Salmon Pizza

Apple Betty "Granola" with Banana Creme

Contractor's Cole Slaw

Stuffed Peppers

Cauliflower Soup

Tuna Tartare

Steamed Clams

Goat Stew

Skewered Shrimp Dipped in Corn Dog Batter

Braised Oxtails "Anton"

Creole Baked Chicken

Sauteed Mushrooms