The Best Before-and-After Updates
The Best Before-and-After Updates

See dramatic photos of Robert's most-massive restaurant transformations to ever take place.

Restaurants Revisited
Restaurants Revisited

Hear from owners to find out how their businesses are faring since the team left.

Fitness: Impossible
Fitness: Impossible

Robert dishes on his no-nonsense fitness regime and shares how you can do it.

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Catch up on past episodes to relive Robert's most-dramatic transformations.

Mr. Irvine Goes to Washington

In a special episode, first lady Michelle Obama challenged Robert to transform a local children's community center and build them a garden.

White House Inspiration
White House Inspiration
Cook Like Robert

Get Robert's best recipes for juicy pulled pork, simple pasta salad and more favorites.

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  • Single mother Renae bought El Bistro in Titusville, Pa., armed and eager for the challenge but three years later, she's behind in taxes, her savings is depleted and so is her passion. When Chef Robert Irvine walks through the door, he's nauseated by the stench of the grime and it's obvious that Renae has given up. When she threatens to sell the restaurant and walk away, Robert calls her bluff, cash in hand.

     

    FN Dish Update: See How El Bistro Is Doing

  • Single mother Renae bought El Bistro in Titusville, Pa., armed and eager for the challenge but three years later, she's behind in taxes, her savings is depleted and so is her passion. When Chef Robert Irvine walks through the door, he's nauseated by the stench of the grime and it's obvious that Renae has given up. When she threatens to sell the restaurant and walk away, Robert calls her bluff, cash in hand.

     

    FN Dish Update: See How El Bistro Is Doing

  • At Uncle Andy's Diner, in Portland, Maine, Chef Robert Irvine meets Dennis; restaurant owner by day, stand-up comedian by night. To Robert's frustration, Dennis spends more time telling jokes to his customers than paying attention to the quality of the food that comes out of his kitchen or how his newfound success in comedy is straining his relationship with his family.

     

    FN Dish Update: See How Uncle Andy's Diner Is Doing

  • Chef Robert Irvine is in Fort Bragg, N.C., 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 must find a way to keep the tradition of the restaurant alive, while giving it a much needed update.

     

    FN Dish Update: See How Green Beret Club Is Doing

  • Chef Robert Irvine is in Fort Bragg, N.C., 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 must find a way to keep the tradition of the restaurant alive, while giving it a much needed update.

     

    FN Dish Update: See How Green Beret Club Is Doing

  • At over 4,000 square feet, WhaBah Steakhouse in Bowling Green, Ky., presents Robert with his biggest challenge yet! The eight-year-old restaurant/music venue made more than a million dollars in its first year, but the owner has hit the wall and is now facing bankruptcy. Robert and his team will have to turn the owner's spirits around and tackle the many challenges of this supersized space in just two days.

  • At over 4,000 square feet, WhaBah Steakhouse in Bowling Green, Ky., presents Robert with his biggest challenge yet! The eight-year-old restaurant/music venue made more than a million dollars in its first year, but the owner has hit the wall and is now facing bankruptcy. Robert and his team will have to turn the owner's spirits around and tackle the many challenges of this supersized space in just two days.

  • Chef 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, it's no wonder why they're $300,000 in debt. Robert has just two days to get these owners on a business track, find a new chef and turn the unprofessional servers into a real workforce.

     

    FN Dish Update: See How Spicy Bar and Grill Is Doing

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  • When Chef Robert Irvine talks to the staff at Country Cow Restaurant and Bar in Campton, N.H., he hears horror stories of the co-owners, a divorced couple, throwing pans in the kitchen and cursing throughout the dining room. But everyone is on their best behavior when Robert shows up, forcing Robert to consult the behind-the-scenes footage to uncover all the problems that needed to be fixed.

     

    FN Dish Update: See How Country Cow Restaurant and Bar Is Doing

  • When Chef Robert Irvine talks to the staff at Country Cow Restaurant and Bar in Campton, N.H., he hears horror stories of the co-owners, a divorced couple, throwing pans in the kitchen and cursing throughout the dining room. But everyone is on their best behavior when Robert shows up, forcing Robert to consult the behind-the-scenes footage to uncover all the problems that needed to be fixed.

     

    FN Dish Update: See How Country Cow Restaurant and Bar Is Doing

About the Host

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

About the Show

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. He'll channel MacGyver and use a lot of muscle to rescue these desperate places from complete collapse. Can one man, in two days, with just $10,000, turn the tide of a failing restaurant and pave the road to a successful future? Find out as Robert Irvine takes on Restaurant: Impossible.

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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. He'll channel MacGyver and use a lot of muscle to rescue these desperate places from complete collapse. Can one man, in two days, with just $10,000, turn the tide of a failing restaurant and pave the road to a successful future? Find out as Robert Irvine takes on Restaurant: Impossible.

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