Robert boards the Navy's newest destroyer, the USS Wayne E. Meyer, to receive a mission unlike any other. For the first time on Dinner Impossible, Robert will receive orders to complete two missions in just one day. The brand new destroyer is celebrating its commission week, and the pressure is on Robert to deliver two missions with flying colors.
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.
On his next mission, Robert is off to college on a mission to transform student dorm food into gourmet fare. Robert must prepare a meal for 100 University of North Carolina students in just 6 hours, using only the food he can find in student housing. No grocery stores, no raiding the cafeteria, and definitely no cheating!
For this episode of Dinner Impossible, Robert races to the Ironman Arizona to compete in his own culinary version of an Ironman competition. Just as the Ironman has three grueling components in one race: 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike ride and a full marathon; Robert will have three tough challenges in one mission
For this mission Chef Robert Irvine heads to colorful Key West, Florida to take on a boatload of pirates. At part of the annual Pirates in Paradise Festival, Robert I has 9 hours to feed 150 pirates. The folks at Pirate Fest immerse themselves in total pirate lore and expect Robert to do the same. Robert is met by a peg-legged, parrot-toting, Captain Stitch, and is given orders to cook in true pirate fashion. Like any cook on the high seas, Robert has to concoct authentic pirate fare including bone soup, hardtack, sea turtle, pickled preserves and dishes to ward off scurvy.
Robert lands in Gallup, New Mexico for the annual Red Rock Balloon rally. Just like the hot air balloons, Robert's mission is literally up in the air. Robert will have seven hours to cook for 200 people, but the details of this mission are launched in five hot air balloons. The only hint Robert is given is that each element of his mission will in some way relate to hot air balloons.
On his next mission, Robert will be challenged to the culinary version of speed dating. He will have just seven hours to create a date friendly meal for 100 speed daters. The catch? Just like the speed daters who will be set up with several matches in order to find the perfect mate, Robert will be set up with several ingredients in order to make the perfect meal. Adele, co-founder of the speed dating company Hurry Date, will introduce Robert to several "dating-themed" ingredients throughout his mission. Robert will also have the added challenge of playing matchmaker for his kitchen helper, Brooke. Every time Robert gets a new set of ingreedients, Brooke will be paired with a new guy.
TV's Divorce Court is celebrating their 2000th episode and they're bringing in Chef Robert to divorce some tired food marriages and rematch them into exciting new pairs. Judge Lynn Toler has dissolved the partnership of 10 classic food combinations such as fish and chips, cookies and milk, and liver and onions. From those 20 newly single ingredients, Robert must reconfigure them to make 10 new matches. Robert has 7 hours to impress 200 Fox executives, but first his menu must pass muster with Judge Lynn. If she doesn't like what she sees, Robert's menu could be thrown out of court.
Robert is heading to Disney World to play the role of Prince Charming for this episode of Dinner Impossible. It's Celebrate Family Volunteers Day at Disney World and Robert's mission is to feed 400 volunteers from across the US. He'll have nine hours to prepare a meal that will make the volunteers feel like royalty. Who better to give Robert ingredients fit for royalty than Disney Princesses?
Chef Robert Irvine is lost in Hawaii, on a mission to feed the cast and crew of the hit TV show, LOST. Just like the characters on the show, Robert is "stranded" on a deserted beach and must use all his creative powers to complete his mission.
Peet's Coffee and Tea Roasting Facility in Alameda, California is brewing up a scorching mission for Chef Robert Irvine. Robert has 9 hours to make a meal for 150 loyal customers - using coffee or tea in every dish. To top it off, Robert must attempt to cook each item using one of the methods to make coffee or tea, i.e. roasting, brewing, steaming, etc. Adding to the pressure is an additional mini-mission. Robert must serve 3 dishes for 50 employees for their scheduled coffee break.
Chef Robert Irvine lands at Blackberry Farm, an exclusive resort located in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains. His mission: prepare a gourmet meal that was sold at auction for $15,000 to benefit Friends of Great Smoky National Park. The catch: he must create this fine dining experience camping style; no kitchen, no stoves, no ovens, no electricity. Robert learns he must use campfires, camp stoves and tiny pots to make an elaborate meal for 45 people in just 6 hours. But what he doesn't know is that he'll have to do all of this in the pouring rain.
It's game-on for Robert in Clearwater, Florida... home of the Philadelphia Phillies spring training camp. As Robert approaches the mound he is greeted by 1980 World Series Champion and current Phillies coaching staff member, Dickie Noles. Dickie explains that this is the only time of year that the minor league and major league players practice side by side. In honor of that, Robert has 7 hours to make a meal for 200 ballplayers using major league and minor league ingredients.