Husband and wife, Nick and Autumn, combined their love of music with their fondness for food when they opened their rock and roll hot dog restaurant. But with only seasonal business and a cursed location, they hope to expand their brand so Nick can quit his construction work and focus solely on their hot dog business. Best friends Matt and Matt not only share the same name, but also share a passion for beignets which they hope to transform into a broader, successful culinary concept. These two teams will face off to prove that they have what it takes to win over the hungry residents of Traverse City, Mich.
Two teams made up of Chicago food truck owners look forward to the stability that a food court location in West Dundee, Ill., can provide. Will married couple Sam and Sarah's Fat Shallot or best friends Pat and Tim's Glutton Force 5 win the coveted prize?
Sisters Gabbie and Audriana grew up in the food industry and want to turn their passion for breakfast food into their own restaurant. Best friends Sadaya and Maiya started their own catering company to bring Southern-style food to their area and want to turn the business into a fulltime career. These two teams will compete for a food court location in their hometown of Zanesville, Ohio.
Hickory, N.C., is the battleground where two groups of friends compete to win their own food court restaurant. The local community will help decide whether DeeDee and George's chicken salad concept, called The Mayobird, or Larry and H.C.'s wings and pizza restaurant, Wingzza, will take up residence.
Newlyweds Jennifer and Lara, owners of gastropub "Full Circle Tavern," go head-to-head with Jonathon and his wife Christine, owners of a small neighborhood restaurant called Jonathon's Oak Cliff, in Lewisville, Texas.
Michael and Charlene have invested their life savings into their waffle-themed food truck, but have yet to see the success they need to grow their business and support their combined family, while best friends and culinary school buddies Robert and Mike believe that their sandwich-based concept would be a natural fit in a mall and could provide them with the culinary success they've been chasing. Only one team will win a spot in a Kelso, Wash., food court.
Friends JB and Brandi are looking to expand their catering/lunch business in hopes that the success will provide validation for the sacrifices they've made for their dream. Father and daughter team Thomas and Stephanie hope their love of Southern cooking and strong bond will make their restaurant a successful family venture for years to come. Only one of these teams will come out on top as they compete to win their own food court restaurant in Bossier City, La.
Friends and co-workers Randy and Brandon are ready to bring Randy's family run submarine sandwich food truck concept to the food court. Close friends Michelle and Lindsey love home cooked comfort foods and after Michelle was forced to close her bakery, she has dreamed of getting back into culinary world. Watch as these two teams bring their dream to the mall in Logan, Utah.
Brothers Michael and Lem dream of bringing their burgers to the food court, and to the stability the business could bring to both their families. Ayanna and Dee are best friends and former military brats who run catering companies in Memphis. They have a love for international cuisine that they want to share with their customers. Both teams fight it out for a spot in a Jonesboro, Ark., food court.
Brother and sister Juliano and Noris dream of taking their Guatemalan family recipes to a wider market. Best friends Holly and David hope their concept, Ramen Bar, will allow them to follow their dreams of owning a restaurant. Only one team can win a spot in the Newark, Calif., food court.
Renee and her daughter Tara are home cooks who hope their upscale salad restaurant will help them start their new lives. Best friends Malcolm and Cordey want their soul food concept to honor the strong women in their lives. The teams battle at the Collin Creek Mall in Plano, Texas, for the chance to win a spot in the Food Court.
It's Filipino vs. Costa Rican cuisine as two teams battle for the chance to win a food court restaurant in Sierra Vista, Ariz. Friends Joyce and Lisa hope a successful Filipino restaurant will help Joyce bring her family together in the U.S., while husband and wife Ray and Kristine got engaged in Costa Rica and hope to prove to their son the value of following your dreams.
In Lansing, Mich., one food truck will be turning into a food court restaurant. Married couple Mark and Krysta have put every penny they have into their struggling gourmet hot dog cart and strive to provide a more secure life for their son. Co-workers Vicki and Kathy hope for financial stability for their grilled chicken cart: Vicki is eager to give herself a paycheck and Kathy looks to have a larger role in the business.