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Season 8, Episode 3

Poaching Profits

Fearing that someone on his staff is using restaurant supplies to operate a competing catering company, Lenny, the owner of Cookin' With Lenny Smokehouse in Los Angeles, contacts Charles Stiles for help. Mystery Diners Amanda and Kiel go undercover to find out what the kitchen is really cooking.

Friday
Sep 28
4am | 3c
Season 10, Episode 9

History Mystery

When Lee, owner of Old Vinings Inn in Atlanta, hears rumors of unauthorized "Civil War Tours" taking place inside his historical restaurant, he contacts Charles Stiles to investigate. Mystery Diners Kendall and Eliot go undercover to see how authentic the tours really are.

Friday
Sep 28
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 10, Episode 8

Missing Links

Jeff, general manager of Emerald Hills Golf Course in Hollywood, Fla., contacts Charles Stiles after fielding complaints about non-members playing for free. Mystery Diners Jamie and Brianna go undercover and discover a bigger problem inside the dining room.

Friday
Oct 5
4am | 3c
Season 11, Episode 6

Comic Book Caper

Vlane, the owner of Action Burger in Brooklyn, contacts Mystery Diners to investigate missing comic books at his comic book-themed restaurant. Charles Stiles sends in Jamie, who discovers an employee abusing their powers for evil.

Friday
Oct 12
4am | 3c
Season 9, Episode 10

The Spoils of Victory

After hearing rumors that his restaurant's signature cocktail is being served at other bars, Daniel, owner of Victory in New Orleans, contacts Charles Stiles for help. Mystery Diners Patrick and Ingrid go undercover and discover an even bigger problem inside.

Friday
Oct 12
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 9, Episode 6

Private Chef Sting

Having already been helped by Mystery Diners in the past, Nico, owner of Capo's Speakeasy in Las Vegas, contacts Charles Stiles to help with a personal problem at his new home. Rob and Kiel go undercover to see if the private chef is cooking up trouble.

Friday
Oct 19
4am | 3c
Season 11, Episode 7

Vicious Valets

After hearing complaints about her valet service, Kitty of Breuckelen Colony in Brooklyn contacts Charles Stiles for help. Mystery Diners Daniel and Jamie go undercover and discover an unauthorized car washing service.

Friday
Oct 19
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 10, Episode 6

Hamburger Burglar

Michell and Bella, owners of Latin House in Miami, fear someone at their offsite warehouse is giving away the recipes to their award-winning burgers. Charles Stiles sends in Jamie and Estefanie to find out if there are any moles inside their organization.

Friday
Oct 26
4am | 3c
Season 9, Episode 12

Train Robbery

Dave, owner of Fillmore and Western Railway, in Fillmore, Calif., is concerned about missing supplies and rumors of unauthorized passengers during his train's "dinner theater" service. Charles Stiles sends in Mystery Diners Shelby and JR to see who the train robbers really are.

Friday
Oct 26
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 10, Episode 3

Young Blood

When Joe, the owner of Harvey's Steakhouse in Huntington Beach, Calif., notices a decline in his restaurant's older customers, he contacts Charles Stiles to investigate. Mystery Diners Destiney and Hal go undercover and discover the staff is hosting unauthorized events to drive in younger patrons.

Friday
Nov 2
4am | 3c
Season 9, Episode 5

Red Hot Mess

Sonny and Sage, owners of Hot Red Bus near Los Angeles, contact Charles Stiles after hearing rumors that their restaurant is open on the one day it's supposed to be closed. Mystery Diner Kendall goes undercover to see what's going on when the doors are locked.

Friday
Nov 2
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 9, Episode 1

Deli Drama

Fearing that his new baker is taking artistic license with customer cake orders, Lenny, owner of Lenny's Deli in Los Angeles, asks Charles Stiles to investigate. Mystery Diners Kiel and Kendall go undercover and discover an even bigger problem inside the deli.

Friday
Nov 9
4am | 3c
Season 11, Episode 8

Venue Vandals

Concerned about vandalism at his new restaurant location, which is currently under construction, Manny of the Spanish Potato Grill in Brick, N.J. reaches out to Mystery Diners for help. Charles Stiles sends in Megan and Daniel, who learn the restaurant is being sabotaged from the inside.

Friday
Nov 9
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 10, Episode 7

Unhappy Hour

Jorge, owner of Moreno's Cuba Cafe and Riviera Hotel in Miami Beach, Fla., believes his staff is sneaking their friends into the hotel's free happy hour. Charles Stiles sends in Patrick and Tina to see how the uninvited guests are gaining access.

Friday
Nov 16
4am | 3c
Season 9, Episode 3

Very Bad Bosses

Tired of being mistreated, the wait staff of a California restaurant contacts Charles Stiles to do a reverse sting on their employer. Mystery Diners Amanda and Eliot go undercover and uncover what's really going on inside the kitchen.

Friday
Nov 16
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 11, Episode 12

Rigged Rental

Steve, owner of Nashville Street Tacos and The Stillery in Nashville, believes his part-time apartment above his restaurant is being used while he's out of town. Charles Stiles sends in Mystery Diners Jamie and Brooke to investigate.

Friday
Nov 23
4am | 3c
Season 9, Episode 9

Too Many Tourists

When Roland, owner of Marigny Brasserie in New Orleans, notices an influx of rowdy tourists at his "locals bar," he contacts Charles Stiles to investigate. Mystery Diners Nicole and Eliot go undercover to see who's profiting from the new customers.

Friday
Nov 23
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 11, Episode 5

Unhappy Holidays

Nirav, owner of Smokin' Barrel in Hoboken, N.J., contacts Charles Stiles to investigate after noticing a decline in sales every holiday season. Mystery Diners Dennis and Jamie go undercover and discover a suspicious sidewalk solicitor.

Friday
Nov 30
4am | 3c
Season 10, Episode 5

Extracurricular Activities

Fearing that their cooking instructors are going off curriculum, Arthur and Maria, owners of The Real Food Academy in Miami Shores, Fla., contact Charles Stiles to investigate. Mystery Diners Eliot and Domenica enroll as students and discover the classroom is being used for personal business.

Friday
Nov 30
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 9, Episode 8

Mystery Wedding

Kristy and Sarah, owners of Moviesets in New Orleans, are concerned about theft at their prop house-turned-event center. Charles Stiles sends in Mystery Diners Rob and Ingrid to book a wedding reception and they discover more than one event is taking place.

Friday
Dec 7
4am | 3c
Season 10, Episode 13

Drive-Thru Drama

Byron, owner of B-Man's Teriyaki and Burgers in Pasadena, Calif., becomes suspicious when he notices a drop in customers. Charles Stiles sends in Mystery Diners Kiel and Eliot, who uncover a problem with the drive-thru staff.

Friday
Dec 7
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 9, Episode 2

Bowling for Dollars

After hearing complaints about rowdy customers, Bryan, owner of Corbin Bowling Center in Tarzana, Calif., contacts Charles Stiles for help. Mystery Diners Eliot and Kendall go undercover and discover the staff is condoning reckless behavior.

Friday
Dec 14
4am | 3c
Season 10, Episode 11

Tour Bust

Father and son team Danny and Danny Jr. own the Star Cafe and Star Coaches in Atlanta. They are concerned about missing food in their kitchen and a rise in fuel expenses on their tour buses. Charles Stiles sends in Mystery Diners Meagen and Jamie to investigate what's happening on the road.

Friday
Dec 14
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 10, Episode 12

Skating on Thin Ice

After noticing missing food and merchandise, Shauna and Joe, owners of Epic Rollertainment in Murrieta, Calif., contact Charles Stiles for help. Mystery Diners Kendall and Eliot discover an ever bigger problem when the roller rink closes at night.

Friday
Dec 21
4am | 3c
Season 11, Episode 5

Unhappy Holidays

Nirav, owner of Smokin' Barrel in Hoboken, N.J., contacts Charles Stiles to investigate after noticing a decline in sales every holiday season. Mystery Diners Dennis and Jamie go undercover and discover a suspicious sidewalk solicitor.

Friday
Dec 21
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 9, Episode 4

Barrel of Monkeys

Damian, owner of Doffo Winery in Temecula, Calif., contacts Charles Stiles after noticing missing wine barrels. Mystery Diners Jamie and Kendall go undercover to see which employees are responsible.

Friday
Dec 28
4am | 3c

About the Show

When a restaurant owner suspects employees of not doing their jobs — whether it be stealing, lying, mistreating customers or generally doing lousy work — they call in the Mystery Diners. These Mystery Diners are undercover operatives who go into restaurants, bars and food-service establishments with hidden cameras to perform surveillance to find out what's really going on when the boss isn't around.

About the Host

Charles Stiles

Charles Stiles is the founder of Business Evaluation Services and the host of Food Network's Mystery Diners.