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Season 17, Episode 3

Back on Track in Glendora

Robert Irvine heads to T. Phillip's Alehouse and Grill in Glendora, Calif., and finds a restaurant that looks more like a dive bar. The owner, Jen, can't stand up for herself and everyone walks all over her. Robert must find a way to break down Jen's walls in order to build her, and the restaurant, back up.

Thursday
Jul 16
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 1

Soul Food and Home Cooking

Robert Irvine revisits Oklahoma City soul food restaurant Mama E's Wings and Waffles to see whether the owners have been able to overcome their marital challenges and work together and make their restaurant a success. Robert also rewatches his trip to Longview, Texas, to work on Nanny Goat's Cafe and Feed Bin. He and his designer, builder and executive producer share new stories and behind-the-scenes secrets from the explosive episode.

Thursday
Jul 16
9pm | 8c
Season 1, Episode 1

Soul Food and Home Cooking

Robert Irvine revisits Oklahoma City soul food restaurant Mama E's Wings and Waffles to see whether the owners have been able to overcome their marital challenges and work together and make their restaurant a success. Robert also rewatches his trip to Longview, Texas, to work on Nanny Goat's Cafe and Feed Bin. He and his designer, builder and executive producer share new stories and behind-the-scenes secrets from the explosive episode.

Friday
Jul 17
12am | 11c
Season 0, Episode 12

Restaurant Impossible: Most Extreme Moments

Chef Robert Irvine has tackled some of the most extreme kitchen disasters in the country. He's seen it all, from impossible owners to culinary catastrophes. Take a look back at some of his most extreme and outrageous moments.

Thursday
Jul 23
8am | 7c
Season 17, Episode 4

The Ginger Monkey Is Going Under

The chef and owner, Jackson, of the Ginger Monkey in Chandler, Ariz., has a ton of experience but can't keep up with the demands of his high-volume restaurant. With three years of losses on the books, he's failing big-time. There's something wrong with this picture, and Robert Irvine is ready to solve the mystery!

Thursday
Jul 23
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 2

Sibling Rivalry and a Nashville Ambush

Robert Irvine heads to Bellefonte, Penn., to check on Mamma Lucrezia's, where the owner and chef struggled to push family troubles aside and focus on her promising restaurant. He also rewatches an ambush episode at Ellendale's Restaurant in Nashville and reveals some behind-the-scenes moments that viewers never saw.

Thursday
Jul 23
9pm | 8c
Season 1, Episode 2

Sibling Rivalry and a Nashville Ambush

Robert Irvine heads to Bellefonte, Penn., to check on Mamma Lucrezia's, where the owner and chef struggled to push family troubles aside and focus on her promising restaurant. He also rewatches an ambush episode at Ellendale's Restaurant in Nashville and reveals some behind-the-scenes moments that viewers never saw.

Friday
Jul 24
12am | 11c
Season 1, Episode 1

Soul Food and Home Cooking

Robert Irvine revisits Oklahoma City soul food restaurant Mama E's Wings and Waffles to see whether the owners have been able to overcome their marital challenges and work together and make their restaurant a success. Robert also rewatches his trip to Longview, Texas, to work on Nanny Goat's Cafe and Feed Bin. He and his designer, builder and executive producer share new stories and behind-the-scenes secrets from the explosive episode.

Thursday
Jul 30
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 4

Losing Hope in Mississippi

For a second time, Robert Irvine goes all out to help the owners of Rossini's Italian restaurant in Ridgeland, Miss., who are struggling to survive after the pandemic shutdown. Then, Robert is joined by crew members to share a behind-the-scenes look at this emotional rescue and answer viewer questions.

Thursday
Jul 30
9pm | 8c
Season 1, Episode 4

Losing Hope in Mississippi

For a second time, Robert Irvine goes all out to help the owners of Rossini's Italian restaurant in Ridgeland, Miss., who are struggling to survive after the pandemic shutdown. Then, Robert is joined by crew members to share a behind-the-scenes look at this emotional rescue and answer viewer questions.

Friday
Jul 31
12am | 11c
Season 1, Episode 2

Sibling Rivalry and a Nashville Ambush

Robert Irvine heads to Bellefonte, Penn., to check on Mamma Lucrezia's, where the owner and chef struggled to push family troubles aside and focus on her promising restaurant. He also rewatches an ambush episode at Ellendale's Restaurant in Nashville and reveals some behind-the-scenes moments that viewers never saw.

Thursday
Aug 6
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 3

Leadership Lessons in Florida

Robert Irvine rolls into Titusville, Fla., to help Loyd Have Mercy reopen after the COVID-19 shutdown. Robert brings new safety protocols, menu items and lessons on leadership to help the owners save their failing restaurant. Then he and his design and construction team share a behind-the-scenes look at this project and answer viewer questions.

Thursday
Aug 6
9pm | 8c
Season 1, Episode 3

Leadership Lessons in Florida

Robert Irvine rolls into Titusville, Fla., to help Loyd Have Mercy reopen after the COVID-19 shutdown. Robert brings new safety protocols, menu items and lessons on leadership to help the owners save their failing restaurant. Then he and his design and construction team share a behind-the-scenes look at this project and answer viewer questions.

Friday
Aug 7
12am | 11c
Season 15, Episode 3

Caribbean Catastrophe

Robert Irvine heads to Chez Olga in Grand Rapids, Mich., where the struggling Caribbean restaurant's dingy dining room, bland menu and terrible kitchen are tearing apart the mother and daughter who run it. Robert must completely revamp the look and menu as well as get the owners to work as partners, or this restaurant is sure to fail.

Thursday
Aug 13
8am | 7c
Season 15, Episode 6

Dull Diner Dilemma

Robert Irvine is faced with the problem of making a run-of-the-mill diner stand out in the heart of diner country in North Chelmsford, Massachusetts. After 13 years in business, mother and daughter co-owners Rosie and Bridget have run out of money and options. If they are going to be able to save Rosie’s Diner, Robert is going to need to change almost everything in this outdated restaurant.

Thursday
Aug 13
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 5

Reuniting Family in Missouri

Robert Irvine returns to McLanks Family Restaurant in Columbia, Mo., to bring the owners back together after the pandemic wreaked havoc on their family business. Then he and his team reveal secrets and new footage from McLanks before checking in for an update on the restaurant.

Thursday
Aug 13
9pm | 8c
Season 1, Episode 5

Reuniting Family in Missouri

Robert Irvine returns to McLanks Family Restaurant in Columbia, Mo., to bring the owners back together after the pandemic wreaked havoc on their family business. Then he and his team reveal secrets and new footage from McLanks before checking in for an update on the restaurant.

Friday
Aug 14
12am | 11c
Season 16, Episode 6

Old Habits Die Hard

At Perella's Ristorante in Warren, R.I., Chef Robert Irvine meets an owner whose stubbornness is holding back his restaurant. Lou hasn't updated the menu, the decor or his opinions since the restaurant opened 25 years ago, and he may lose his restaurant and his legacy if Robert can't convince him to change his ways.

Thursday
Aug 20
8am | 7c
Season 16, Episode 1

Cleaning Up in Mississippi

Chef Robert Irvine has his work cut out for him when he arrives in Ridgeland, Miss. Rossini's Cucina Italiana is absolutely filthy, and even worse, owners Lori and Toni seem to have given up. Robert has to roll up his sleeves and get his hands dirty in order to clean up this small-town restaurant.

Thursday
Aug 20
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 6

Branching Out in Missouri

Robert Irvine returns to family-owned Drake's Place in Ferguson, Mo., where business has suffered tremendously due to both the pandemic and community unrest. Robert helps the owners expand their business to bring in more revenue, and then he and his team share never-before-seen footage and answer viewer questions.

Thursday
Aug 20
9pm | 8c
Season 1, Episode 6

Branching Out in Missouri

Robert Irvine returns to family-owned Drake's Place in Ferguson, Mo., where business has suffered tremendously due to both the pandemic and community unrest. Robert helps the owners expand their business to bring in more revenue, and then he and his team share never-before-seen footage and answer viewer questions.

Friday
Aug 21
12am | 11c
Season 14, Episode 3

Smoky Steakhouse

Robert Irvine arrives in the small, mining town of Safford, Ariz., to help turn things around at the Copper Steer Steakhouse. The restaurant was the dream of Parrish and Maureen, a deputy U.S. marshal and a judicial assistant, but it turned into a nightmare as they started losing money every month with no clue as to how to turn things around. It's wreaking havoc on the family, and Robert has his hands full to get things back on track.

Thursday
Aug 27
8am | 7c
Season 12, Episode 5

Ambush: Stay... Or Go?

Chef Robert Irvine heads to Ellendale's Restaurant in Nashville after former employees reach out for help. The restaurant has become rundown, and owner Julie's management style has left the staff frustrated and unmotivated. The employees see the potential in this historic Nashville staple, but Julie isn't the type to ask for help and is worried about how being on TV will affect her restaurant's reputation. Time is ticking away, so Robert begins to worry: will she let him stay and help, or will she make him go?

Thursday
Aug 27
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 7

Still Losing Money in Ohio

Robert Irvine rolls into Akron, Ohio, to get to the bottom of why Edgar's Restaurant is still suffering despite making changes to keep operating during the pandemic. Then Robert and his team share stories about Edgar's before answering viewer questions and getting an update on the restaurant.

Thursday
Aug 27
9pm | 8c
Season 1, Episode 7

Still Losing Money in Ohio

Robert Irvine rolls into Akron, Ohio, to get to the bottom of why Edgar's Restaurant is still suffering despite making changes to keep operating during the pandemic. Then Robert and his team share stories about Edgar's before answering viewer questions and getting an update on the restaurant.

Friday
Aug 28
12am | 11c

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 Restaurant: Impossible Recipes

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pork Chops with Apple Bacon Salad

Coffee-Rubbed Short Rib with Caramelized Shallot-Blue Cheese Fondue and Crostini

Sauteed Strawberry, Sausage and Shrimp Salad

Tacos

Jalapeno Turkey Burger

Sauteed Flank Steak

Ratatouille

Shrimp Carbonara

Pot Roast

Pork Bolognese Pappardelle

Southern Fried Chicken

Fruit Salsa

Golden Barbecue Sauce

Grilled Skirt Steak with Watercress and Salsa

Tempura Crawfish

Shrimp and Mahi-Mahi Ceviche

Seafood Alfredo

Peppercorn Demi NY Strip Steak with Olive Oil Poached Mushrooms

Peach Cobbler Pie

Collard Greens Bubble and Squeak

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