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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
Feb 13
5pm | 4c
Season 12, Episode 6

Ambush: Fight to the Finish

Chef Robert Irvine is headed to New Kensington, Pa. to ambush Stacey, the owner of Stella's Dine-Inn Restaurant. Stacey's daughter reached out after witnessing constant, out-of-control fighting between her mother, who is desperate to keep the restaurant going in her late husband's memory, and her brother, Dom, who serves as the main cook. Robert must work hard to help this family from being torn apart while also facing design struggles with the very large restaurant space.

Thursday
Feb 13
6pm | 5c
Season 11, Episode 3

Chocolate: Impossible

Ken opened up Cocoamoda, a French Bistro with an event space and chocolate boutique, seven years ago in the small town of Calvert, Texas. After failing to attract a following from the major cities, he's now deeply in debt, but refuses to advertise or cater to the local community. Ken's daughter calls in Chef Robert Irvine, hoping that the fellow Brit can help her stubborn father see how much help his business really needs.

Thursday
Feb 13
7pm | 6c
Season 15, Episode 5

Saving a Family's Legacy

Robert Irvine comes to the rescue of a Maryland seafood restaurant that has been in the family for more than 60 years and is on the brink of closing its doors. Third-generation owner Chad and his sister, Cara, attempt to salvage what's left of their family legacy, determined to keep alive the memory of their late parents and grandparents. With the finances in disarray, nonexistent leadership and a divide between the uninspired staff and stubborn management, Robert faces one of his toughest challenges to keep this family business afloat.

Thursday
Feb 13
8pm | 7c
Season 16, Episode 8

Beloved Restaurant on the Rocks

Robert Irvine visits Ferguson, Mo., to help a beloved community restaurant on the brink of closing its doors. The owners of Drake's Place, Sonny and Bridget, are out of both money and options. They wish their son would step up more, but Sonny also struggles to give up control. It's up to Robert to see if he can salvage their dream of making this restaurant their family legacy.

Thursday
Feb 13
9pm | 8c
Season 0, Episode 28

Revisited: Family Matters

Robert Irvine revisits So Natural Organic Restaurant and Market in Harker Heights, Texas, where he met a family of seven all working nonstop to keep things afloat in 2016. It was so important for the owners to leave the legacy of the business for their kids that they didn't notice their family was slipping away. Robert reminded them what really matters in life, and now he heads back to check on the family's priorities and the state of their personal and work lives.

Thursday
Feb 13
10pm | 9c
Season 4, Episode 7

Frankie's

Chef Robert Irvine heads to Frankie's "by the tracks," a 30-year-old staple in Three Rivers, Mich., which was purchased by then best friends Jay and Tina 13 years ago. The stress of owning a failing business has corroded Jay and Tina's relationship to the point where they are unable to be in the same room with each other, much less run their restaurant successfully. Robert has only two days and $10,000 to fix the fractured relationship responsible for the root of Frankie's problems.

Thursday
Feb 13
11pm | 10c
Season 16, Episode 8

Beloved Restaurant on the Rocks

Robert Irvine visits Ferguson, Mo., to help a beloved community restaurant on the brink of closing its doors. The owners of Drake's Place, Sonny and Bridget, are out of both money and options. They wish their son would step up more, but Sonny also struggles to give up control. It's up to Robert to see if he can salvage their dream of making this restaurant their family legacy.

Friday
Feb 14
12am | 11c
Season 0, Episode 28

Revisited: Family Matters

Robert Irvine revisits So Natural Organic Restaurant and Market in Harker Heights, Texas, where he met a family of seven all working nonstop to keep things afloat in 2016. It was so important for the owners to leave the legacy of the business for their kids that they didn't notice their family was slipping away. Robert reminded them what really matters in life, and now he heads back to check on the family's priorities and the state of their personal and work lives.

Friday
Feb 14
1am | 12c
Season 4, Episode 7

Frankie's

Chef Robert Irvine heads to Frankie's "by the tracks," a 30-year-old staple in Three Rivers, Mich., which was purchased by then best friends Jay and Tina 13 years ago. The stress of owning a failing business has corroded Jay and Tina's relationship to the point where they are unable to be in the same room with each other, much less run their restaurant successfully. Robert has only two days and $10,000 to fix the fractured relationship responsible for the root of Frankie's problems.

Friday
Feb 14
2am | 1c
Season 15, Episode 5

Saving a Family's Legacy

Robert Irvine comes to the rescue of a Maryland seafood restaurant that has been in the family for more than 60 years and is on the brink of closing its doors. Third-generation owner Chad and his sister, Cara, attempt to salvage what's left of their family legacy, determined to keep alive the memory of their late parents and grandparents. With the finances in disarray, nonexistent leadership and a divide between the uninspired staff and stubborn management, Robert faces one of his toughest challenges to keep this family business afloat.

Friday
Feb 14
3am | 2c
Season 0, Episode 28

Revisited: Family Matters

Robert Irvine revisits So Natural Organic Restaurant and Market in Harker Heights, Texas, where he met a family of seven all working nonstop to keep things afloat in 2016. It was so important for the owners to leave the legacy of the business for their kids that they didn't notice their family was slipping away. Robert reminded them what really matters in life, and now he heads back to check on the family's priorities and the state of their personal and work lives.

Saturday
Feb 15
4pm | 3c
Season 16, Episode 7

Saving a Piece of History

Robert Irvine tries to save a piece of history in Garrettsville, Ohio, by rescuing a restaurant in a 200-year-old mill. Shelli, the owner of Garrett's Mill Brewing Co., is in over her head after her husband had to return to his trucking job to keep the business afloat. They have a $500,000 payment coming due, and the historic mill is just months away from grinding to a halt.

Saturday
Feb 15
5pm | 4c
Season 13, Episode 7

Ambush: Cray, Cray

Chef Robert Irvine receives a pressing plea from Jamie, best friend of Cray Eatery and Drinkery's owner Crystal in Columbus, Ohio. Crystal opened Cray after being inspired by infused liquors from Cambodia, but her lack of experience and dismissive nature have led to her being unable to pay bills and begging for free labor from friends. Robert soon discovers that the restaurant is also unclean, the food service is slow, and the liquor infusions are nauseating. While the restaurant concept is unique, Robert must find a way to solve all of its other problems and help Crystal put her failures behind her.

Thursday
Feb 20
4am | 3c
Season 16, Episode 5

New Roles, New Results

Chef Robert Irvine comes to the rescue of Foxfire Grill in Alexandria, Va., where the owners, Terri and Jackie, simply can't figure out why they aren't making money. Their restaurant has a good location, they're smart, and they work hard. So what gives? If Robert can't identify and solve the problem, they'll have no choice but to close.

Thursday
Feb 20
5pm | 4c
Season 10, Episode 3

Revved Up

Restaurant: Impossible goes hog wild in Albuquerque, N.M., at the Shade Tree Customs and Cafe where Chef Robert Irvine meets a handful of characters who opened a full service restaurant above their motorcycle repair shop. Robert must unravel the mystery of why this restaurant is failing and tackle the blah menu, while the design team is challenged with elevating the Shade Tree's decor without losing its motorcycle soul.

Thursday
Feb 20
6pm | 5c
Season 9, Episode 3

Bowling: Impossible

Paul's family has owned Paul's Bar & Bowling in Paterson, N.J., since 1929, but this neighborhood staple has been on a downward spiral for the past eight years, leaving Paul with no choice but to call in Chef Robert Irvine for help. Not only will Robert's design team have to renovate both the bar and the bowling alley, but Robert will have to yank Paul and his business into the 21st century.

Thursday
Feb 20
7pm | 6c
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
Feb 20
8pm | 7c
Season 16, Episode 9

Cajun Seafood Crisis

The Balcony restaurant in Larose, La., is one of the oldest Cajun seafood restaurants in the bayou. The owner has worked there for 28 years, but her friendly relationship with the employees has cost her their respect. Now, Chef Robert Irvine needs her to become the boss she's never been, or she'll lose everything she's worked for.

Thursday
Feb 20
9pm | 8c
Season 0, Episode 29

Revisited: An Entire Life's Savings

Robert Irvine travels to Murphys, Calif., to check up on breakfast-and-lunch diner Hillbillies Restaurant. On his last visit, Robert found a tacky, messy restaurant, a defiant and lazy staff and owner Jamie at her wits' end. After pouring her life savings -- and her mother's -- into the place, it was losing money fast. Robert pays the restaurant another visit to find out whether Jamie is running things successfully.

Thursday
Feb 20
10pm | 9c
Season 11, Episode 6

Going Down with the Ship

Three years ago, Gigi opened Gigi's Music Cafe in Sunrise, Fla., but now, her bad business decisions are bringing down the business and taking her daughter Semone with it. Chef Robert Irvine has his hands full, between the books being a complete mess, the lackluster service, the reliance on the microwave in the kitchen and an owner who doesn't seem to realize that her business is failing. An unexpected boat trip may be what Gigi needs to wake up and turn her sinking ship around.

Thursday
Feb 20
11pm | 10c
Season 16, Episode 9

Cajun Seafood Crisis

The Balcony restaurant in Larose, La., is one of the oldest Cajun seafood restaurants in the bayou. The owner has worked there for 28 years, but her friendly relationship with the employees has cost her their respect. Now, Chef Robert Irvine needs her to become the boss she's never been, or she'll lose everything she's worked for.

Friday
Feb 21
12am | 11c
Season 0, Episode 29

Revisited: An Entire Life's Savings

Robert Irvine travels to Murphys, Calif., to check up on breakfast-and-lunch diner Hillbillies Restaurant. On his last visit, Robert found a tacky, messy restaurant, a defiant and lazy staff and owner Jamie at her wits' end. After pouring her life savings -- and her mother's -- into the place, it was losing money fast. Robert pays the restaurant another visit to find out whether Jamie is running things successfully.

Friday
Feb 21
1am | 12c
Season 11, Episode 6

Going Down with the Ship

Three years ago, Gigi opened Gigi's Music Cafe in Sunrise, Fla., but now, her bad business decisions are bringing down the business and taking her daughter Semone with it. Chef Robert Irvine has his hands full, between the books being a complete mess, the lackluster service, the reliance on the microwave in the kitchen and an owner who doesn't seem to realize that her business is failing. An unexpected boat trip may be what Gigi needs to wake up and turn her sinking ship around.

Friday
Feb 21
2am | 1c
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.

Friday
Feb 21
3am | 2c
Season 0, Episode 29

Revisited: An Entire Life's Savings

Robert Irvine travels to Murphys, Calif., to check up on breakfast-and-lunch diner Hillbillies Restaurant. On his last visit, Robert found a tacky, messy restaurant, a defiant and lazy staff and owner Jamie at her wits' end. After pouring her life savings -- and her mother's -- into the place, it was losing money fast. Robert pays the restaurant another visit to find out whether Jamie is running things successfully.

Saturday
Feb 22
4pm | 3c

About the Host

Robert Irvine

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

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Beef Ravioli

Beef and Ground Pork Sliders

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Pork, Brisket, or Seafood Dry Rub

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