Restaurant: Impossible premiered on FOOD on January 19, 2011. After combating countless "impossible dinners", Chef Robert Irvine faces a daunting new challenge: save America's most desperate restaurants from impending failure in just two days with only $10,000. Robert aims to rescue these restaurants and give hope to the owners and their employees. Day one of the extreme mission begins with a thorough business assessment as Robert launches the restaurant into full service, closely observes the staff and kitchen, and determines their weakest spots. Then, he updates the menu, restrains the staff, and implements aesthetic changes with the help of his design team before hitting the streets to tell the community about the improved restaurant.