Robert meets his match in toughness as he takes on a mission with the women of Roller Derby. Robert has eight hours to prepare a meal tough enough to meet the standards of 250 Roller Derby women, who want a meal they can eat with their hands -- no forks, no spoons, no knives. Can Robert withstand the body blocks and hip checks and survive his Roller Derby mission, or will this be Dinner: Impossible?
Robert visits the world's largest candy store, Dylan's Candy Bar, in New York. Robert has only eight hours to prepare a party for 250 people -- and he must use candy in every dish. Will Robert be able to fuse sweet and savory in a delectable cocktail cuisine, or will this be Dinner: Impossible?
Robert is preparing a thrilling meal for 250 roller coaster enthusiasts at one of the country's top locations for thrill seekers: Six Flag's Great America! Robert is given just nine hours to create a menu that takes standard amusement park classics like hot dogs and funnel cake and put as many twists and turns on them as the Six Flags coasters themselves. With only the food vendors inside the park to "shop" from, will this be Dinner: Impossible?
Chef Robert helps the Philadelphia Zoo celebrate their 150th anniversary by preparing a dinner for 500 guests in just nine hours. To give his meal the taste of the wild kingdom, every dish he made had to be based on the diets of four of the zoo's most popular animals: big cats, primate, birds and reptiles.
The entire food court in the historic Bourse building in Philadelphia is taking the day off, and one man is filling in. Robert's mission is to simultaneously open seven restaurants, with seven different cuisines in just eight hours. Robert must work through the night to stock each location with enough food to handle the hundreds of tourists who visit the Bourse each day.
Chef Robert's mission at Ben and Jerry's original ice cream factory in Vermont soon has Robert screaming -- but not for ice cream. Robert has nine hours to cook for 400 Ben and Jerry employees, and every dish must be based on one of their 15 wacky ice cream flavors, such as Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough or Cherry Garcia. With nothing but a makeshift kitchen and limited help, it doesn't take long for Robert to loose his cool.
When Robert arrives at a quite, tree lined street, he has no idea he's about to be hit with a mission that will pit him against one of his closest allies, his sous chef, David. The Palmer Street block party has a long tradition, but it's never seen anything like chef vs. chef in the Block Party Battle.
For his next mission, Robert goes to Sesame Place in Langhorne, Pa., to help celebrate Sesame Street's 40th birthday. Robert meets three of Sesame Street's most famous residents (and his helpers for the day) -- Elmo, Cookie Monster and Maria. Robert must make a meal for 250 people in just eight hours and everything on the menu must start with the letter "B."
Chef Robert Irvine heads to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for a music inspired mission. Robert has just nine hours to cook a legendary meal for 250 Rock Hall VIPs. But to make his meal sing, Robert must base his menu based on six influential genres or events: the British Invasion, the Blues, Woodstock, Hip-Hop/Rap, Seattle Grunge and Rock and Roll.
Robert is facing double trouble when his next mission takes him to Twinsburg, Ohio, home of Twins Days -- the largest annual gathering of twins. Robert's mission is to create a meal for 250 twins in just eight hours. The catch? In keeping with the Twins Days theme, for every dish Robert creates, he will have take the main ingredients and create a totally different second dish.
Robert is taken to the mat as he joins up with some of World Wrestling Entertainment Superstars at Summer Slam, WWE's biggest summertime event. Stephanie McMahon gives Robert his mission to feed 300 WWE VIPs a "Superstar" meal in just nine hours, this means every dish he creates must be based on some of WWE's Superstars' signature moves such as Frog Splash, Clawhold, and Knife Edge Chop. Stephanie is center ring joined by her seven foot tall, 400 pound "enforcer", Big Show, who's there to make sure Robert knows that failure is not an option!
The Newseum is Washington's newest museum that chronicles history through the eyes of journalists, photographers and news media. For this mission Robert has to prepare a newsworthy meal in eight hours for 300 people based on four major food events in American history: early Thanksgiving, WWI food shortages, the invention of TV dinners and the 1961 publication of Julia Child's "Mastering the Art of French Cooking." Along with food historian Francine Segan, and the Newseums' Emily Nicholson, Robert must create a historical menu spanning all of those diverse eras.
On a special holiday edition of Dinner: Impossible, Robert is surprised when Guy Fieri pops up to deliver an extreme holiday mission. Robert and Guy join forces with Share our Strength to give members of the Santa Rosa Boys and Girls Clubs a day they'll never forget.
New Episodes Wednesdays 10|9c