CO, USA – December 13, 2012 – Culinary Hall of Fame, LLC announced
today that Chef Robert Irvine received an honorary induction into the Culinary
Hall of Fame®
for the special episode “Holiday Impossible” aired by Food Network's
“Restaurant Impossible” on December 9, 2012.
Restaurant impossible is an
American reality television program aired by the Food Network and hosted
by chef and restaurateur Robert Irvine. Chef Irvine given the task of
renovating and turning failing restaurants into thriving enterprises two
days on a $10,000 budget.
About the “Holiday
On May 22, 2011 a
catastrophic tornado slammed into Joplin, Mo., killing 161 people and
destroying a third of the city. Chef Irvine was in Joplin shortly after
working with the American Red Cross and persuaded the producers of
“Restaurant Impossible” to tape a holiday special at Joplin's Boys and
In his largest and most
difficult mission to date, Chef Irvine directed the renovation of the
expansive Boys and Girls Club and catered a special holiday party for
1,000 local volunteers. Chef Irvine was assisted by Chef Chiarello and
given three days and a budget of $30,000 to accomplish the mission.
After 72 hours, the Boys and
Girls Club re-opened shiny and new with a fully equipped kitchen, a
dedicated study room and many other functional improvements.
Read more about this
transformation here: http://blog.foodnetwork.com/fn-dish/2012/12/restaurant-revisited-boys-girls-club-of-southwest-missouri/
View the full episode: http://www.foodnetwork.com/food-network-full-episodes/videos/index.html
About Chef Robert