ROBERT IRVINE RETURNS WITH NEW SEASON OF
New Season Premieres on Wednesday, April 8th, 2009 at 10:00pmET/PT
NEW YORK – March 18, 2009 – A marvel in the kitchen, Robert Irvine overcomes culinary obstacles in Food Network’s popular series, Dinner: Impossible. Robert returns with six new hour-long episodes premiering Wednesday, April 8th at 10pm ET/PT, accepting missions like an extreme dinner for 200 Winter X Games athletes, preparing odd but tasty combinations of food for 450 Yahoo! employees and taking a gamble on a mission at the renowned casino at Mohegan Sun.
Upcoming episodes include:
Premieres: Wednesday, April 8th at 10:00pm ET/PT – SEASON PREMIERE!
“X Eats at the X Games”
In the season premiere of Dinner: Impossible, Robert heads to Aspen, Colo. to cook for 200 action sports athletes at the Winter X Games. Robert works in severe outdoor conditions, and has just seven hours to make his most extreme menu ever. Can he overcome spills, hills and chills, or will this be Dinner: Impossible?
Premieres: Wednesday, April 15th at 10:00pm ET/PT
“The Yahoo! Search Scramble”
Robert visits Yahoo! headquarters in the heart of Silicon Valley to celebrate the anniversary of Yahoo! Search. His mission: make the top 15 most-searched dishes, with a catch – each dish must be made with a randomly assigned top-searched ingredient! Can Robert overcome the strange pairings and successfully feed 450 Yahoo! employees in just eight hours, or will this be Dinner: Impossible?
Premieres: Wednesday, April 22nd at 10:00pm ET/PT
Robert takes on a real gamble at Mohegan Sun. In a special casino, Robert spins the roulette wheel to see how many people he will serve, rolls the dice at the craps table to see how many hours he will have to prepare and plays three games of blackjack in hopes of winning three crucial ingredients: oil, sugar and salt. Will Robert make a jackpot meal, or will this be Dinner: Impossible?
Premieres: Wednesday, April 29th at 10:00 pm ET/PT
“NBA All Star Stress”
Robert attends the NBA All-Star Weekend Cares and Cooks fundraising event, where he has just 10 hours to create nearly 30 different NBA-inspired dishes for 2,000 fans! Robert creates a menu inspired by five teams from the Western Conference and five from the Eastern Conference. Can he beat the buzzer on his All-Star mission, or will this be Dinner: Impossible?
ABOUT ROBERT IRVINE:
Born in England, Robert Irvine began cooking at the age of 15, when he joined the Royal Navy. As part of his service, he worked on board the Royal Yacht Britannia where the Royal Family and their entourages regularly dined. In addition, Robert participated in a guest chef program, allowing him to cook at the White House. In his 25 year-long career, he had the opportunity to serve 6,000 servicemen and women on a US aircraft carrier and plan the menu at a spectacular celebrity-studded after-party at the Academy Awards. Robert also wrote a cookbook entitled “Mission: Cook!” (Harper Collins, 2007). He currently owns his own multi-faceted company, The Irvine Group.