Gordon sits down to order lunch, he orders a sausage pizza, meatball hero, a calzone and linguine with clams. He is not impressed with the dining room, comparing it to a hospital. Whilst he is waiting for his food Gordon speaks to another diner and asks them how the food is, the diner replies that it tastes like cat food. Gordon's huge calzone arrives and he cuts through it to find it is cold in the middle. The pizza comes out and is also huge, the crust is very thick, despite being the thin crust, it is also too greasy. Gordon sends it back and Pete says that it is still the best pizza in the city. The meatball hero is no better, Gordon describes this as a diaper full of meatballs. The final dish of linguine and clams, has canned clams and he empties the juice at the bottom of the dish into a glass.
Gordon goes into the kitchen to tell them about how bad his meal was and Pete is in denial. To prove how bad the pizza is, Gordon sets up a taste test to see what people think. He has 3 pizzas on offer, one from the best rated restaurant in Denver, one made by Pete and a frozen pizza. Pete's pizza came last with 10%, the frozen had 15% and 75% preferred the best rated pizza. Gordon then asks Pete if he would change his pizza and he says no. Pete hires both his son and grandson at the restaurant but the relationship is suffering so Gordon takes them to a family restaurant in Las Vegas. They have a talk, meal and agree to work on their relationship. Gordon gives the restaurant a makeover, he has got rid of the wood panelling and the plastic table cloths. The weird artwork on the walls has been replaced with traditional pictures of Italy. Gordon also reveals that he is giving them a van so that they can deliver pizza and the menu has also had a huge makeover.
For relaunch night, Gordon gives both Josh and Pete a pre-service morale booster out the back which includes smashing a plate. The pep talk appeared to work as despite a few small hiccups the evening was a success and the diners were very pleased with the food.
What Happened Next?
Reviews since Gordon has given the restaurant a makeover are good and the locals are pleased with the new menu.
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