Wednesday, 30 December 2015

Restaurant Impossible - Old World Italian Restaurant - CLOSED

Old World Italian Restaurant Restaurant Impossible

Chef Robert Irvine visits Old World Italian Restaurant in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, where he meets George and Teresa Hayek who bought the restaurant for their son after he graduated from culinary school but customer numbers declined after 5 years in business and they were losing over $5000 a week. 

Robert updated the dated decor, working on improving the management and revamped the menu. 

What Happened Next?

The restaurant closed in September 2013 after customer numbers declined over the summer and they were unable to afford to stay open. Sales were initially up 35%, they had hired a new manager and George Jr had taken over expediting in the kitchen. 

This episode was episode 2 of season 6 and was aired on April 21 2013, there were 13 episodes, airing from April to August 2013 and the season 6 closure rate currently stands at %.

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