Restaurant Stakeout Episodes

2012, TV Show

Restaurant Stakeout Season 3 episodes

What Are You Servin' Here? Season 3, Episode 13

A co-owner of Barzola Restaurant in Flushing, N.Y., calls on Willie for help after inheriting the business from his parents. Problems that need fixing include a lack of knowledge about the menu, bad attitudes among the staff and a lack of inventory. read more

What Would Your Father Do? Season 3, Episode 12

The owner of Michael's Roscommon House in Belleville, N.J., is having trouble keeping the Irish bar and restaurant he inherited from his dad in business. Among the problems that need attention are an untrained staff, lack of structure and an unruly chef. read more

Tuscan Tumbleweeds Season 3, Episode 11

The owner of the Venetian Grille in Somerville, N.J., wants to know why business is slow, so he calls in Willie, who pinpoints a few problems, including an unprofessional staff, confused identity and frustrated manager. read more

The Place Is a Ghost Town! Season 3, Episode 10

Willie offers his expertise to a former dishwasher struggling to make a go of it as the owner of Roasted Peppers in Mamaroneck, N.Y. read more

Your Smokehouse Is a Joke-House Season 3, Episode 9

Willie warns the young owner of Smokehouse Barbecue in Somerville, N.J., that his restaurant could go down in flames if he doesn't make some changes, beginning with the prank-loving staff. read more

Kitchen Mafia Season 3, Episode 8

The sister owners of Docks Clam Bar and Pasta House in Staten Island need Willie's help recovering from Hurricane Sandy. read more

Giving Away the House Season 3, Episode 7

Willie arrives at a family-run eatery in Harrison, N.Y., which he comes to learn has been struggling for 10 years due, in part, to the overly generous nature of one of the owners. read more

To Catch a 'Restaurant' Thief Season 3, Episode 6

Willie turns up evidence of an incompetent staff and a possible thief during his investigation of a steakhouse in Red Bank, N.J. read more

The Big...Not So Easy Season 3, Episode 5

The Bayou, a Cajun restaurant in Bellmore, N.Y., is losing customers after 22 years in business. Problems include a leader who is disillusioned and a staff that likes to party. read more

Three Strikes and You're Out! Season 3, Episode 4

The owner of Shiraz Persian Restaurant in Elmsford, N.Y., asks Willie for helping saving his eating establishment, which, if it fails, would be his third one to do so. Lazy employees who fight amongst themselves and a reluctance to lay down the law are among the problems unearthed during Willie's visit. read more

You Can't Be Everything to Everybody Season 3, Episode 3

Despite a commitment to good customer service and award-winning food, AJ's Burgers in New Rochelle, N.Y., is suffering financially, because, Willie discovers, the menu is overloaded, the restaurant has a confused identity and the manager is overworked. read more

Momma's Boy Season 3, Episode 2

The staff of the Latin Kitchen in the Bronx are evaluated by Willie at the request of the owner, whose business has been suffering the negative effects of competition. At the same time, his mother and partner has been recovering from a freak accident that nearly claimed her life. read more

Barbecue With Attitude Season 3, Episode 1

In the third-season opener, the married owners of Hot Rods Real Pit BBQ in Wharton, N.J., ask Willie for advice on how to improve their business, which he learns is suffering because of negative attitudes and lack of training. read more

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Premiered: March 11, 2012, on Food Network
Rating: TV-G
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Premise: A New York restaurateur uses hidden cameras to spot problem areas at struggling eateries across the country.


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