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Restaurant Express Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

Season 1

7 Episodes 2013 - 2013

Episode 1

Vegas Meltdown

Sun, Nov 3, 2013 60 mins

Nine chefs arrive in Las Vegas in the premiere of this reality competition, which finds them vying for the chance to win their own Sin City restaurant. First up: Host Robert Irvine asks the competitors to pitch their eatery concepts, which they then get to execute in just six hours and with a budget of $500.

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Episode 2

Tantrum in Temecula

Sun, Nov 10, 2013 60 mins

The contestants arrive in Temecula, Cal., where they are given the task of coming up with a restaurant that would succeed amongst the competition. Later, they test their concepts at a lunch fair attended by locals.

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Episode 3

Express: Impossible

Sun, Nov 17, 2013 60 mins

The contestants face a group challenge inspired by "Restaurant: Impossible" when they arrive in Los Angeles and are given 24 hours and $5000 to revitalize two struggling eateries.

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Episode 4

Battle by the Beach

Sun, Nov 24, 2013 60 mins

The bus takes the remaining five contestants to Balboa Pier in New Beach, Cal., where they each must open up a concession stand featuring a burger, dessert and something on a stick. Also: They have to produce a commercial that could win them an advantage when it comes time to lure in customers.

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Episode 5

Going, Going, Gone!

Sun, Dec 1, 2013 60 mins

Budgeting skills are tested when the four remaining contestants are given $1000 and an empty restaurant to create a supper club. Plus, they have the chance to bid on items for their dinner service at an auction, but they need to make sure they have enough money left to purchase food and supplies.

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Episode 6

The Truck Stops Here!

Sun, Dec 8, 2013 60 mins

The three remaining chefs each get to run a food truck in a challenge that requires them to serve people at three different locations, including a zoo, an upscale shopping center and an area known for its nightlife.

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Episode 7

Vegas or Bust

Sun, Dec 15, 2013 60 mins

Season 1 ends with the final two chefs arriving at the M Resort in Las Vegas, where they are each given $5000 to create a restaurant for the space.

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