Owner/Chef Joe Siniglia took over Italian restaurant Campania a year and a half ago and quickly ran it into the ground. Now, with creditors nipping at his heels, he is desperate for Gordon‘s help.
Gordon quickly sees what’s wrong. The food takes forever, the portions are huge and not worth the wait, and the final nail in the coffin is that the entire staff is immature and inexperienced. Gordon wastes no time letting Joe know the restaurant will only last 6 months unless he is willing take control of business and make some improvements.
On the restaurant’s biggest night, with food critics packing the dining room, Joe is put to the test. Food is taking too long to come out and when one table gets fed up, a fight breaks out and the police have to be called! Desperate to get this restaurant on the right track, Gordon warns Joe that this is his last chance to step up and take control of the situation. Will Joe be able to make it happen?