Feb 20, 2013

When will Kitchen Nightmares at the Mill Street Bistro air?

Can you find out when the Norwalk, Ohio, Kitchen Nightmares Episode will Air? — Quinn in Norwalk

After months of delays and rescheduling, the Kitchen Nightmares episode at the Mill Street Bistro in Norwalk is still up in the air. The FOX website has it advertised for 8 p.m. this Friday, but the actual schedule has it listed for a two part on Fridays, March 1 and March 8. We called the actual restaurant, and they said as far as they know the second dates are correct. To be safe, you might want to check in this Friday, but plan to sit down with your popcorn next week.

Here is the show synopsis on the Kitchen Nightmares website: "Chef Gordon Ramsay travels to Norwalk, OH, to visit Mill Street Bistro in the first part of a special two-part episode of KITCHEN NIGHTMARES. Located in the heart of farm country, Chef Ramsay meets Joe, the most pretentious restaurant owner he's ever met. Joe claims his restaurant is farm-to-table, but the so-called bistro, proves to be anything but. Joe runs his staff like a dictator and has trouble listening to any views aside from his own. From his hostile attitude toward the staff and customers, to the overpriced and tasteless recipes being served, Chef Ramsay realizes that Joe is in denial and resistant to change. Find out if Ramsay can take on this stubborn owner."

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Comments

shucks

This should be a lot of fun to watch!

barkerb23

Ramsey traveled to Norwalk, in north central Ohio, to revamp the Mill Street Bisro run by “the most pretentious restaurant owner Chef Ramsay has ever met,” Fox publicists says. Here are the new episode descriptions:

MARCH 1: Chef Gordon Ramsay travels to Norwalk, OH, to visit Mill Street Bistro in the first part of a special two-part episode of KITCHEN NIGHTMARES. Located in the heart of farm country, Mill Street Bistro is run by Joe, the most pretentious restaurant owner Chef Ramsay has ever met. Joe claims his restaurant is farm-to-table, but the so-called bistro proves to be anything but. On top of it, Joe runs his staff like a dictator and has trouble listening to any views aside from his own. From his hostile attitude toward the staff and customers to the overpriced and tasteless recipes being served, Chef Ramsay has his work cut out for him with this stubborn owner.

MARCH 8: In the second part of a two-part episode, Chef Ramsay is back in Ohio farm country, hoping to snap restaurant owner Joe out of his state of denial. Joe has remained defiant and defensive, taking great pride in deflecting the advice Ramsay has to offer, which drives Ramsay to contemplate leaving the restaurant. Even with a total revamp of the menu and décor, there are bigger problems at play – can Chef Ramsay fix them?
http://cincinnati.com/blogs/tv/2...

KnuckleDragger

It should be. They should do a revisit because I have heard from friends who have visited since the show was filmed, that Joe has went back to his rude, dictatorial ways.

MrSandusky

As a restaurant owner why would you invite these people to your place of business knowing that they are going to make you look like a fool and make your food and restaurant seem disgusting? Is free publicity needed so bad that people will go to such extremes?

Commenter

Good question MrSandusky.... I haven't been there, but I did look at their menu and it seems a little high priced for the Norwalk area. I hope that the restaurant owner learned something.

MrSandusky

I think that the bottom line is that people will go there now just because it was on TV. How many times has the Register printed articles like this saying that they have no real clue as to when it will run, all the while mentioning the restaurant. I never even heard of the place until all of this. Maybe there is a method to this guys madness...

KnuckleDragger

Their food is disgusting, overpriced, and the owner is a jerk that shouts obscenities at his staff in front of customers.

dearme

place is still the same high price and tasteless

TakingCrap

Tell me about it! I went there once well after the show filmed. The bison meat was tough. The bluegill was good, but the overall cost vs. quality wasn't there. They also actually charge you for bread! They don't even do that at Ruth's Chris or Flemmings and this place isn't anywhere near those two chains.

Edit: accidentally used "aired" instead of "filmed"

MBR

The first ep was originally supposed to air on 2/22. However, the two-parter has been moved to 3/1 (next Friday) and 3/8, the following Friday.

FYI, the owner himself invited Chef Ramsey and the show to cover Mill St. Bistro (as opposed to an employee, etc., calling them). How anyone who has ever seen the show would think all they were going to get was some good publicity is beyond me, but the owner honestly believed that is all Chef Ramsey would have to say.

Judy Moody

oh nevermind

ole45mag

Ahhh, the good ole days. Walking to the Maple Tree for league bowling, followed by few drinks at the old sportsbar and grill before it was the Bistro, then a take home 6 pack of beer from Dublos as I walked home to Henry Street to settle into a few hours of Henry Timmons books waitin on the wife to get home. Don't reckon I could afford the Bistro, but the atmosphere at the old grill was great.

kURTje

You forgot The Seven Seas or Joseppis. And the Pizza Joint by the SOHIO station.

44846GWP

Joseppis, yum!! Loved to go there with the family.