Restaurant Startup

There can only be one

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It's all in the name Wed, 30 Jul '14 | 3:29 PM ET

After receiving feedback that shoppers may not understand what Banza is, the brothers debate whether or not they should change the name.

Menu 'suicide' Wed, 30 Jul '14 | 3:48 PM ET

It's 32 hours to launch, and Waylynn checks in on the brothers, only to find that the brothers haven't finalized what they are going to cook.

A last minute request Thu, 7 Aug '14 | 5:08 PM ET

A half-hour before opening the pop up restaurant, Tim asks about various pasta shapes. Can the brothers whip up something in time that Joe and Tim will approve of?

Learning how to use a blender Thu, 7 Aug '14 | 5:06 PM ET

After spending 40 minutes figuring out to use the blender, Waylynn comes in to help.

'Who are we going to launch?' Fri, 25 Jul '14 | 1:09 PM ET

Joe and Tim weigh the possible pros and cons of Bling Bling Dumplings, as well as Mills and Co., Who will move forward?

Boring and safe menu Fri, 25 Jul '14 | 1:11 PM ET

Between scallop appetizers and overdressed watercress, Joe and Tim feel there is a lack of authenticity in the food.

Whether or not to invest Fri, 25 Jul '14 | 1:13 PM ET

It's time for Joe and Tim to decide whether they're going to invest in Mills & Co. But there are issues.

An alternative way to keep it under budget Wed, 30 Jul '14 | 2:28 PM ET

Being over budget, Gavin Mills finds a creative way to bring down the cost; selling the leftover pig. Can he negotiate a good price?

Budget issues Fri, 25 Jul '14 | 1:14 PM ET

Mills & Co. is surprised when Waylynn shows them how much they have spent.

About the Hosts

  • Joe Bastianich Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 1:13 PM ET

    Joe Bastianich's life charts a culinary adventure that ends with this nice Italian boy becoming one of America's premier restaurateurs - as well as a noted author, reality television personality, and eventually, a triathlete.

  • Tim Love Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 1:13 PM ET

    Tim Love has a freewheeling personality that’s as bold as the signature, western cuisine he serves at his famous Texas restaurants.

  • Waylynn Lucas Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 1:12 PM ET

    Waylynn Lucas is a pastry chef who gives each of her fabulous dessert creations a modern twist.

About Restaurant Startup

On "Restaurant Startup" restaurateur and TV personality Joe Bastianich and chef and restaurant operator, Tim Love, vie against each other to invest their own money in food concepts they believe will make them millions. Each week, two teams will make their case to our investors, Joe Bastianich and Tim Love, for a shot at launching a temporary version of their great concept for a restaurant or a specialty food shop. Then we'll open the doors and test the concept on the public. At the end of the process, our two investors will decide whether or not they will put their own money on the line to make someone's dreams come true

Show Times

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