'The Kitchen Job' Tuesdays, 7:30pm TV3 [New Zealand's answer to Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares without the cussing!]
The Kitchen Job, the new local series which sees restaurateur extraordinaire, John Palino saving restaurant and café owners from the brink of ruin!
The restaurant business is no place for dreamers or the inexperienced - every year in New Zealand hundreds of new restaurants and cafes open, and half of them fail within the first year.
Restaurateur extraordinaire Palino has the golden touch when it comes to turning around struggling establishments and educating the restaurant industry. He knows the industry inside and out. It's Palino’s passion for the restaurant business coupled with his talent and ability to jump in at the deep end and problem solve where desperate owners have failed, that will encapsulate The Kitchen Job!
The Kitchen Job Season 1 Episode 3 ( 25/Nov/08 ) - "Lou Lou's" Perfectly nestled at Eastern Beach overlooking the stunning Tamaki Straight, with a sensational view of Waiheke Island, Lou Lou is a restaurant on the brink of closure. Business partners Deane and Lou Lou take hospitality to a whole new level with their larger than life personalities, yet despite all attempts to provide the perfect dining experience, they are struggling to keep the doors open.