'Dinner: Impossible' Chef in Hot Water
In a St. Petersburg Times article last week, he admitted that he lied about being knighted by The Queen, and several boasts -- designing
"It's unfortunate if Robert embellished the extent of his culinary experiences. We are investigating the matter and taking the necessary steps to ensure the accuracy of all representations of Robert on Food Network and foodnetwork.com."
Now, TMZ.com is reporting that the network has "not renewed Robert's contract for future seasons" and "will be looking for a replacement host."
So far, however, Irvine has continued with his work, which continues to impress. On Wedensday, Feb. 27, the chef was in
On "Dinner: Impossible," Irvine is given a task or "mission" to cook a gourmet meal for several hundred people in a limited amount of time. Monkeywrenches thrown into the works include limited ingredients, makeshift cooking implements, special requests, bad weather and other fun obstacles to ratchet up the tension.