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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

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Food Network’s popular show Restaurant: Impossible coming to Larose

Food Network’s popular show Restaurant: Impossible coming to Larose

Food Network’s popular TV show and reality series, Restaurant: Impossible, is coming to The Balcony in Larose and are seeking enthusiastic individuals that would love to work with show Chef Robert Irvine and his talented renovation team as design and construction volunteers on the show.

And once the renovations are done, volunteers will be needed to dine in and be one of the first patrons to see the newly renovated space.

Those who have seen Restaurant: Impossible and are familiar with it know that Irvine's challenge on the show is to save America's most desperate restaurants from impending failure in just two days with only $10,000.

It typically calls for volunteers to help who the renovation process who may be licensed or certified individuals in painting, crafting, constructing, remodeling, cleaning, decorating etc. (depending on your skill set). Show organizers are always looking for skilled contractors, electricians, plumbers, upholsters’ and painters to help out and donate their time but welcome all skill sets and skill levels always.

The volunteer schedule will be:

Shift #1 – Thurs., Nov. 21st from noon to 7 p.m.

Shift #2 – Thurs., Nov. 21 from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Shift #3 – Fri., Nov. 22 from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The show is only interested in volunteers, however, meals will be provided. Volunteers must be 18 years or older and must sign an appearance release and volunteer agreement on site. Volunteers should wear sneakers or boots and work clothing with no logos.

If anyone is interested, send an email to by Friday, November 15th, at 10 p.m. with your preferred day(s), full name, email address, cell number and skill set/related profession (ex: plumber or painter). Please use the following subject line: 1609 LA Volunteer

Anyone who replies to volunteer is guaranteed a spot. Confirmation emails will be sent the day before each day you intend on volunteering.

Once the renovations are done, The Balcony will open for their grand re-opening on Friday, November 22 at 7 p.m.

Be one of the first patrons to dine in the newly renovated restaurant.

If you are interested in making a reservation at The Balcony for their grand re-opening, please email the Restaurant: Impossible production @ by Friday, November 15th, at 10 p.m., and use the following in your subject line: 1609 LA RESERVATIONS.

Please note that production is not covering the cost of your meal - you will be responsible for paying your own bill. This event is on a first come first serve basis by email and organizers cannot guarantee everyone who responds will get a table. If you are selected, you will receive a confirmation email close to the date of the dinner. Unfortunately, no guests under 8 years old allowed.

Please include your contact information (full name, email address, cell number) your party size (number of people at your table) and the names of the people in your party.