Kitchen Nightmares (US) S05E05: Kitchen Nightmares Revisited #6

Kitchen Nightmares (US) S05E05: Kitchen Nightmares Revisited #6

The fifth episode of season 5 is dedicated to the revisits to the restaurants featured in season 4. Roughly after 1 year of the relaunch, Gordon revisits the restaurant for a quick update and catchup. Gordon covers 3 restaurants in this #revisited edition of Kitchen Nightmares.

 

  1. Classic American, West Babylon, NY - S04E02
  2. Davide, Boston, MA - S04E06
  3. Downcity, Providence, RI - S04E07

1. Classic American, West Babylon, NY revisited:

(The original episode with all the updates can be found here)

Gordon meets Colleen at the front of house and she looks fantastic. She tells Gordon that things are moving good now and they are in control of the restaurant. Gordon goes to the kitchen to meet Naomi. She is happy to see Gordon. Upon asking chef rates his food 10/10 confidently. Gordon asks about Colleen’s boyfriend Dom. Dom is now not much active in day-to-day restaurant chores and he sits in garage. Colleen and Naomi thank Gordon for his timely help. The business is up 35% year to year, the buzz is positive.

Update : This revisited episode aired on 21st October 2011. Classic American got closed in August 2013. Reviews were good, however, Colleen and Naomi continued with catering after closing the restaurant.

Is Classic American, West Babylon, NY closed?

Yes. The restaurant got closed in August 2013. Colleen and Naomi started catering business after the shutdown.

Restaurant: Classic American, West Babylon, NY
Original Air Date: 28 January 2011
Revisit Air Date: 21 October 2011
Restaurant Close Date: August 2013

2. Davide, Boston, MA - S04E06 Update:

(The original episode with all the updates can be found here)

Gordon meets Anthony at the front of house and he looks relaxed and in better shape than the last time. Gordon meets Frank in the kitchen, he is busy and happy with all the changes. Gordon meets Frank’s wife Kim who looks happy and is content with present state of the restaurant. The business is up 15% year-to-year. Gordon tastes food and rates it good. Frank thanks Gordon for helping them in testing times, because of him the business is operational. Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton makes a special appearance in this episode.

Kitchen Nightmare revisited Classic American Davide and Downtown
Kitchen Nightmare revisited Classic American Davide and Downtown

 

Update: Davide, Boston, MA closed in May 2014. Both the brothers wanted to venture in faming and they sold Davide in May of 2014.

Is Davide, Boston, MA closed?

Yes, Both the brothers wanted to venture in faming and they sold Davide in May of 2014.

Restaurant: Davide, Boston, MA
Original Air Date: 25 February 2011
Revisit Air Date: 21 October 2011
Restaurant Close Date: May 2014

3. Downcity, Providence, RI Revisited:

(The original episode with all the updates can be found here)

Gordon meets Rico at the front of house. He seems happy and relaxed. Gordon asks about Abby’s attitude after the relaunch, he confirms that she has changed in past one year. She is not a control freak like Gordon met him last time. Gordon meets Abby and she is happy to see him. They visit the storage and walk-in freezer where Abby lost it last time. Gordon tries the food and is happy with the quality. Abby tells Gordon that business is up 35% compared to last year.

Kitchen Nightmares Revisited 6
Kitchen Nightmares Revisited 6

Update : Downcity, Providence, RI closed just a couple of months after the revisit episode. The owners blamed bad economy for the shutdown.

Is Downcity, Providence, RI closed?

Yes, The owners blamed bad economy for the shutdown.

 

Restaurant: Downcity, Providence, RI
Original Air Date: 11 March 2011
Revisit Air Date: 21 October 2011
Restaurant Close Date: 10 December 2011

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