Food Court Wars

Food Court Wars

Food Court Wars - Episode Guide

Season 2

  • Bistro to Go vs. Southern Traditions

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    Friends JB and Brandi are looking to expand their catering/lunch business in hopes that the success will provide validation for the sacrifices they've made for their dream. Father and daughter team Thomas and Stephanie hope their love of Southern cooking and strong bond will make their restaurant a successful family venture for years to come. Only one of these teams will come out on top as they compete to win their own food court restaurant in Bossier City, La.

  • Brunchoholics vs. Modern Southern Table

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    Sisters Gabbie and Audriana grew up in the food industry and want to turn their passion for breakfast food into their own restaurant. Best friends Sadaya and Maiya started their own catering company to bring Southern-style food to their area and want to turn the business into a fulltime career. These two teams will compete for a food court location in their hometown of Zanesville, Ohio. (Episode: VW0203H)
     
  • Fat Shallot vs. Glutton Force 5

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    Two teams made up of Chicago food truck owners look forward to the stability that a food court location in West Dundee, Ill., can provide. Will married couple Sam and Sarah's Fat Shallot or best friends Pat and Tim's Glutton Force 5 win the coveted prize? (Episode: VW0202H)
     
  • Full Circle Sliders vs. Jonathon’s Gravy Train

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    Newlyweds Jennifer and Lara, owners of gastropub "Full Circle Tavern," go head-to-head with Jonathon and his wife Christine, owners of a small neighborhood restaurant called Jonathon's Oak Cliff, in Lewisville, Texas.

  • Gaufre Gourmet vs. Pressed

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    Michael and Charlene have invested their life savings into their waffle-themed food truck, but have yet to see the success they need to grow their business and support their combined family, while best friends and culinary school buddies Robert and Mike believe that their sandwich-based concept would be a natural fit in a mall and could provide them with the culinary success they've been chasing. Only one team will win a spot in a Kelso, Wash., food court.

  • House of Doggs vs. Matt’s Beignets

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    Husband and wife, Nick and Autumn, combined their love of music with their fondness for food when they opened their rock and roll hot dog restaurant. But with only seasonal business and a cursed location, they hope to expand their brand so Nick can quit his construction work and focus solely on their hot dog business. Best friends Matt and Matt not only share the same name, but also share a passion for beignets which they hope to transform into a broader, successful culinary concept. These two teams will face off to prove that they have what it takes to win over the hungry residents of Traverse City, Mich. 
     
  • International Grille vs. Sensational Slyders

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    Brothers Michael and Lem dream of bringing their burgers to the food court, and to the stability the business could bring to both their families. Ayanna and Dee are best friends and former military brats who run catering companies in Memphis. They have a love for international cuisine that they want to share with their customers. Both teams fight it out for a spot in a Jonesboro, Ark., food court.

  • J’s Kitchen vs. Kadook’s

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    It's Filipino vs. Costa Rican cuisine as two teams battle for the chance to win a food court restaurant in Sierra Vista, Ariz. Friends Joyce and Lisa hope a successful Filipino restaurant will help Joyce bring her family together in the U.S., while husband and wife Ray and Kristine got engaged in Costa Rica and hope to prove to their son the value of following your dreams.

  • Mark’s Gourmet Dogs vs. Grand Grillin’

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    In Lansing, Mich., one food truck will be turning into a food court restaurant. Married couple Mark and Krysta have put every penny they have into their struggling gourmet hot dog cart and strive to provide a more secure life for their son. Co-workers Vicki and Kathy hope for financial stability for their grilled chicken cart: Vicki is eager to give herself a paycheck and Kathy looks to have a larger role in the business.

  • Ophelia's vs. Ms. Ney's Gourmet

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    Renee and her daughter Tara are home cooks who hope their upscale salad restaurant will help them start their new lives. Best friends Malcolm and Cordey want their soul food concept to honor the strong women in their lives. The teams battle at the Collin Creek Mall in Plano, Texas, for the chance to win a spot in the Food Court.

  • Sabor de San Miguel vs. Ramen Bar

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    Brother and sister Juliano and Noris dream of taking their Guatemalan family recipes to a wider market. Best friends Holly and David hope their concept, Ramen Bar, will allow them to follow their dreams of owning a restaurant. Only one team can win a spot in the Newark, Calif., food court.

  • Submarino’s vs. Molly’s Kitchen

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    Friends and co-workers Randy and Brandon are ready to bring Randy's family run submarine sandwich food truck concept to the food court. Close friends Michelle and Lindsey love home cooked comfort foods and after Michelle was forced to close her bakery, she has dreamed of getting back into culinary world. Watch as these two teams bring their dream to the mall in Logan, Utah.

  • The Mayobird vs. Wingzza

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    Hickory, N.C., is the battleground where two groups of friends compete to win their own food court restaurant. The local community will help decide whether DeeDee and George's chicken salad concept, called The Mayobird, or Larry and H.C.'s wings and pizza restaurant, Wingzza, will take up residence.

Season 1

  • Casual Joe's vs. The Wrap Trap

    Season 1 -

    Restaurant Chef Tyler and waitress Sara have dreamt of trading in their fine dining restaurant knowledge into a casual dining experience, but do these co-workers have what it takes to go from caviar to cheese curds? Girlfriends Carlie and Brianna's mission is to use their healthy living, roller derby lifestyle to take out the competition by providing healthy food alternatives in their comfort food loving hometown, but can they do this without knocking each other down? These teams will get your heart racing when one team promotes at an enduro race and another at a YMCA roller derby debut: All the way to the end it's a neck and neck battle of healthy choices versus Wisconsin-style comfort food, but ultimately the people of Wausau, Wis., will decide which team will win their very own food court restaurant.

  • Oasis vs. Chip-n-Wich

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    Melania and Diana were brought together by fate when Melania moved home to take care of her ailing mother and Diana desperately needed a brilliant chef to bring Middle Eastern food to the mid-west. Jonathan and Craig became fast friends working on the line at a restaurant chain where the two connected over memories of favorite sandwiches of their childhood and the hope of being their own bosses one day. Local taste buds will be challenged during a Great Lakes minor league baseball game with a surprise guest appearance by a baseball legend. One team will ultimately knock it out of the park, winning their very own food court restaurant in Midland, Mich.

  • Slum Dogz vs. Pimento Jamaican Kitchen

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    Siblings Aaron and Kirsten have had each other's backs ever since two-month-old Aaron was adopted from India: Little did they know that Aaron's Indian heritage would elevate an American classic resulting in hot dogs with an Indian flair. Minneapolis native Yoni and Jamaican-born Tomme bonded over their love of all things jerk ... jerk chicken, jerk pork and jerk veggies: These two neighbors are bound and determined to take their killer recipes from their street to Main Street by getting Minnesotans addicted to a Jamaican flavor experience. In this battle of the flavors, who can bring the most heat to the town of Burnsville, Minn., and win their very own food court restaurant?

  • Suck the Shuck vs. Po'Boy Station

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    Retirees Mary and Thomas, a married couple of 45 years, have been selling their famous Mississippi Delta tamales off a hot plate at a gas station in a neighboring town, always imaging how successful they could be with a proper kitchen in the right location. After having worked in restaurants for the past ten years, best friends Erika and Stevo have dreamed of opening their own place serving authentic New Orleans style po' boys, but due to circumstances beyond their control, their careers were put on hold. In Meridian, Miss., these two teams will face-off in a battle of good ole' Southern cooking and only one will ultimately win their very own food court restaurant in Food Court Wars!

  • Tirado's Empanadas & More vs. The Taco Spot

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    In Spartanburg, S.C., mother-daughter team Jenn and Trish have taken their Puerto Rican family tradition of making empanadas and turned it into a small business at local festivals, but these ladies are now ready to expand from the food cart to the food court and build a lasting family business. Taco Spot owner J.V. and employee Michael currently have two existing restaurants, but meager revenues barely keep their doors open: These taco entrepreneurs will need to bring on the heat if they want to build their taco empire. Who will be left standing after this south of the border showdown and win their very own food court restaurant?