Bar Rescue Season 1
S01 E01Jul 17, 2011
Fallen Angels Jul 17, 2011 Corona, CA - Bar expert Jon Taffer attempts to rescue a failing biker bar that's struggling with rowdy clientele and a scandalous reputation due to its scantily clad bartenders and the fact it's located next to a strip club.
S01 E02Jul 24, 2011
Downey's and Out Jul 24, 2011 Philadelphia, PA - Bar expert Jon Taffer attempts to resuscitate Downey's, a failing Irish pub in Philadelphia. To do that, he'll have to inspire Dom, a one-time star chef, turned negligent owner, who has let the bar go to ruin.
S01 E03Jul 31, 2011
Shabby Abbey Jul 31, 2011 Jon is called in to help The Abbey, a family-owned Irish pub in Chicago that was once known for its music scene, food and drink but has fallen on hard times and is struggling to survive. He finds an inexperienced manager, a dangerously dirty kitchen and confused, leaderless and poorly trained staff.
S01 E04Aug 7, 2011
Beach Bummer Aug 7, 2011 Jon tackles an Irish themed beach bar in Redondo Beach, California, called Kilkenny's. Jon attempts to create a bar with a cohesive identity that beach goers and locals will frequent.
S01 E05Aug 14, 2011
Swanky Troubles Aug 14, 2011 Jon is called in to Swanky Bubbles, a champagne bar in Philadelphia that hasn't made money since 2004 and has a demoralized staff. The problems can be traced back to its two co-owners, one of whom is too busy hitting on the female customers and the other of whom is hardly ever there.
S01 E06Aug 21, 2011
The Blue Frog Sings the Blues Aug 21, 2011 Chicago, IL - Bar expert Jon Taffer attempts to get The Blue Frog 22, a failing bar in Chicago, to grow up. To do that, he'll need the mother-and-son owners to ditch the "Mom's Basement" aesthetic that's dragging them down.
S01 E07Aug 28, 2011
Bad to the Bone Aug 28, 2011 Boston, MA- Bar expert Jon Taffer sets off to help Bill, the owner of The Chicken Bone, avoid financial ruin. Bill, a former customer who took over the Bone, learned the hard way that running a bar is much tougher than it looks.
S01 E08Sep 11, 2011
Chumps Sep 11, 2011 Jon must reorganize Champs, a failing sports bar in Burbank, California, which has problems with both its management and its employees.
S01 E09Sep 18, 2011
Bar Fight Sep 18, 2011 Yorba Linda, CA - Bar expert Jon Taffer goes toe-to-toe with a former baseball player turned bar owner as he tries to revive the Canyon Inn, a decaying bar on its last legs. (Canyon Inn to Canyon Saloon)
S01 E10Sep 25, 2011
Hogtied Ham's Sep 25, 2011 Boston, MA - Bar expert Jon Taffer attempts to save automotive-themed Angry Ham's Garage from stalling out. Rowdy owners and stonewalling city officials are all lurking right under the hood.