Robert Irvine

As host of "Dinner: Impossible" on Food Network, Chef Robert Irvine serves stunningly creative dishes both for intimate gatherings and for huge crowds, all without warning and at a moment's notice. On the show, he has cooked on a desert island, in an 18th century kitchen, in an ice cotel, for cowboys on a cattle drive, for master instructors at the Culinary Institute of America and at the inauguration of Pennsylvania's governor. A native of England, Irvine joined the British Royal Navy at th