Broadcaster: Paramount Network

Duration: 11 x 60

Transmitted: 2014

Hungry Investors is a gripping competitive reality format with a mission to save failing restaurants. Struggling restaurant owners must compete to prove their establishments to these hungry investors who ultimately invest in the winner's business.

Hosted by a renowned culinary consultant and two acclaimed professionals from the world of cuisine, Hungry Investors embark on a on a cross-country search to seek out "diamond in the rough" struggling eateries with an incredible potential for success which is not being fulfilled. The goal of the investors is to turn some of these "diamonds in the rough" into profitable businesses by offering their expertise and a significant cash sum.

In each hour-long episode, two similar restaurants in the same city are pitted against each other in a competition that tests the day-to-day operation and the owners' abilities. Restaurants compete in head-to-head in challenge-based tasks which push them to the edge of their capabilities and the verge of their emotional limits. The owners must prove to the experts that their restaurant is worthy of an investment by best heeding the investors' advice and making the most improvement. The competitor who comes out on top earns a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to save their livelihood.