3 Days to Open: Melt Mobile

by in Shows, July 20th, 2012

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When Bobby Flay arrived at Diana and Darlene’s Melt Mobile food truck in Stamford, Conn., he wasn’t sure if this venture would ever take to the road — especially since the team had just three days until the opening. These two best friends quit their jobs to pursue this dream, but after mortgaging their homes, they were left with almost no money to open their business with. Before Bobby could consider the task complete, he needed to help the team fix these six crucial issues: organization, food knowledge, wait time, expediting, food quality and packaging.

Bobby left his mission saying that he felt Melt Mobile was “a well-oiled machine.” Is it still running that way? Has Darlene and Diana’s friendship withstood all the stress of opening a business? We checked in with Melt Mobile to see how things are going a few months after their visit from Bobby. Click play on the video below for a 3 Days to Open update.

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Comments (204)

  1. Antoinette says:

    I agree with you 100% I am appalled at all these cooking show where no one is wearing hair nets!
    It is unsanitary!

    • marc says:

      Most chefs in most restaurants do not wear hairnets. They also use their hands without gloves unless they have an injury. For many fine cooking techniques, there is simply no other choice.

  2. Guest says:

    We get things late in Canada . . . just watched the episode and it looks like the video no longer exists – can't see it in IE or in Firefox, the message that comes up says "The requested video cannot be found." Please, please PLEASE post text versions of everything!!! Or better yet, go back to putting updates at the end of the episode!!!

  3. disapointed says:

    fix your fickiin' site and quit wasting my time. Loved the show, couldn't wait to "check on mobile melt"….. hate your attention to detail from a social media perspective. And I hate wasting my time.

  4. John says:

    Too bad the video doesn't work, would love to see what kind of food they are making.

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  7. seems a great place.. I'll give it a try..

  8. Sharon says:

    Think the show idea is interesting … Found the melt mobile show too much on the problem stress and not enough on the solution/happy. Just a suggestion to rebalance.

  9. misswendee says:

    Whoa. A LOT of comments here regarding the FN blog/bloggers…isn't this just supposed to be a forum to dish about the shows? Even saw someone inquiring about a job, in addition to some technical comments regarding the web page. Really? Hackers are one thing, but that doesn't seem to be what's going on here. Come on people! Let's just discuss the shows! :)

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