Restaurant Stakeout is an American reality television program that airs on Food Network. It began on March 12, 2012. It follows New York City restaurant owner Willie Degel, who goes to different restaurants around the country with hidden cameras to take a look at problems with the service that the restaurants are having. The show has actors who go into the restaurants to be rude or difficult to the employees. The second season began on August 29, 2012. It is one of the first "reality" series to air on Food Network.
|Presented by||Willie Degel|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||19|
|Original network||Food Network|
|Original release||March 12, 2012 –|
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