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Season 2 Episode 1

The Melting Pot feat. Rhyan Schwartz

In this episode of Fine Dining: The Search for the Most Mediocre Restaurant in America:

○ The Melting Pot is in the midst of a renaissance, with ambitious expansion goals

○ Michael details the changes moving into the new season

○ Learn about the history of the franchise in Eat Deets (fka Resty Fact Round-Up)

○ Guest host Rhyan Schwartz gives Michael someone to eat all the cheese that our host refuses to touch

○ Michael rebrands cheese to ch**se

○ Harrison Augustine 💸 Arrylius the XIV shares his wealth of knowledge to give The Melting Pot advice on their wall art

○ The Melting Pot is sending mixed signals to platonic friends

○ A battle between servers has Michael & Rhyan asking What's Going On Over There?

○ Panic sets in as the stress involved with timing your meat-cooking is Way Too Much

○ The most patriotic 5-star Yelp review ever in this week's Yelp from Strangers

○ Stay tuned to the very end...there may or may not be a post-credits scene

Location: Thousand Oaks, CA

Michael's Score:                                 7.23

Rhyan's Score:                                    7.25

Tchotchke of Mediocrity Score:   7.24

Host: Michael Ornelas

Guest Host: Rhyan Schwartz

Music by: James McEnelly

Theme Song by: Kyle Schieffer


Segment Transitions Voice by: Sandy Rose

Additional Voices: Jessa Day

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Better than applebee's

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