Watch the man with the golden touch, restaurateur John Palino, bring restaurant and cafe owners back from the brink of ruin. His talent and passion for the business sees him help desperate owners get back on their feet.
Cafe Cecille is situated in the picturesque Queen Elizabeth Park in Masterton. Unfortunately its financial situation is far from pretty and if things don't change soon the owner risks losing everything.
Five minutes down the road from central Tauranga is the small village of Greerton where 'The Lemon Tree Cafe' is struggling. The owners have taken a massive gamble and if things don't improve soon they risk losing their livelihood.
Nestled in the Thames Valley is Paeroa, "World Famous in New Zealand" for New Zealand's most famous drink. Not so famous is the L and P Bar and Cafe, a family style restaurant and information centre, that's struggling to keep afloat!