Tommy thought taking his retirement to buy Buon Gusto Italian Restaurant so that he and his chef son could run it was a good idea. With no restaurant experience, he found himself in over his head and his retirement vanishing.
Willie visits "Vinny's Pizzeria" in Boulder City, Nevada, to help the owner, who has years of experience in the business, learn why he isn't making any money, even though he spends 75 hours a week at the restaurant.
Willie helps "Mario's Tutto Bene", a struggling family restaurant in Union, New Jersey, that has managed to stay in business for 32 years, but has fallen upon hard times, since the original owners passed it along to their son.
Nicky's daughter fears without a fresh approach at Villa Monaco in West Islip it could become extinct. Without Willie to help enlighten Nicky to the real problems, he could lose the business and his relationship with his daughter.