Host @WillieDegel of @FoodNetwork Restaurant Stakeout is an American reality television series that airs Wednesday nights on @FoodNetwork The first episode aired March 12, 2012 as a sneak preview. The series stars New York City restaurant owner @WillieDegel, who goes behind the scenes of different restaurants across the country with hidden cameras to examine their service problems. The show began its second season on Thursday August 30, 2012.