* CrowningMomentOfAwesome: Oh, so many. Despite all odds, Robert usually manages to meet his deadline and provide a delicious meal for his many hungry guests.
** Robert was fired for falsifying his resume, and they hired him back a season later ''because he's just that good''.
*** And replacement [[ChefOfIron Michael Symon]] just couldn't cut it.
* TearJerker: In the episode "Culture Clash Wedding", when the terminally ill father of the bride walks his daughter down the aisle. Also doubles as a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming.