The "Kitchen Nightmares" episode featuring Cafe Hon is scheduled to air on Friday, Feb. 24 at 8 p.m.
Cafe Hon owner Denise Whiting revealed the Feb. 24 airdate on her Facebook page Saturday morning, and Dining Dish blogger Dara Bunjon posted the news later the same day.
Taped last November, the "Kitchen Nightmares" episode featuring Cafe Hon is expected to focus on Whiting's year-long struggle to defend her trademarking of the colloquial term "hon" for her business. The climax of the taping weekend was the Nov. 7 press conference at which Whiting, accompanied at Cafe Hon by the show's host, Gordon Ramsay, announced her intention to relinquish the trademark. "I'll take it off the register," Whiting said. "It was never mine to have in the first place."
Stemming from the first media reports about the "hon" trademark in December 2010, Whiting and Cafe Hon had been in the weeds for almost a year leading up to Ramsay's visit.