Burnett’s Restaurant looking for cast.

Burnett’s Restaurant looking for cast.
Mark Burnett is casting The Restaurant, a reality TV show that will follow the opening of a New York restaurant. The cast members will be both restaurant staff members and diners. Burnett says, “[w]hat we’re trying is an unscripted drama in a great environment,” the New York Daily News reports. The restaurant opens in June with the six-episode show debuting in July.

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