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Screaming, Expletives, and, Eventually, Police: All in the First Night of Kitchen Nightmares Taping at Amy's Baking Company

Yelpers went nuts over the weekend -- and guess who was the topic? Amy Bouzaglo of Amy's Baking Company in Scottsdale, who apparently cooked up a storm on Saturday.

In fact, I reached out to one diner who was at Saturday night's taping of Kitchen Nightmares at Amy's. He got a very real dose of reality television -- more than he bargained for, actually.

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Although he had heard about owner Amy Bouzaglo's reputation, the diner, who wishes to remain anonymous because of a confidentiality agreement he signed for the show's producers, tells me he was more a fan of the FOX reality show -- in which British celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay spends a week with a failing restaurant to try and bring it back to life -- and wanted to be a part of it. What he didn't count on was the chaos that happened that evening.

"I couldn't believe it was real," he says.

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Laura Hahnefeld
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