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Iron Chef America


Iron Chef America


Modelled after the Japanese show "Iron Chef", "Iron Chef America" is part cooking show, part game show, and part spectacle. In each episode, one of the resident Iron Chefs is challenged by another renowned chef. Both must create a series of dishes based on a theme ingredient.

Unlike the previous attempt at importing this format, "Iron Chef USA", "Iron Chef America" is relatively faithful to the original show. Food is taken very seriously and the "Kitchen Stadium" is a large television studio with no cheering and shouting audience. Both the challenging chefs and the Iron Chefs seem to genuinely care about winning or losing. It also maintains the fiction fo the fabled Chairman who supposedly created Kitchen Stadium for the purpose of staging epic culinary battles; the Chairman of Iron Chef America (Mark Dacascos) is supposed to be the nephew of the original Chairman Kaga.

The Iron Chefs are Food Network regulars Bobby Flay, Mario Battali, Masaharu Morimoto (who was also an Iron Chef on the original series), and the first ever female Iron Chef, the beautiful, talented and sexy Cat Cora.

Alton Brown who is the host of his own series "Good Eats" provides the expert commentary.


Episode Info

Prev: 12x11 -- Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad 60's Meal (Sep/06/2014)


Iron Chefs paired with bartenders compete in a 60's meal melee, as Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli and David Oertel face off against Iron Chef Marc Forgione and Natasha David. Judges are Willie Degel, Judy Joo and Simon Majumdar.




Available Episodes

Big Game Day: Symon/..
Jan 26, 2014
Season 12 episode 6

Zakarian vs. Talde
Aug 25, 2013
Season 11 episode 19

Flay vs. Voltaggio
Jun 30, 2013
Season 11 episode 17

Tournament of Champi..
May 26, 2013
Season 11 episode 15

Tournament of Champi..
May 12, 2013
Season 11 episode 13

Garces vs. Jackson
Apr 07, 2013
Season 11 episode 11

Flay vs. Thaimee
Mar 03, 2013
Season 11 episode 10

Cast
Alton BrownAlton Brown
As Himself (Commentator)
Mark DacascosMark Dacascos
As Himself (The Chairman)
Kevin BrauchKevin Brauch
As Himself (Floor Reporter)
Bobby FlayBobby Flay
As Himself (Iron Chef)
Cat CoraCat Cora
As Herself (Iron Chef)
Jose GarcesJose Garces
As Himself (Iron Chef)
Mario BataliMario Batali
As Himself (Iron Chef)
Masaharu MorimotoMasaharu Morimoto
As Himself (Iron Chef)
Michael SymonMichael Symon
As Himself (Iron Chef)
Wolfgang PuckWolfgang Puck
As Himself (Iron Chef (retired))

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Classification: Reality
Genre: Cooking/Food
Status: Returning Series
Network: food network ( USA)
Airs: Saturdays at 11:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: January 16, 2005
Episode Order: 11
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• Iron Chef America: The Series (Alternate title), (Used In USA)
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