Kitchen Stadium once again opens its doors to find a new culinary warrior in the sizzling primetime series The Next Iron Chef. Ten top chefs from around the country will compete to join the ranks of Mario Batali, Cat Cora, Bobby Flay, Masaharu Morimoto and Michael Symon and be launched into instant fame.
Hosted by Alton Brown ("Good Eats", "Iron Chef America"), the reality show will force the contestants into a series of challenging situations that test their culinary skills and mental toughness. As they travel near and far, the chefs must demonstrate their speed, artistry, innovation and leadership as they strive to attain greatness and become "Americas Next Iron Chef". (Source: http://www.foodnetwork.com/)
The end of Season 5 begins with the three remaining chefs cooking with ingredients that the judges are passionate about. The two who survive elimination move on to Kitchen Stadium, where they must prepare food that pays respect to the culinary heritages of Iron Chefs Bobby Flay, Michael Symon and Masaharu Morimoto, each of whom help decide the ultimate winner of the competition.