The Best Episodes of Iron Chef America

Last Updated: Mar 14, 2018

Based upon the Japanese cult sensation, Iron Chef America carries on the legend of Kitchen Stadium and the famed "secret ingredient." Each week, world-class chefs battle the legendary Iron Chefs of America: Bobby Flay, Mario Batali, Masaharu Morimoto, Jose Garces, Alex Guarnaschelli, Michael Symon and Marc Forgione. Alton Brown serves as Commentator, Kevin Brauch as Floor Reporter and Mark Dacascos is Chairman.

Flay vs. Allegretti

#1 - Flay vs. Allegretti

Season 10 - Episode 10

Iron Chef Bobby Flay faces off against challenger Alain Allegretti, executive chef at La Promenade des Anglais in New York City. Judges are Simon Majumdar, Cady Huffman and Candice Kumai

star 8.14
7 votes
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Batali vs. Laiskonis

#2 - Batali vs. Laiskonis

Season 1 - Episode 4

Theme : Coconut and Chocolate Witness Iron Chef Batali take on Challenger and Pastry Chef extraordinaire Michael Laiskonis in one sweet battle!

star 8.08
13 votes
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Flay vs. Tsai

#3 - Flay vs. Tsai

Season 1 - Episode 3

Theme : Duck Iron Chef Bobby Flay takes on Challenger Ming Tsai in a battle to remember! See these two great culinary stars go head to head!

star 7.86
14 votes
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Flay vs. Bayless

#4 - Flay vs. Bayless

Season 1 - Episode 1

Theme : Buffalo Iron Chef Bobby Flay takes on Challenger Rick Bayless in a battle of southwestern flair. See who’s cuisine reigns supreme!

star 7.74
31 votes
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Cora vs. Lee

#5 - Cora vs. Lee

Season 1 - Episode 10

Theme : Potato The Chairman introduces a NEW Iron Chef into the mix, pitting new Iron Chef, Cat Cora against reknowned chef, Alex Lee. See who's cuisine reigns supreme.

star 7.67
6 votes
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Forgione vs. Curtin

#6 - Forgione vs. Curtin

Season 10 - Episode 1

Iron Chef Marc Forgione battles young New York-based chef Nick Curtin in Kitchen Stadium.

star 7.67
12 votes
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Batali vs. Trevino

#7 - Batali vs. Trevino

Season 1 - Episode 2

Theme : Catfish Iron Chef Mario Batali takes on Challenger Roberto Trevino in a battle of huge proportions! See who’s cuisine reigns supreme!

star 7.61
18 votes
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Garces vs. Raij

#8 - Garces vs. Raij

Season 10 - Episode 4

Iron Chef Jose Garces, paired with mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim, faces off against Chef Alexandra Raij, paired with mixologist Charlotte Voisey. Chef Raij owns two New York City tapas restaurants, Txikito and El Quinto Pino. Judges are Michael Ruhlman, Dina Manzo and Adam Richman.

star 7.56
9 votes
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Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad 60's Meal

#9 - Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad 60's Meal

Season 12 - Episode 11

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

star 7.54
13 votes
Zakarian vs. Sawyer

#10 - Zakarian vs. Sawyer

Season 10 - Episode 5

Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian faces off against Challenger Jonathon Sawyer. Chef Sawyer, who previously appeared as Iron Chef Michael Symon's sous chef on 'Iron Chef America,' is owner of The Greenhouse Tavern, in Cleveland, Ohio. Judges are Sophie Michell, David Rocco and Cady Huffman.

star 7.37
8 votes
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Morimoto vs. Feenie

#11 - Morimoto vs. Feenie

Season 1 - Episode 5

Theme : Crab Iron Chef Morimoto takes on Vancouver’s favorite, Challenger Rob Feenie in this international battle! See who’s cuisine reigns supreme!

star 7.33
15 votes
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Grill Masters: U.S.A. vs. Australia

#12 - Grill Masters: U.S.A. vs. Australia

Season 12 - Episode 8

Team USA (Iron Chefs Bobby Flay, Marc Forgione and Alex Guarnaschelli) battles Team Australia (Chefs Adrian Richardson, Darren Robertson and Tobie Puttock) in a Grill Masters competition. The judges are Donatella Arpaia, Ryan Kwanten and Elizabeth Karmel.

star 7.17
6 votes
Vegas High Rollers: Flay vs. Sosa

#13 - Vegas High Rollers: Flay vs. Sosa

Season 12 - Episode 7

It's Vaya con Vegas, baby, as the Chairman rolls the dice and pits Iron Chef Bobby Flay against challenger Angelo Sosa in a fight for the culinary title. The judges for this battle are Hal Rubenstein, Judy Joo and Billy Harris.

star 7.17
6 votes
Batali vs. Campbell

#14 - Batali vs. Campbell

Season 1 - Episode 8

Theme : Cheese Iron Chef Batali takes on Challenger Scott Campbell. It’s a gooey battle to the extreme. See who’s cuisine reigns supreme!

star 7.00
10 votes
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Flay vs. Armstrong

#15 - Flay vs. Armstrong

Season 1 - Episode 6

Theme : Squash Iron Chef Bobby Flay take on Los Angeles’ own Challenger Govind Armstrong. See who’s cuisine reigns supreme.

star 6.90
10 votes
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Dessert Luau: Guarnaschelli/Iuzzini vs. Zakarian/Falkner

#16 - Dessert Luau: Guarnaschelli/Iuzzini vs. Zakarian/Falkner

Season 12 - Episode 9

Iron Chefs paired with pastry-chef maestros conjure up tropical desserts. Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli and Johnny Iuzzini take on the team of Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian and Elizabeth Falkner. Judges are Judy Joo, Michael Ruhlman and Sherry Yard.

star 6.71
7 votes
Guarnaschelli vs Joo

#17 - Guarnaschelli vs Joo

Season 11 - Episode 1

In this international competition, Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli faces off against Iron Chef UK Judy Joo. The judges are Jeffrey Steingarten, Karine Bakhoum, and Tory Belleci.

star 6.71
7 votes
NICA Winner 4 vs. Casanova

#18 - NICA Winner 4 vs. Casanova

Season 10 - Episode 2

Geoffrey Zakarian, the Season 4 winner of "Next Iron Chef," makes his "Iron Chef America" debut in a battle against Victor Casanova, executive chef at Culina, an Italian restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills. Judges are Karine Bakhoum, Art Smith and Jill Zarin.

star 6.10
10 votes