The Best Episodes of Iron Chef America

Last Updated: Sep 20, 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.

Batali vs. Blais

#1 - Batali vs. Blais

Season 3 - Episode 20

Theme : Chickpeas Atlanta chef Richard Blais faces Iron Chef Mario Batali. Judges: Jeff Corwin; Maureen Petrosky; Drew Nieporent.

star 10.00
1 votes
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Flay vs. Lee

#2 - Flay vs. Lee

Season 3 - Episode 8

Theme : Bacon Chefs : Iron Chef Bobby Flay battles against chef Susur Lee, owner of two restaurants in Toronto

star 10.00
1 votes
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Forgione Brothers vs. Campanaro Brothers

#3 - Forgione Brothers vs. Campanaro Brothers

Season 10 - Episode 8

Two teams of culinary brothers meet in Kitchen Stadium. Iron Chef Marc Forgione teams up with his brother, Bryan, to face off against Challenger Joey Campanaro and his brother Lou. Joey Campanaro makes his second appearance in Kitchen Stadium, having previously been bested by Iron Chef Cat Cora in Battle Venison. Judges are Cady Huffman, Mario Rizzotti and Anya Fernald.

star 10.00
1 votes
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Symon/Burrell vs. Cora/Irvine

#4 - Symon/Burrell vs. Cora/Irvine

Season 9 - Episode 1

Theme : Deep freeze (multiple courses with a specified ingredient, containing a frozen element) Michael Symon and Anne Burrell team up to take on Cat Cora and Robert Irvine.

star 9.67
3 votes
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Cora vs. Fraser

#5 - Cora vs. Fraser

Season 2 - Episode 14

Theme : Pork Los Angeles Chef Neal Fraser takes on Iron Chef Cat Cora.

star 9.25
4 votes
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Garces vs. Medina

#6 - Garces vs. Medina

Season 9 - Episode 5

Theme : Mexican chocolate Mexico City native Chef Julian Medina enters Kitchen Stadium to challenge the master of Latin food, Iron Chef Jose Garces. Which chef has the flavor, and which will fall flat?

star 9.00
1 votes
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Symon vs. Mooking

#7 - Symon vs. Mooking

Season 9 - Episode 12

Theme : Hot dogs Toronto chef Roger Mooking ("Everyday Exotic") battles Iron Chef Michael Symon in Kitchen Stadium.

star 9.00
2 votes
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Flay vs. Lang

#8 - Flay vs. Lang

Season 2 - Episode 3

Theme : Chicken Iron Chef Bobby Flay faces famed barbecue chef Adam Perry Lang.

star 9.00
5 votes
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Morimoto vs. Sanchez

#9 - Morimoto vs. Sanchez

Season 2 - Episode 4

Theme :Black bass The ingredient is black bass as Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto takes on challenger Aaron Sanchez.

star 8.60
5 votes
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Flay vs. Staib

#10 - Flay vs. Staib

Season 9 - Episode 18

Theme: Short Ribs

star 8.50
2 votes
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Morimoto vs. Donna

#11 - Morimoto vs. Donna

Season 1 - Episode 7

Theme : Scallops In this battle to the finish, Iron Chef Morimoto takes on Challenger Roberto Donna. See whose cuisine reigns supreme.

star 8.50
4 votes
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Flay vs. Hughes

#12 - Flay vs. Hughes

Season 9 - Episode 2

Theme : Canadian lobster It's network vs. network when Cooking Channel host Chuck Hughes uses his "Day Off" to enter into battle at Kitchen Stadium. Will Iron Chef Bobby Flay defend the honor of the Chairman, or will the new kid on the block take him down?

star 8.50
2 votes
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Ultimate Bar Food: Flay/Anderson vs. Morimoto/Majumdar

#13 - Ultimate Bar Food: Flay/Anderson vs. Morimoto/Majumdar

Season 12 - Episode 10

Iron Chefs paired with amateur cooks raise the bar on common food fare in a food fight brawl. Iron Chef Bobby Flay and actor Anthony Anderson take on Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto and food writer Simon Majumdar. The judges are Billy Harris, Donatella Arpaia and Adam Fleischman.

star 8.50
2 votes
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Batali vs. Murphy

#14 - Batali vs. Murphy

Season 2 - Episode 9

Theme : Crawfish Iron Chef Mario Batali faces Seattle chef Tamara Murphy.

star 8.33
3 votes
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Batali vs. Des Jardins

#15 - Batali vs. Des Jardins

Season 2 - Episode 5

Theme : Shrimp Iron Chef Mario Batali takes on challenger Traci Des Jardins.

star 8.25
4 votes
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Izard vs. Blamey

#16 - Izard vs. Blamey

Season 13 - Episode 2

It's the Chairman's special grill battle, and New York burger master, Chef Victoria Blamey, has a beef with Iron Chef Stephanie Izard. Judges Anthony Anderson and Judy Joo decide which chef makes the grade.

star 8.17
6 votes
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Flay vs. Allegretti

#17 - 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

#18 - 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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Cora vs. Simon

#19 - Cora vs. Simon

Season 2 - Episode 2

Theme : Hamburger A hamburger battle pits Iron Chef Cat Cora against challenger Kerry Simon.

star 8.00
5 votes
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Forgionne vs. Dang

#20 - Forgionne vs. Dang

Season 13 - Episode 4

Vietnamese chef Thai Dang fishes for a win from the Chairman during his battle against Iron Chef Marc Forgione; judges Jonathan Waxman and Tanya Holland determine a winner.

star 8.00
5 votes
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Zakarian vs. Wolen

#21 - Zakarian vs. Wolen

Season 13 - Episode 9

star 8.00
5 votes
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Forgione vs. Wong

#22 - Forgione vs. Wong

Season 9 - Episode 19

Theme: Halloween candy

star 8.00
1 votes
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Forgione vs. Cantrel

#23 - Forgione vs. Cantrel

Season 9 - Episode 3

Theme : Gruyère cheese New York-based chef Nicolas Cantrel enters Kitchen Stadium to take on the newest addition to the Chairman's Iron Chef team, Marc Forgione. Will the Iron Chef do the Chairman proud, or will Chef Cantrel take down the newly crowned?

star 8.00
1 votes
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Guarnaschelli vs. Williams

#24 - Guarnaschelli vs. Williams

Season 13 - Episode 5

Boston Chef Douglass Williams makes the most of a little vegetable in a battle against Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli. Ming-Na Wen and John T. Edge will determine which chef triumphs.

star 8.00
4 votes
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Zakarian vs. Ferraro

#25 - Zakarian vs. Ferraro

Season 10 - Episode 12

Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian faces off against challenger Michael Ferraro, executive chef at Delicatessen and Macbar in New York City. Judges are David Rosengarten, Ching-He Huang and Phil Rosenthal.

star 8.00
5 votes
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