The BEST Episodes of Iron Chef America

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 1, 2019

Network: Food Network

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. Lee

#1 - 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
Batali vs. Blais

#2 - 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
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
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
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
Flay vs. Lang

#6 - 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
Symon vs. Fraser

#7 - Symon vs. Fraser

Season 8 - Episode 13

Theme: Cauliflower Neal Fraser battles Michael Symon.

star 9.00
1 votes
Garces vs. Medina

#8 - 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
Symon vs. Mooking

#9 - 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
Morimoto vs. Sanchez

#10 - 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
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
Flay vs. Staib

#12 - Flay vs. Staib

Season 9 - Episode 18

Theme: Short Ribs

star 8.50
2 votes
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
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
Flay vs. Hughes

#15 - 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 8.33
3 votes
Batali vs. Des Jardins

#16 - 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
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
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
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
Morimoto vs. Zakarian

#20 - Morimoto vs. Zakarian

Season 8 - Episode 11

Theme: Sardines A culinary battle between New York chef Geoffrey Zakarian and Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto.

star 8.00
1 votes
Symon vs. Okuwa

#21 - Symon vs. Okuwa

Season 8 - Episode 17

Theme: Uni Makoto Okuwa, a former sous chef to Masaharu Morimoto, enters Kitchen Stadium for the first time as a challenger and takes on Michael Symon.

star 8.00
1 votes
Morimoto vs. Wadi

#22 - Morimoto vs. Wadi

Season 8 - Episode 4

Theme: Mackerel Minneapolis based chef Sameh Wadi enters kitchen stadium for an exciting battle against Iron Chef Morimoto. Will Chef Wadi's Moroccan inspired cuisine excite the judges and earn him a win, or will Iron Chef Morimoto take home the honor? Tune in to see whose cuisine reigns supreme!

star 8.00
1 votes
Symon vs. Goldman

#23 - Symon vs. Goldman

Season 8 - Episode 6

theme: Chocolate and chiles Duff Goldman from Food Network's Ace of Cakes takes on Iron Chef Michael Symon in a culinary showdown. Duff isn't here just to make cakes, he's in it to win it with sweet and savory creations. Will he be able to withstand the heat of Kitchen Stadium, or will he feel the singe of defeat to Iron Chef Symon? Tune in to see whose cuisine reigns supreme!

star 8.00
1 votes
Morimoto vs. Chauhan

#24 - Morimoto vs. Chauhan

Season 8 - Episode 9

Theme: Leeks Chicago chef Maneet Chauhan is the challenger against Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto.

star 8.00
1 votes
Morimoto vs. Cohen

#25 - Morimoto vs. Cohen

Season 8 - Episode 20

Theme: Broccoli New York based Vegetarian Chef Amanda Cohen enters Kitchen Stadium to take on Iron Chef Morimoto. Will her vegetarian delicacies win over the judges, or will Morimoto take home the win? Tune in to see whose cuisine reigns supreme!

star 8.00
1 votes