Masaharu Morimoto

Discovering the "Fifth Taste"
Morimoto vs. Tila
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Chef Jet Tila challenges Iron Chef Morimoto to a seaweed battle.

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  • Iron Chef America

    Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian faces off against Challenger Dale Talde, the Executive Chef at Talde, an Asian-American restaurant in Brooklyn. The Judges for this battle are Anya Fernald, Martin Yan and Judy Joo.

  • Iron Chef America

    The branches of the United States military always work together to protect the country, but there also is an intense competitive spirit among the divisions of the armed forces. The Army, Navy and Marines move their rivalry to Kitchen Stadium and join forces with three Iron Chefs in the ultimate Military Grill Battle. Iron Chefs Morimoto, Symon and Cora travel to Hawaii where each will team with a well-seasoned cook from a different branch of the military. At the scenic and historic Marine Base Hawaii at Kane'ohe Bay on the island of Oahu, the Iron Chefs and their military cohorts must cook to impress a tough panel of judges highlighting the usage of a world class grill and a bounty of Hawaiian ingredients in their culinary arsenal.

  • Iron Chef America

    Iron Chefs Morimoto and Symon travel to Hawaii for the first ever Iron Chef America tailgating showdown.

  • Iron Chef America

    It's a Philadelphia showdown as Chef Michael Solomonov takes on Iron Chef Jose Garces. Will Kitchen Stadium be filled with brotherly love, or sibling rivalry?

  • Iron Chef America

    Two Iron Chefs are teamed up with special guests in this All-Star Kitchen Stadium battle. Marcela Valladolid, who appears on Food Network's 'Mexican Made Easy' is paired with Iron Chef Bobby Flay; and Andrew Zimmern, of Travel Channel's 'Bizarre Foods,' joins Iron Chef Masuhara Morimoto. Judges are Penn Jillette, Donatella Arpaia Stewart and Simon Majumdar.

  • Iron Chef America

    Iron Chef Michael Symon faces off against challenger Stephanie Izard. Chef Izard, a James Beard Award nominee, is chef and owner of Girl & The Goat in Chicago. The Judges are Anthony Anderson, Karine Bakhoum and David Rocco.

  • Iron Chef America

    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.

  • Iron Chef America

    Philadelphia's Walter Staib is a German-trained chef with a passion for food history. Will his battle against Iron Chef Flay go down in history as a thrilling victory or a crushing defeat?

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  • Iron Chef America

    Challenging Chef Roger Mooking is more than just a celebrated chef on the Toronto restaurant scene - he's an R&B sensation in his native Canada. Will he rock Iron Chef Symon's world, or will he walk away from Kitchen Stadium singing the blues?

About Masaharu Morimoto

Iron Chef Morimoto got his start at Nobu. He opened his own restaurant, Morimoto, in Philadelphia in 2002 and a second one in NYC in 2006. More

Recipes by Masaharu Morimoto
Iron Chef America

Based upon the Japanese cult sensation, Iron Chef America carries on the legend of Kitchen Stadium and the famed "secret ingredient."