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 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.

  • Iron Chef America

    Iron Chef Bobby Flay faces off against Challenger Micah Wexler. Chef Wexler is a James Beard award semi-finalist for Rising Star Chef of the Year 2012. Judges are Anthony Anderson, Karine Bakhoum and Michael Ruhlman.

  • Iron Chef America

    Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli faces off against Challenger Robert Clark. Chef Clark is the owner of The Fish Counter in Vancouver, Canada. The judges for this battle are Donatella Arpaia, Art Smith and Elettra Wiedemann.

  • Iron Chef America

    Challenging Chef Jet Tila holds the Guinness World Record for World's Largest Stir Fry. Will he throw Iron Chef Morimoto into the blazing wok, or will he be tossed to the flames?

  • Iron Chef America

    Iron Chef Bobby Flay faces off against Challenger Hong Thaimee. Chef Thaimee is Executive Chef at Ngam, a Thai restaurant in New York City. Judges are Troy Johnson, Ree Drummond and Josh Ozersky.

  • Iron Chef America

    Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian faces off against challenger Eduard Frauneder, executive chef at Edi & The Wolf in New York. Judges are Jeffrey Steingarten, Cady Huffman, and John Curtas.

  • Iron Chef America

    Iron Chef Marc Forgione faces off against challenger Shawn McClain, the executive chef at Sage, at Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. Martin Yan, Ching-He Huang and Adam Richman are the judges for this battle.

  • Iron Chef America

    Chef Emma Hearst is the youngest challenger ever to enter Kitchen Stadium! She challenges old pro Iron Chef Michael Symon. Will youth and exuberance trump age and experience?

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  • Iron Chef America

    Iron Chef Jose Garces faces off against challenger Russell Jackson, a.k.a. "The Dissident Chef." Judges for this battle are John T. Edge, Anya Fernald and Jose Andres.

  • Iron Chef America

    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.

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."