The Next Iron Chef Secret Ingredient Bracket Challenge Winner Is ...

In this bracket challenge, you voted for the secret ingredient you thought was the hardest to work with in the past four seasons of The Next Iron Chef. In Round 1, you had to narrow down eight ingredients to four. In Round 2, you had to choose the two finalists. In the Finals, you chose the winner.

NIC4 Episode 3 Chairman's Challenge

NIC4 Episode 3 Chairman's Challenge

Host Alton Brown revealing the Chairman's Challenge "Movie Snacks" in Episode 3 as seen on Food Network Next Iron Chef Season 4.

Photo by: Edward Chen/Creel Films ©2011, Television Food Network, G.P.

Edward Chen/Creel Films, 2011, Television Food Network, G.P.

The winner is ... Gummy Candy.

Gummy candy was used in Season 4, Episode 3. The challenge had the chefs cooking two dishes incorporating movie theater candy. Michael Chiarello used gummy bears in his dishes. See highlights from that episode below.

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