The heat is on in Kitchen Stadium as Chef Peter Kelly challenges Iron Chef Bobby Flay to a grilling extravaganza!
Challenger stats: Chef Kelly
Restaurants: Xaviars at Piermont, Freelance Café & Wine Bar, Restaurant X and Bully Boy Bar, X2O Xaviars on the Hudson
Cuisine: Contemporary American
Interests: Food, wine and basketball
Ideal secret ingredient: Crab
Culinary inspirations: The Earth, the seas and Alain Chapel
Ideal judge: Mom
Culinary secret weapon: There are no secrets
Favorite restaurant: Galitoires N.O.
Favorite food: Crab
Food you won't go near: Lima beans
Weirdest thing you've ever eaten: Spam Parmesean (with Velveeta)
Favorite food destination: Beaune, France
Alternative dream job: Political operative