Food Network Challenge

Hosted by Claire Robinson

Flying Knives

America’s top Teppanyaki chefs have come to Hawaii to slice and dice their way through two rounds of competition. The speed round is a blur of steel, fire and steam as the competitors cook a surf and turf dinner in the time it usually takes to order a meal. In the signature round anything goes as the competitors attempt to entertain a tough panel of judges using everything from magic to juggling, all while creating a mind-blowing meal. Be careful. This show is dangerous!


Kevin Matsuda
Kevin Matsuda
Hyatt Regency Waikiki Resort’s Musashi Restaurant
Mililani, Hawaii

Kalae Tanaka
Kalae Tanaka
Teppanyaki Chef – Sheraton Maui
Wailuku, Hawaii

Nick Narimatsu
Nick Narimatsu
Teppanyaki Chef at Tanaka of Tokyo
Honolulu, Hawaii

Lam Ha
Executive Teppanyaki Chef – Ichiban Restaurant
Minneapolis, Minn.

Cavin Ross
Head Chef/Bartender – Fire & Ice
South Lake Tahoe, Calif.

Tony Nemoto
Benihana Regional Chef

Peter Tanhnavong
Owner/Chef – Pacific Wave Restaurant
St. Petersburg, Fla.

(Episode: CC0313H)

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