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Season 4, Episode 2

Cora vs. Myers

Iron Chef Cat Cora is challenged to a culinary battle by Chef David Myers who is hoping to steal a victory.


Judges
Karine Bakhoum
Soledad O'Brien
Mo Rocca


Challenger stats: Chef Myers
From: Los Angeles

Restaurants: Sona, Boule

Cuisine: Modern French/Seasonally Spontaneous

Interests: Surfing, and traveling

Ideal secret ingredient: It would be a fun challenge to do anything.

Ideal judge: Jeffrey Steingarten

Culinary secret weapon: My team

Favorite restaurant: Sushi Nozawa

Favorite food: Sushi

Weirdest thing you've ever eaten: Fugu sperm sack

Favorite food destination: Tokyo, Singapore, and all over Europe

Alternative dream job: Architect


Thursday
Aug 25
8pm | 7c
Season 8, Episode 8

Symon vs. Crenn

San Francisco chef Dominique Crenn was a competitor in Next Iron Chef season 2, and has come to Kitchen Stadium to take on the ultimate challenger in Iron Chef Symon, winner of the first season of Next Iron Chef. Will Chef Crenn be able to prove that she has what it takes? Tune in to see whose cuisine reigns supreme.

Monday
Apr 30
1am | 12c
Season 8, Episode 24

Cora vs. Mullen

New York Chef extraordinaire Seamus Mullen enters Kitchen Stadium for the first time since competing in Next Iron Chef season 2 to take on Iron Chef Cat Cora. Will Chef Mullen take what he learned in the Next Iron Chef competition and bring his A game to Kitchen stadium, or will be feel the heat of defeat to Iron Chef Cora? Tune in to see whose cuisine reigns supreme!

Saturday
May 19
11pm | 10c
Season 9, Episode 18

Symon vs. Johnson

Challenging Chef Wayne Johnson traded in an accounting career for a life in the kitchen. Can he count on a win against Iron Chef Michael Symon, or will his record be in the red?

Sunday
Sep 30
2am | 1c
Season 10, Episode 16

Forgione vs. Wong

There are lots of tricks and treats in this sweet Halloween battle, as Iron Chef Marc Forgione is challenged by Chef Lee Anne Wong. Judges are Kathy Griffin, Donatella Arpaia Stewart and Kelly Ripa. Chef Wong was a semi-finalist on "Top Chef" and appears on Cooking Channel's "Unique Eats."

Saturday
Oct 27
11pm | 10c
Season 0, Episode 20

Thanksgiving Showdown

Team Iron Chef America (Iron Chefs Michael Symon, Marc Forgione and Geoffrey Zakarian) takes on Team Chopped (Chefs Aaron Sanchez, Scott Conant and Marc Murphy) in this Thanksgiving Showdown. The Judges are Anthony Anderson, Donatella Arpaia, Simon Majumdar and Hal Rubenstein.

Saturday
Nov 17
5pm | 4c
Season 10, Episode 11

Zakarian vs. Schenker

Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian faces off against chef Jesse Schenker, chef and owner of Recette in New York. Judges are Julie White, Art Smith and Anya Fernald.

Saturday
Aug 3
11pm | 10c
Season 10, Episode 4

Flay vs. Hastings

Iron Chef Bobby Flay faces off against Challenger Chris Hastings, chef and owner at Hot and Hot Fish Club in Birmingham, Alabama. Judges are Anthony Anderson, Donatella Arpaia Stewart and Simon Majumdar.

Sunday
Aug 4
11pm | 10c
Season 11, Episode 19

Garces vs. Bissonnette

Iron Chef Jose Garces faces off against challenger Jamie Bissonnette. Chef Bissonnette, a former "Chopped" champion, is chef/owner of Coppa and Toro restaurants in Boston. Judges are Judy Joo, John T. Edge and Karine Bakhoum.

Sunday
Jan 19
3pm | 2c
Season 9, Episode 12

Garces vs. Medina

Mexico City native Chef Julian Medina enters Kitchen Stadium to challenge the master of Latin food, Iron Chef Jose Garces. Which chef has the flavor, and which will fall flat?

Thursday
Feb 27
4am | 3c
Season 11, Episode 5

Flay vs. Thaimee

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.

Saturday
Apr 19
4am | 3c
Season 12, Episode 7

Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad 60's Meal

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.

Sunday
Sep 14
2pm | 1c
Season 10, Episode 10

Garces vs. Becker

Iron Chef Jose Garces faces off against Challenger Franklin Becker, executive chef at "Abe and Arthur's," a critically acclaimed eatery in New York City. Judges are Raul de Molina, Candice Kumai and Richard Belzer.

Saturday
Feb 14
4am | 3c

About the Show

Based upon the Japanese cult sensation, Iron Chef America carries on the legend of Kitchen Stadium and the famed "secret ingredient." Each week, world-class chefs battle the legendary Iron Chefs of America: Bobby Flay, Mario Batali, Masaharu Morimoto, Cat Cora, Jose Garces, Michael Symon, Marc Forgione and Geoffrey Zakarian. Alton Brown serves as Commentator and Mark Dacascos is Chairman.

About the Host

Alton Brown

Alton Brown, host of Good Eats, appears regularly on Food Network Star, Iron Chef America and Cutthroat Kitchen.