Episode 5: Respect
The rivals kept top-secret journals during the competition. See Chef Chauhan's plans for the all-American plate that sent her home.
In this "all-American" episode, the six remaining competitors face the test of respect. Guest expert/judge Lt. Col. Barnes of the U.S. Army explains the Secret Ingredient challenge: Show respect for the potato by creating a potato dish in 45 minutes. In the Chairman's Challenge, the chefs must show respect for the United States by cooking four dishes representing the North, South, East, and West. Before elimination, Alton Brown reveals that the five surviving chefs will travel to Las Vegas.
Alton maps out what's in store: Four dishes, four regions, and a big trip for the top five.
Which rival would you want to see battling it out in Kitchen Stadium as the newest Iron Chef?
Get personal with this week's guest judge, Iron Chef Jose Garces.