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Season 11, Episode 17

Forgione vs. Waxman

Iron Chef Marc Forgione plays the role of sous chef to his father, Larry Forgione, as the two take on culinary legend and close family friend chef Jonathan Waxman. The Judges are Jose Andres, Donatella Arpaia and Farmer Lee Jones.

Saturday
Apr 29
4am | 3c
Season 0, Episode 4

Iron Chef America: Battle 4

The Grand Finale offers an unexpected twist! Tune in for a special tag team finale to the ultimate battle of culinary champions.

Wednesday
Jun 28
6pm | 5c
Season 10, Episode 13

Flay vs. Isidori

Iron Chef Bobby Flay faces off against challenger Joe Isadori. Chef Isadori is the executive chef at Southfork Kitchen in Bridgehampton, New York. Judges are Joshua Applestone, Georgia Pellegrini and Glen Davis.

Wednesday
Jul 12
6pm | 5c
Season 0, Episode 7

Iron Chef America: Thanksgiving Battle

Having won The Next Iron Chef competition, our new Iron Chef enters kitchen stadium to be challenged to the ultimate Thanksgiving battle!

Wednesday
Nov 15
11pm | 10c
Season 12, Episode 6

Vegas High Rollers: Flay vs. Sosa

It's Vaya con Vegas, baby, as the Chairman rolls the dice and pits Iron Chef Bobby Flay against challenger Angelo Sosa in a fight for the culinary title. The judges for this battle are Hal Rubenstein, Judy Joo and Billy Harris.

Wednesday
Nov 22
5pm | 4c
Season 8, Episode 15

Symon/Psilakis vs. Carro Brothers

Italian brothers Nicola and Fabrizio Carro enter kitchen stadium to take on Iron Chef Michael Symon paired with Chef Michael Psilakis. Will the brothers take down the Michael's with their classic cuisine, or will Symon and Psilakis wow the judges with their paired dishes? Tune in to see whose cuisine reigns supreme!

Wednesday
Nov 29
3pm | 2c
Season 10, Episode 7

Symon vs. Nunez

Iron Chef Michael Symon faces off against challenger Jesus Nunez. Chef Nunez is chef and owner of Gastroarte Restaurant in New York. The judges are Jose Andres, Cady Huffman, Andrew Zimmern and Sophie Michell.

Wednesday
Jan 10
3pm | 2c
Season 10, Episode 5

Symon vs. Izard

Iron Chef Michael Symon faces off against challenger Stephanie Izard. Chef Izard, a James Beard Award nominee, is chef and owner of Girl & The Goat in Chicago. The Judges are Anthony Anderson, Karine Bakhoum and David Rocco.

Wednesday
Jan 10
7pm | 6c
Season 10, Episode 7

Symon vs. Nunez

Iron Chef Michael Symon faces off against challenger Jesus Nunez. Chef Nunez is chef and owner of Gastroarte Restaurant in New York. The judges are Jose Andres, Cady Huffman, Andrew Zimmern and Sophie Michell.

Wednesday
Apr 11
11pm | 10c
Season 10, Episode 6

Flay/Vallodolid vs. Morimoto/Zimmern

Two Iron Chefs are teamed up with special guests in this All-Star Kitchen Stadium battle. Marcela Valladolid, who appears on Food Network's 'Mexican Made Easy' is paired with Iron Chef Bobby Flay; and Andrew Zimmern, of Travel Channel's 'Bizarre Foods,' joins Iron Chef Masuhara Morimoto. Judges are Penn Jillette, Donatella Arpaia Stewart and Simon Majumdar.

Thursday
Apr 19
1am | 12c
Season 12, Episode 8

Ultimate Bar Food: Flay/Anderson vs. Morimoto/Majumdar

Iron Chefs paired with amateur cooks raise the bar on common food fare in a food fight brawl. Iron Chef Bobby Flay and actor Anthony Anderson take on Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto and food writer Simon Majumdar. The judges are Billy Harris, Donatella Arpaia and Adam Fleischman.

Wednesday
May 9
3pm | 2c
Season 8, Episode 9

Flay Vs. Stone

Aussie Chef Curtis Stone enters Kitchen Stadium to take on Iron Chef Bobby Flay in a fiery battle to the finish. Will Chef Stone burn Iron Chef Flay with his take on the secret ingredient, or will he leave with the bitter taste of defeat in his mouth? Tune in to see whose cuisine reigns supreme!

Wednesday
May 9
10pm | 9c
Season 13, Episode 10

Guarnaschelli vs. Anderson

Richmond, Virginia's schnitzel queen, Chef Brittanny Anderson, hopes that she doesn't leave Kitchen Stadium feeling blue after battling one of the Chairman's best, Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli. Antonia Lofaso and Simon Majumdar serve as judges.

Monday
May 21
1am | 12c
Season 13, Episode 10

Guarnaschelli vs. Anderson

Richmond, Virginia's schnitzel queen, Chef Brittanny Anderson, hopes that she doesn't leave Kitchen Stadium feeling blue after battling one of the Chairman's best, Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli. Antonia Lofaso and Simon Majumdar serve as judges.

Sunday
May 27
6pm | 5c
Season 13, Episode 1

Izard vs. Blamey

It's the Chairman's special grill battle, and New York burger master, Chef Victoria Blamey, has a beef with Iron Chef Stephanie Izard. Judges Anthony Anderson and Judy Joo decide which chef makes the grade.

Sunday
May 27
10pm | 9c
Season 0, Episode 19

Military Grill Battle

The branches of the United States military always work together to protect the country, but there also is an intense competitive spirit among the divisions of the armed forces. The Army, Navy and Marines move their rivalry to Kitchen Stadium and join forces with three Iron Chefs in the ultimate Military Grill Battle. Iron Chefs Morimoto, Symon and Cora travel to Hawaii where each will team with a well-seasoned cook from a different branch of the military. At the scenic and historic Marine Base Hawaii at Kane'ohe Bay on the island of Oahu, the Iron Chefs and their military cohorts must cook to impress a tough panel of judges highlighting the usage of a world class grill and a bounty of Hawaiian ingredients in their culinary arsenal.

Sunday
May 27
11pm | 10c
Season 13, Episode 1

Izard vs. Blamey

It's the Chairman's special grill battle, and New York burger master, Chef Victoria Blamey, has a beef with Iron Chef Stephanie Izard. Judges Anthony Anderson and Judy Joo decide which chef makes the grade.

Monday
May 28
1am | 12c
Season 0, Episode 19

Military Grill Battle

The branches of the United States military always work together to protect the country, but there also is an intense competitive spirit among the divisions of the armed forces. The Army, Navy and Marines move their rivalry to Kitchen Stadium and join forces with three Iron Chefs in the ultimate Military Grill Battle. Iron Chefs Morimoto, Symon and Cora travel to Hawaii where each will team with a well-seasoned cook from a different branch of the military. At the scenic and historic Marine Base Hawaii at Kane'ohe Bay on the island of Oahu, the Iron Chefs and their military cohorts must cook to impress a tough panel of judges highlighting the usage of a world class grill and a bounty of Hawaiian ingredients in their culinary arsenal.

Monday
May 28
2am | 1c
Season 13, Episode 1

Izard vs. Blamey

It's the Chairman's special grill battle, and New York burger master, Chef Victoria Blamey, has a beef with Iron Chef Stephanie Izard. Judges Anthony Anderson and Judy Joo decide which chef makes the grade.

Sunday
Jun 3
6pm | 5c
Season 13, Episode 4

Zakarian vs. Taymor

Coastal Californian Chef Ari Taymor rides a wave of success into Kitchen Stadium and immediately gets to the root of the matter against Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian. Judges Leslie Bargar Suter and Dr. Woo will determine the winner.

Sunday
Jun 3
10pm | 9c
Season 13, Episode 4

Zakarian vs. Taymor

Coastal Californian Chef Ari Taymor rides a wave of success into Kitchen Stadium and immediately gets to the root of the matter against Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian. Judges Leslie Bargar Suter and Dr. Woo will determine the winner.

Monday
Jun 4
1am | 12c
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
Jun 10
3pm | 2c
Season 12, Episode 2

Grill Masters: U.S.A. vs. Australia

Team USA (Iron Chefs Bobby Flay, Marc Forgione and Alex Guarnaschelli) battles Team Australia (Chefs Adrian Richardson, Darren Robertson and Tobie Puttock) in a Grill Masters competition. The judges are Donatella Arpaia, Ryan Kwanten and Elizabeth Karmel.

Sunday
Jun 10
4pm | 3c
Season 0, Episode 19

Military Grill Battle

The branches of the United States military always work together to protect the country, but there also is an intense competitive spirit among the divisions of the armed forces. The Army, Navy and Marines move their rivalry to Kitchen Stadium and join forces with three Iron Chefs in the ultimate Military Grill Battle. Iron Chefs Morimoto, Symon and Cora travel to Hawaii where each will team with a well-seasoned cook from a different branch of the military. At the scenic and historic Marine Base Hawaii at Kane'ohe Bay on the island of Oahu, the Iron Chefs and their military cohorts must cook to impress a tough panel of judges highlighting the usage of a world class grill and a bounty of Hawaiian ingredients in their culinary arsenal.

Sunday
Jun 10
5pm | 4c
Season 13, Episode 4

Zakarian vs. Taymor

Coastal Californian Chef Ari Taymor rides a wave of success into Kitchen Stadium and immediately gets to the root of the matter against Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian. Judges Leslie Bargar Suter and Dr. Woo will determine the winner.

Sunday
Jun 10
6pm | 5c
Season 13, Episode 8

Forgione vs. Dang

Vietnamese Chef Thai Dang fishes for a win from the Chairman during his battle against Iron Chef Marc Forgione. Judges Jonathan Waxman and Tanya Holland will determine a winner.

Sunday
Jun 10
10pm | 9c

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.

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